Meacham Grove Nature Preserve

The 255-acre Meacham Grove Forest Preserve in Bloomingdale features woodland groves, meadows, wetlands, the meandering Spring Brook Creek and the Meacham Grove Nature Preserve.


About Meacham Grove Nature Preserve

On the east side of Meacham Grove, the lake and adjacent wetlands are excellent places to hear western chorus frogs or see great egrets, great blue herons, swallows, and other native wildlife, including beavers and dragonflies.

On the west side of Bloomingdale-Roselle Road, native plants, some endangered, grow in an upland forest etched with intermittent streams. In 2012 the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission gave this area an extra level of protection by designating it as the Meacham Grove Nature Preserve.

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