Caring for the Fox River

River Trippin’ with Jenni

Join Jenni Kempf Schiavone, the Director of Education Programs Operations at FOTFR, on Sunday, February 12 at 12:30 pm at the Schweitzer Environmental Center for a presentation on her full-length Fox River paddling trip.

WHAT WE DO:

Watershed Protection

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.

WHAT WE DO:

Education

Friends of the Fox River is creating a watershed of caretakers through our unique hands-on, science based, water quality educational programs to teachers, students and volunteers who desire to help protect the Fox River Watershed.

WHAT WE DO:

Public Outreach

Friends of the Fox River works to engage local and state governments, planners, educators, property owners, and everyone who lives, works, studies, or plays in the Fox River’s watershed.

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Fox River Dam Removal | FAQ’s

Learn more about Fox River dam removal and river restoration by visiting our Dam FAQ’s page. Explore other river-related topics under the Resources tab on the top menu.

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Creating a Watershed of Caretakers

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.

Local protection of natural resources has never been more important!

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Canoe Raffle FUNdraiser

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Friends of the Fox River is celebrating National Canoe Day, June 26, by offering this beautiful Canadienne canoe to raise funds in support of environmental education programs for schools and the general public. Help support watershed education experiences for children.

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