The Ingleside National Natural Landmark is the only remaining open-water quaking bog
in the Land of Lincoln.
* Ghastly ghouls haunt the trails of Volo Bog this weekend at the quaking bog
's Ghost Stories Plus event.
A half-mile boardwalk gives visitors a close look at the only quaking bog
The snow party thrown by the Friends of Volo Bog and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources features planned activities like winter-themed nature crafts, a snow sculpting contest, bog tours, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or hiking on Illinois' only quaking bog
While Ruttner (1953) remarks that the development of a floating mat, typical of "quaking bogs
," is likely only over shallow benches and in protected bays, Wilcox & Simonin (1988) conclude that classic floating-mat peatlands are largely a function of deep, steep-sided basins that allow horizontal mat growth to exceed vertical peat accumulation.