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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) received a $525,250 grant award on September 24, 2010 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency' Voluntary Public Access andHabitat Improvement Program (VPA-HIP) to develop and implement an Illinois Recreational Access Program (IRAP).


This document lists implementation plans for Year 1 Objectives:

• Provide access to 100 youth turkey hunting sites

• Provide 2 new access points for fishing, canoeing, and boating on the Kankakee and Iroquois Rivers

• Provide walk in fishing access for 200 acres of impoundments

• Provide walk in fishing access for 5 miles of non-navigable streams; and

• Provide access to 500 acres for youth deer hunting on large landowner properties.

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