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Dam #28

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Alton Riverlands Site : Army Corps Headquarters

over 400 species of birds use the Mississippi for seasonal migration routes. The Army corps uses this site as open agriculture lands by practices crop rotation methods, for larger food production and

+Audubon Rivelands Conservation Site :Army Corps .4 mile

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.57 mile

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420 .45 mile

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Columbia Bottom Lands : Permeable Terrains

KELLY CORCORAN

1 mile

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Columbia Bottom Lands : Permeable Terrains +

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Continuation of Riverlands bird sanctuary with river ferry connecting the sites. Mounds transform the stitched agricultural lands by allowing back waters to filtrate into the terrain. Kayaking and Cycling connect paths across the landscape.

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Castor Canadensis Island

Chain of Rocks Bridge

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Chain of Rocks Bridge

Pedestrian and Cycling Bridge over The Mississippi site. Native Planting nursery for selling plants grown at the Permeable Terrains Site.

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nal) Gabaret island (Chain of Rocks Canal) A mostly forested and rocky landscape which was altered by man in the 1950’s excavating bed rock to provide a safe route for traveling barges. The forested landscape is home to wildlife and a great spot for edger fishermen.

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Monotheism Island

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Monotheism Island

Wildlife Reserve requires a camping permit. Kayak down from the Columbia Bottomlands site along 14 Miles of open Mississippi River Free of Barge traffic

1.64 miles

Lock #27 410

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al P oint Chain of Rocks Canal Point Hikers can venture to the clearing to watch barges pass through lock 27. The visitor center is located just off to the side of the lock and Army Corps rangers are more then happy to give public tours of the facilities.

+ 1994 INFERRED .41 Aerial of existing conditions

a creative collection

An isolated landscape in times of high water; but majestically opens its shores in moments of low tide. This island is a circuital research island that provide habitat for the Castor Canadensis and migrating birds.

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