Organization Profile

Burnham Park - Chicago Park District

The Burnham Nature Sanctuary is one of the three main areas that make up the Burnham Wildlife Corridor, a 100-acre ribbon of urban wilderness running through Burnham Park. In 1998 the Chicago Park District began natural area improvements at the 9 acre site at 47th Street in Burnham Park. Improvements included rehabilitation and enhancement of the wooded edge, the creation of a butterfly meadow, and the creation of a new prairie. A path winds through the butterfly meadow to the prairie, along the woodland edge. Prairie wildflowers bloom through spring, summer, and fall, providing color and beauty to the landscape.

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Chicago, IL, 60605