White Rock Nature Preserve

White Rock Nature Preserve Opens!

December 16, 2011 clifftop CliffNotes

White Rock landscape, T. Rollins

White Rock Nature Preserve is now open to the public. The 306-acre tract is permanently protected by formal dedication with the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission. The preserve is owned by two local conservation non-profit organizations — Clifftop and the Southwestern Illinois Resource Conservation & Development.   The purchase of White Rock was made possible by […]


White Rock Nature Preserve

The Unique Nature, Wildlife, and Habitats of Our Bluff Lands

March 4, 2011 clifftop CliffNotes

White Rock, T. Rollins

Dennis Knobloch, Vice President, Clifftop I grew up in the dawn’s long shadows of the bluff line. I have watched a lifetime of sunsets illuminating the cliff face — like a limestone necklace, jewelling the landscape of Valmeyer. My German ancestors spoke legions about the bluff lands’ magic and bounty; they spoke with that old […]


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