Our vision for the Fox River watershed in Illinois is to balance all the uses and demands on our natural resources
while preserving and enhancing a healthy environment.

Downstream E-Newsletter
Current Issue: 11-9-15
Archived Issues
Fox River Water Trail Initiative
Screenings of the film DAMNATION
River Clean-Ups Calendar
Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge
Fox River Study Group
A Citizen's Guide to Preserving the Fox River
Rain Garden Initiative
Rain Garden Photo Showcase
Boone-Dutch Creek Watershed Planning
FREP Membership Meeting
Wednesday, January 13, 2016   
 1 PM
The Protection & Stewardship of
Crystal Lake and its Watershed

News/Upcoming Meetings
10-6-15  We were pleased to receive this notice: Thank you for your renewed application for technical assistance from the National Park Service (NPS) Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program for Fiscal Year 2016.  Although we have not received an approved budget from Congress and the President, we would like to confirm that your application requesting assistance for the Illinois and Wisconsin Fox River Water Trail Initiative meets our program goals and application criteria.  Consequently, we have preliminarily accepted your application and fully expect to continue our assistance once the budget is finally approved.

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Presentations from 2015 Fox River Summit
Woodhills Bay Colony Stormwater Master Plan
Assessing harmful algal blooms/HABs in Lake County