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: 
April 27, 2016

Archived Issues
Fox River Water Trail Initiative
Screenings of the film DAMNATION
Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge
Fox River Study Group
Rain Garden Initiative
Rain Garden Photo Showcase
Boone-Dutch Creek Watershed Planning
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
FREP Membership Meeting     
1 PM

Location:  Algonquin Village Hall       Details
News/Upcoming Meetings
FREP has joined with the Southeast Wisconsin Fox River Partnership and other partners to pursue the designation of all or portions of the Fox River in Wisconsin and Illinois as a National Water Trail through the National Park Services' National Water Trail System. Technical assistance from the NPS Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program has been awarded and planning is currently proceeding.  
Visit our Water Trail page HERE
NEW: Using Green Infrastructure to Control Combined Sewer Overflows & Aurora Rain Garden Program
Presentations from 2016 Fox River Summit
Chicago Region Trees Initiative
The Protection & Stewardship of Crystal Lake
and Its Watershed
Impact of Coal Tar and Other High PAH Pavement Sealants