Creating a Watershed of Caretakers

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Local protection of natural resources has never been more important!

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Canoe Raffle

THANK YOU to Ted Bell for donating this brand new Northstar Northwind 16 canoe.

THANK YOU to everyone who bought a raffle ticket, you’re all winners!

And THANK YOU VERY MUCH to everyone who donated to our FUNdraiser to help us expand our education programs to schools throughout the Fox River’s watershed.

Win this canoe!

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