Ornithological Summary

This site was chosen as an IBA because it met the criteria for Yellow-crowned Night-Herons.

Conservation Issues

This site is heavily trafficked but city staff take careful efforts to protect the birds at this site.

Ownership

Granite City Park District
618-877-3059

Habitat

The site contains about 13 acres of developed areas / buildings, 13 acres of ball fields, tennis and basketball courts, many paved trails, a pool, outdoor pavilion and other amenities. Over 1000 native and rare trees have been planted around the park.

Land Use

The site contains about 13 acres of developed areas / buildings, 13 acres of ball fields, tennis and basketball courts, many paved trails, a pool, outdoor pavilion and other amenities. Over 1000 native and rare trees have been planted around the park.

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