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Cedar Glen State Natural Area

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Site Characteristics

  • Huntable acres: 1,150
  • Habitat: Site is characterized by a mix of upland bluffs that consist of oak-hickory woodlands interspersed with hill prairie, savanna, dry barren, open woodland, with various ponds and intermittent creeks. Bottomlands consist of the Mississippi River floodplain forest and successional fields. Two large riverine islands provide refuge for wintering bald eagles and a heron rookery.
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Site-specific Regulations

  • All statewide hunting regulations apply at site unless noted hereafter.
  • Site requires use of windshield card, displayed on vehicle dashboard, to report hunting effort and harvest by 15 February.
  • Use Hunt Planner to find hunting seasons open at this site.
  • All hunting on site ends on Dec 15
  • Species-specific rules:

Deer

Firearm

  • Requires a site-specific permit issued through the Springfield office.
  • Quota of 30 hunters
  • Hunting Ends after December 15, in respect to Bald Eagle roosting activity.

Muzzleloader

  • Requires a site-specific permit issued through the Springfield office.
  • 2nd 3-day weekend only
  • Quota of 30 hunters
  • Hunting Ends after December 15, in respect to Bald Eagle roosting activity.

Archery

  • Dictated by statewide regulations
  • Hunting Ends after December 15, in respect to Bald Eagle roosting activity.

Youth Deer

  • statewide regulations

Turkey

  • No turkey hunting is offered.

Waterfowl

  • No waterfowl hunting is offered.

Squirrels/Rabbits

  • No squirrel/rabbit hunting is offered.

Upland Birds

  • No upland bird hunting is offered.

Furbearers

  • No furbearer hunting/trapping is offered.

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