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

On Saturday, September 18, Friends of the Fox River will coordinate our third river-length event on the entire Fox River from Waukesha, Wisconsin to the confluence in Ottawa, Illinois. We are reaching out to Mayors, City Councils, Park Districts and Forest Preserve Districts along the river, along with environmental groups, faith communities, youth organizations and … Read more

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River Clean Up – Route 20 to South Elgin

Volunteer extraordinaire Jennifer Grommes leads this canoe/kayak cleanup. The starting point would be right at the DMV in Elgin on 31. There are baseball fields (Continental) there and there is a boat launch. Should be plenty of parking for everyone interested in attending. Our thanks to The Village Squire for providing the refreshments. Dress for the … Read more

Shoreline & Canoe River Clean Up

Ace volunteer Jennifer Grommes conducts this clean up from Seba Park to the John Duerr Forest Preserve. Dress for the weather, bring sunscreen, your water bottle, wear a hat; bring old grocery bags (if you have them). We have grabbers (for reaching and picking up trash), bags and gloves. http://www.southelgin.com/index.asp?SEC=E67F81FD-76C6-4EFC-B6B1-4CFDB11216C5&DE=8604E929-96F6-4472-864A-4620252E1B0F&Type=B_BASIC

River Clean Up with Elgin Police & Firemen

Officer Rick Demierre has asked us to co host the shoreline clean up again this year. Elgin Fire Department divers will be in the water. Dress for the weather, bring sunscreen, wear a hat, bring a water bottle and old grocery bags. We have grabbers (for reaching and picking up trash), bags and gloves. http://www.cityofelgin.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Walton-Island-Park-73 … Read more

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Shoreline/Canoe Clean Up

Ace volunteers Jennifer Grommes and Katie Meyer conduct this clean up. Dress for the weather, wear a hat; bring sunscreen and a water bottle. We have grabbers (for reaching and picking up trash), bags and gloves. This park no longer connects to the east side of the river, the bridge was removed last year. Part … Read more