Actitivites & News
Bi-monthly Membership Meetings are generally held the 3rd Wednesday of alternating months, 1 PM, at different locations in the Watershed
FREP Noon Networks are held the 3rd Wednesday of alternating months, Noon - 1:30 PM, at different locations in the Watershed
All programs are open to FREP members and other interested members of the watershed community
FREP MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS
There is no meeting in March
we encourage you to attend the Fox River Summit
Friday, March 20, 2015
see below
 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015  1 PM

Location:  Afton Forest Preserve
               13600 Crego Road DeKalb, IL
Program:  Terry Hannan, Superintendent
                DeKalb County Forest Preserve Dist.


The Executive Committee meets at 11 AM
 
 
FREP NOON NETWORKS
 Wednesday, February 18 , 2015      Noon - 1:30 PM
Topic:  Woodhills Bay Colony Stormwater Master Plan:
           Stormwater Retrofit & Green Infrastructure
           Planning at the Subdivision Scale
           Fox Lake - location TBA
Presenter:  Michael E. Novotney, PE,
                 Water Resources Professional
                 Lake Co. Stormwater Management Comm.
Location:  TBA
 
 
Future Noon Network Dates:
Wednesday, April 15 , 2015      Noon - 1:30 PM
 Open
 
Wednesday, June  17, 2015      Noon - 1:30 PM
Program:
    Fox Valley Park District's Naturalized Areas as part of a Sports Complex Expansion 
Location:  Stuart Sports Complex, Aurora
 
Wednesday, August 19, 2015      Noon - 1:30 PM
Program:     Silver Lake Bioinfiltration Basins and Oakwood Hills Fen Stream Corridor Restoration projects
Location:  Oakwood Hills
 
Noon Networks are free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. Bring your lunch to eat during the program.
 
 
Have a suggestion for a future FREP Noon Network or Meeting Program? Email:  info@foxriverecosystem.org
Presentations from past Programs & Noon Networks HERE
3rd Annual Fox River Summit
Friday, March 20, 2015   Burlington, Wisconsin
   Details & registration info to come

We will not have a FREP Membership Meeting in March, to encourage attendance at this Summit, instead
 
Other  Events in the Watershed & Region
Wednesday
February 11, 2015

8 AM to Noon
Soil Erosion Sediment Control from the Office Seminar
Location TBA
This half-day seminar hosted by the Kane-DuPage Soil and Water Conservation District is designed to take contractors, developers, municipal staff, consultants, and landowners through the soil erosion sediment control planning process from design to construction.
FEE   Registration   Details
Thursday,
February 26, 2015
GreenTown Aurora
Two Brothers Roundhouse, 205 N. Broadway, Aurora     Website
Friday,
March 20, 2015
Fox River Summit
Burlington, Wisconsin
details to come
Wednesday,
April 8, 2015
Envirothon 2015
Annual event for high schoolers to compete in the areas of aquatics, forestry, soils, wildlife and a current issue in natural resources.
Danada House, Wheaton
Details at: Kane-DuPage Soil & Water Conservation Dist.
               and North Cook County Soil & Water Conservation Dist.
Other News/Information
Center for Watershed Protection’s 2014 Watershed & Stormwater Management Webcast Series
Dates:   TBA      Noon to 2 PM               1 CEC/2 PDH per webcast       FREE
Available at 2 locations:
•  Sponsored by Kane County Division of Environmental and Water Resources
   1st Floor Water Resources Conference Room, 719 S. Batavia Avenue, Geneva
   RSVP to Cecilia Govrik at Govrickcecilia@co.kane.il.us
•  Sponsored by Lake County Stormwater Management Commission, held at facilities in Libertyville.
    Check Flyer for specific dates/locations
   FREE - Bring your own lunch   RSVP for each one to Susan Vancil  svancil@lakecountyil.gov   
The Citizen's Guide to Preserving the Fox River has been available at more than 100 distribution points along the Fox River and in the watershed, but now the supply is about out. The online version of the Citizen's Guide continues to be available HERE, along with a website full of information about how to help preserve our Fox River through your own actions.
 
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