Vishnu Springs, Illinois - Ira & Reatha T. Post Wildlife Sanctuary

Ira & Reatha T. Post Wildlife Sanctuary

The property is now known as the Ira & Reatha T. Post Wildlife Sanctuary and is operated by the Western Illinois University Foundation as a wildlife sanctuary and study area for the university's students.

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