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Bandito Barney’s 10 N River St, East Dundee

Join us for our 9th annual FUNdraiser at Bandito Barney's in East Dundee. Your admission gains you tickets for samples of craft beer and wine PLUS appetizers. Enjoy mingling with other river lovers and try your luck at our great raffle for prizes from local businesses including bike shops, restaurants, hair designers, food purveyors and ... Read more

$35 – $60

Communications Committee Meeting

IL

The Communications Committee of Friends of the Fox River is a vehicle and resource for the board and other committees to utilize. Our goal is to communicate their messages which includes (but is not limited to) a blog, event, news release, on or offline, to the public. Join the committee, headed up by Bob Sutton, ... Read more

FREP Noon Network – Tour of the  Urban Stream Research Center

To help prepare for their tour, please RSVP your plan to attend to:info@foxriverecosystem.orgPresenters: Everett Krause & Andres OrtegaThe Urban Stream Research Center (USRC) serves as the Forest Preserve District’s facility for aquatic conservation programs and is the only facility of its kind in Illinois. Located where Springbrook Creek enters the West Branch DuPage River in Blackwell Forest Preserve in Warrenville, ... Read more

A Fox River Testimony – Program at Schweitzer Environmental Center

Joel Sheesley, artist, poet, emeritus professor of art at Wheaton College, in collaboration with The Conservation Foundation set out to paint the Fox River Valley using a plein air approach. His book "A Fox River Legacy" is the culmination of his journey. He says "We must learn to see our river before we can love ... Read more

Friends of the Fox River Education Services Committee

Please contact Gary Swick 815-370-0026 to attend this committee meeting. The Education Services team includes seasoned educators, active classroom teachers and young professionals. The team strategizes the growth of our established student programs and public outreach needs. They develop activities, associated materials, and work collaboratively to deliver effective programming in the stream, in classrooms and ... Read more

A Walk with John Duerr

Join retired Executive Director at Forest Preserve District of Kane County, Jon Duerr at Jon Duerr Forest Preserve for stories of the land. 10-11 main talk, 11-12 various small group interpretive stops followed by a provided lunch. Registration is opening soon. It is pretty rare to have the opportunity to have a dedicated property’s namesake ... Read more

Friends of the Fox River Executive Committee Meeting

The chairperson of the Executive Committee is Gary Swick, president of Friends of the Fox River. The committee prepares the board meeting agenda and discusses upcoming issues and events. Other committee topics include: A. Strategic Plan DevelopmentB. Supervise staffC. Guide the Board development processD. Review Bylaws & amp; recommend updatesE. Perform other functions described in ... Read more

Friends of the Fox River Executive Committee Meeting

Schweitzer Environmental 16N900 Sleepy Hollow Rd, West Dundee, IL

The chairperson of the Executive Committee is Gary Swick, president of Friends of the Fox River. The committee prepares the board meeting agenda and discusses upcoming issues and events. Other committee topics include: A. Strategic Plan Development B. Supervise staff C. Guide the Board development process D. Review Bylaws & amp; recommend updates E. Perform ... Read more

It’s Our Fox River Day – A Watershed-Wide Celebration

Fox River

On Saturday, September 17, Friends of the Fox River will coordinate our fourth river-length event on the entire Fox River from Waukesha, Wisconsin to the confluence in Ottawa, Illinois. CNN 2013 Hero of the Year, Chad Pegracke will open our It’s Our Fox River Day celebration with his own personal story of restoring rivers. Chad’s ... Read more