UPDATED: Hunting resumes at Des Plaines Game Propagation Center
November 19, 2013 at 07:15 PM
Prairie State Outdoors
WILMINGTON, IL - The Illinois Department of Natural Resources will resume hunting programs at the Des Plaines Game Propagation Center beginning today.
Hunting areas 5 and 6 will remain closed due to numerous downed trees and storm clean up activities.
For more information, call the site office at (815) 476-6741.
This is the original news item:
Damage caused by severe weather Nov. 17 has forced the suspension of hunting programs at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Des Plaines Game Propagation Center near Wilmington.
The closure is in effect until further notice.
The Des Plaines Game Propagation Center (GPC), located at 30550 S. Boathouse Road, Wilmington, sustained significant damage to several buildings, as well as numerous downed trees in the woodlands at the site, causing hazards for site visitors and hunters, according to an agency press release.
Hunting programs remain open at the nearby Des Plaines State Fish and Wildlife Area.