2006 Water Willow Planting Results

Through a generous grant from Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn and the Illinois River Coordinating Council, Friends of the Fox River continued its water willow planting initiative. Through a partnership project with the Illinois Smallmouth Alliance, Oswegoland Park District and Friends of the Fox River, volunteers planted over 2,000 water willow plants at Violet Patch Park … Read more

Algae on the Fox River

How Green Is My River? Tom Schrader, Vice President, Friends of the Fox River Anyone living in the Fox River Valley knows what a hot, dry summer season the region has suffered through this year. Similarly, anyone who has fished or canoed or hiked along or even simply driven across the Fox River in recent … Read more