Highlights and News

May 1, 2007

Celebrate Spring by Helping to Clean Up the Fox River! Friends of the Fox River’s Fox Rescue Cleanup is Saturday, May 19, 2007. Locations are scheduled throughout the watershed. For more information about river cleanups, please contact Fox Rescue Coordinator Jessi DeMartini at 630-871-7548 or jdemartini@dupageforest.com. Cleanups Aurora – Join Friends of the Fox River for … Read more

May 2007 Newsletter

Last month’s successful passage of five open space referenda in the Fox River watershed gives us 10,000 reasons to celebrate — one reason per acre of additional land that will be preserved in McHenry, Kane and Kendall Counties! Let’s keep up the momentum. Stay informed, get involved and be active in conservation efforts in your … Read more

April 30, 2007

For Immediate Release: April 30, 2007

  • Monitor With Your Mother Event
  • Annual Mothers Day Celebration
  • Forget the Flowers, Bag the Brunch, and Can the Candy.

Try something different on Mothers Day. Join Friends of the Fox River on Mothers Day, May 13, 2007, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., for our 8th annual Monitor with Your Mother celebration. This event has now become a tradition for many families as a way to celebrate their Mothers and our Mother Earth at the same time.

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April 18, 2007

For Immediate Release: April 18, 2007 Calling all stream enthusiasts! “Meet the Macros” Workshop for stream monitors, teachers, fishermen & anyone curious about what’s living in their local stream. McHenry County Conservation District and Friends of the Fox River’s Monitoring Network are co-sponsoring a free introduction to benthic (stream bottom) macroinvertebrates workshop on Saturday, April … Read more

April 2007 Newsletter

Spring is here! Time to get out and make a difference in our watershed. Here’s just a few ways: Vote ‘Yes’ for open space on April 17. Volunteer at Sierra Club-Valley of the Fox Group’s River Rescue on April 21. Learn about stream ecology at “Meet the Macros” workshop on April 28. Thank you to … Read more

March 30, 2007

For Immediate Release: March 30, 2007 ‘Meet the Macros’ Workshop for Stream Monitors, Teachers, Fishermen, and Stream Ecology Enthusiasts Friends of the Fox River’s Water Monitoring Network is co-hosting a workshop on Saturday, April 28 from 1:00-4:00 PM at The Conference Center at Glacial Park, 6316 Harts Road in Ringwood. The free workshop will cover … Read more