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Maintaining Ravine and Bluff Vegetation

By following the guidelines in this brochure, property owners can avoid common mistakes that degrade north shore ravines' slope stability and bluffs while enhancing property aesthetics and preserving these important natural resources. Please share this information with those who care for your ravine or bluff property.  This publication was funded by NOAA, the Illinois Coastal Management Program, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Maintaining Ravine and Bluff Vegetation
Steep Slope Shrub and Tree Removal Guidelines
Steep Slope Herbaceous Species Removal Guidelines
Native Ravine Plants for Restoration