Creating a Watershed of Caretakers

Support Friends of the Fox River Today!
  • Featured Causes
    Thank you for helping preserve the Fox River! Your financial or in-kind donations directly support our river protection efforts: education events, cleanups, stream monitoring, and habitat improvement.  Donate Now
Cleanup and Advocacy


The Fox River can’t defend itself. When its health is threatened, Friends of the Fox River speaks on the river’s behalf. The river can’t clean itself either. Participate in shoreline and on-the-water rescue cleanups from April to October.

Learn More

Recreation and Education


Take a simple rejuvenating walk along the river. Paddle it, bike it, fish it—all with a watchful eye for trees, plants and wildlife. Join a canoe trip to make a physical connection to the river to better appreciate its beauty, habitat, and challenges.

Learn More

Give Your Resources


Become a member, a volunteer “Watershed Watchdog.” Join the rescue cleanup crew. Monitor water quality—we’ll show you how. Provide a service, learn from an expert—teach, learn, plant, water, or weed at the Schweitzer Environmental Center.

Learn More

Local protection of natural resources has never been more important!

Help us keep on Fixin’ The Fox.
Join, or renew your membership here

Check out our GuideStar NFP profile here…

We’re a member of EarthShare. Support our mission through workplace giving. Learn more here…

ES_Illinois_cropped sml

2021 Calendar

Give the gift that gives all year!

2021 calendar cover
The holiday gift giving season is here and Friends of the Fox River’s 2021 Calendar is the perfect solution for everyone on your holiday gift list. Give a gift that reminds “giftee’s” of your love at least once a month, throughout the year!
Show your friends and family the places along the Fox River that bring joy and healing.


Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Stay up-to-date on Friends of the Fox River news and events.

Sign up for our email newsletter and never miss a thing!

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Recent News

Read All News