Bi-monthly Membership Meetings are generally held the 2nd Wednesday of alternating months, 1 PM, at different locations in the Watershed.
FREP Noon Networks are held the 2nd 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.
Please note that FREP meetings & Noon Networks are on the 2nd Wednesday of the month
Join us for the next FREP Noon Network
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 
Noon - 1:30 PM
Tour of Midwest Groundcovers Natural Garden Facility
on Rt. 64 west of St. Charles, south side of road
This property is the former location of The Natural Garden, just west of St. Charles.
Note: this site in not open to the public. This will be a special tour for our group. Location not to be confused with their main facility on Rt. 25, north of St. Charles!

Please eat your lunch before coming. This location doesn't have a good spot for us to eat lunch during any part of the tour.
Only portable toilet facilities available on site.
Photo from Midwest Groundcovers Website
FREP Annual Picnic
Friday, July 7, 2017 
3-6 PM
Watch for details & location
to be announced soon
FREP Membership Meetings
July 2017 Social Activity TBA
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   1PM 
Program: Nutrient Reduction Strategies, Sierra Club
             Location TBA
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   1PM 
Program: Flint Creek Watershed   
Location: Barrington Public Library
FREP Noon Networks
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 
Noon - 1:30 PM
Program:  Campton Township Field Tour
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Noon - 1:30 PM
Tour of Gladstone Fen Restoration
  in Bull Valley
FREP programs and Noon Networks are free and open to the public.
Reservations are not required.
Bring your lunch to eat during the Noon Network program.
If you would like to host a FREP Membership Meeting, or have a program topic/speaker to suggest,
please let us know!
Have a suggestion for a future FREP Noon Network or Meeting Program?   Email:
Presentations from past Programs & Noon Networks HERE
Get additional FREP News by reading our Downstream Newsletter HERE

Other  Events in the Watershed & Region
April 27, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
GreenTown Fox Valley
Two Brothers Roundhouse 205 N Broadway, Aurora, IL    FEE
More information at Fox Valley Sustainability Network
June 4, 2017
15th Annual Pedal, Paddle, Saddle Through the Prairie
Fundraising event for McHenry County Conservation Foundation
Starts at Glacial Park, paddling on the Nippersink
FEE  Registration   Website
Other News/Information
Center for Watershed Protection’s  Watershed & Stormwater Management Webcast Series:
  Sponsored by Kane County Division of Environmental and Water Resources   Noon to 1:30 PM
2017:   Wednesdays:  June 21, Sept. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 15        Flyer
    Kane County Government Center, Building A, 1st Floor Conference Room, 719 S. Batavia Avenue, Geneva
       RSVP to Cecilia Govrik at 
2017 Technical Assistance Symposium   Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Registration is now open for the 2017 Technical Assistance Symposium at Roosevelt University (Murray-Green Library, Auditorium Building, 430 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago), co-hosted by CMAP and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA). 

The symposium will mark the release of the 2017 Call for Projects for the Local Technical Assistance (LTA) and Community Planning programs.  In addition to learning about potential technical assistance opportunities, attendees will have the chance to discuss best practices with past award recipients and get one-on-one input on the application process.

Elected officials, municipal and County planners and staff, community-based organizations, nonprofits, civic organizations, and consulting firms that work with communities are encouraged to attend.  
Garfield Farm Museum is celebrating its 40th Anniversary and has announced the year's calendar events. They can be found HERE in their brochure.  Visit their website for more information HERE.
The Fox River Study Group has posted its final Fox River Implementation Plan HERE
Check our River Clean-Ups Page for a calendar of Fox River watershed clean-ups
Read our Downstream Newsletters for the latest news HERE
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