To examine species lists, maps, and data analysis for a particular site, please select from the map below or by name from the list.

To explore data patterns across multiple sites, please choose an option for the map below.

Site List
Ambler Expansion
Arcelor Mittal Burns Harbor
Barker Woods
Beaver Dam
Big Marsh
Bur Oak Woods
Calumet Prairie
Charter School of the Dunes
Coffee Creek
Cressmoor Prairie
ExxonMobil Hammond Terminal
Fox Run
Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
Great Marsh North
Hegewisch Marsh
Hidden Prairie
Indian Ridge Marsh
INDU - Central Beach West
INDU Great Marsh, Brown Kintzele Ditch West
INDU Great Marsh, Cowles Wetland Complex West
INDU Great Marsh, Derby Ditch East
INDU Great Marsh, Tansley Marsh
INDU Headquarter Woods
INDU Lake Plain Prairie
INDU Miller Woods
INDU Mt. Baldy
Ivanhoe Dune and Swale
Ivanhoe South
Kankakee Sands
Kennedy-Cline East
Kennedy-Cline West
Krueger Middle School
Little Calumet River Prairie & Wetlands
Marquette Pannes
Marquette Park
Munster Heritage Park & Bieker Woods
Pine Station
Richardson Preserve
Roxana Marsh
Samuelson Fen
Stockwell Woods
Taltree Arboretum
Tolleston Ridges
Trail Creek Fen
UofC FieldStation-MI
Wolf Lake peninsula
FQI (Floristic Quality Index), Native Only
FQI (Floristic Quality Index), Native Only
46.07 - 55.28
36.85 - 46.07
27.64 - 36.85
18.43 - 27.64
9.21 - 18.43
0 - 9.21

Protected Species Policy
To prevent poaching, NIRMI does not provide the location of any endangered, threatened, or otherwise protected species found within any of our plots. All lists, charts, and calculations (richness, FQI, etc.) therefore exclude these species as well.
If you are conducting research and have a legitimate need for this unfiltered data, please contact us at
nirmi (at) iun (dot) edu.

SiteFQI (Floristic Quality Index), Native Only
Gibson Woods Nature Preserve55.28
Cressmoor Prairie52.15
Little Calumet River Prairie & Wetlands49.4
Marquette Pannes46.07
Ambler Expansion45.73
Samuelson Fen44.66
INDU Miller Woods44.32
Barker Woods44.11
Wolf Lake peninsula44.04
Calumet Prairie43.64
Kankakee Sands43.54
Hidden Prairie42.27
INDU Great Marsh, Cowles Wetland Complex West41.29
INDU Great Marsh, Tansley Marsh40.08
Ivanhoe South39.87
INDU Headquarter Woods39.63
Great Marsh North39.38
Bur Oak Woods39.12
Richardson Preserve39.09
INDU Great Marsh, Derby Ditch East36.61
Munster Heritage Park & Bieker Woods36.57
Charter School of the Dunes36.56
INDU Great Marsh, Brown Kintzele Ditch West36.22
Stockwell Woods35.56
Hegewisch Marsh35.41
Trail Creek Fen34.42
Fox Run33.94
Marquette Park33.62
INDU Lake Plain Prairie32.5
Beaver Dam32.25
Krueger Middle School31.85
UofC FieldStation-MI31.82
Ivanhoe Dune and Swale31.75
Coffee Creek30.65
Arcelor Mittal Burns Harbor29.19
Roxana Marsh23.97
Kennedy-Cline East22.91
Pine Station22.12
Kennedy-Cline West21.89
INDU Mt. Baldy21.34
ExxonMobil Hammond Terminal17.08
Taltree Arboretum17.06
INDU - Central Beach West16.94
Tolleston Ridges15.18
Indian Ridge Marsh12.85
Big Marsh0
Copy data to Excel or other programs:
(Ctrl-C to copy to clipboard, Ctrl-V to paste)
(C)opyright 2010-2023 NIRMI