The 58-acre Birds Junction Marsh was acquired in 1995.
It is part of the DuPage River preservation system, which conserves more than 1,500 acres.
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Birds Junction Marsh protects a diversity of habitats, including forest, savanna and wetland.
Wildlife found at the preserve includes more than 70 bird species.
The preserve is also home to a variety of plant species, including the hooded violet and sickle pod.
The site is managed with invasive species control and prescribed burning to protect and enhance its natural resources.