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
Monday, March 6th
Film: Hometown Habitat
Where: Waubonsee Community College’s downtown campus Multipurpose Room,
First floor, 18 S. River St., Aurora, IL
When: 7 PM
 Doors open at 6:30 PM for the
 Sustainability Resource Fair
Tickets: Attendance is FREE, but tickets should be obtained online:
Those without tickets will be seated after the ticketholders, as space is available.
Special Bonus:
Film Director Catherine Zimmerman will be present for a Q&A after the screening
CLICK HERE for our Film Page with all the details
5th Annual Fox River Summit
Celebrating SUCCESS & Addressing SHARED CHALLENGES
Friday, March 10, 2017
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Veterans Terrace at Echo Park
589 Milwaukee Avenue Burlington, WI 53105

FEE:  $35 Advance Registration - Online Only
Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks & Materials

Registration Now Open. Visit this link for details & to register:

The Summit was originally scheduled for March 17th.  We hope you can now attend on March 10th.

Summit Presentations Include:
Monarchs and Margaritas, Vincent J. Mosca, Vice President - Senior Ecologist, Hey and Associates, Inc.
Proposed Changes to Water Quality Standards and How They Different from the Current Standards in Wisconsin,
Kristi Minahan, Water Quality Standards Specialist, WDNR
Greater Redhorse and River Redhorse Status and Distribution in the Fox River Near Aurora, Illinois, Leonard Dane, Fish Biologist, Deuchler Environmental, Inc.
And more!
FREP Membership Meetings
March 2017
There will not be a membership meeting and we encourage our members to attend the 5th Annual Fox River Summit on Friday, March 10, 2017 in Burlington, WI

NOTE: Date change. Originally scheduled for March 17th.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   1PM 
Program: Zika Virus & Mosquito Best Practices
Location:  Clarke headquarters
                675 Sidwell Court, St. Charles, IL 60174
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, April 12, 2017 
Noon - 1:30 PM
Location: Dundee Township Office,
     611 E. Main St., Suite 101, West Dundee
Program: The Chicago Living Corridor Alliance
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 
Noon - 1:30 PM
Tour of Midwest Groundcovers Facilities
on Rt. 64 in St. Charles
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
February 15, 2017
11:30 AM
The Conservation Foundation's Winter Membership & Awards Luncheon
Riverside Receptions, 35 North River Lane Geneva, IL 60134
Fox River In The Spotlight: The Conservation Foundation’s New Fox River Initiative
FEE  Brochure/Registration  Website
February 28, 2017
8 AM - Noon
Winter Seminar on Water Quality & Nutrient Management
Presented by Kane-DuPage Soil & Water Conservation Dist.
Elgin Community College, Siegle Auditorium, Building E, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL
FEE     Website/Registration
March 6, 2017
Screening of the Film "Hometown Habitat" part of the One Earth Film Festival
Screening is co-sponsored by FREP and a number of other Fox River partners
Hosted by Waubonsee Community College Downtown Campus
Multipurpose Room, First Floor, 18 S. River St., Aurora, IL 60506
FREE, Open to the Public     Tickets recommended - reserve tickets HERE
More information on FREP's Film Webpage
March 10, 2017
5th Annual Fox River Summit
Burlington, Wisconsin     Info & Registration at
NOTE: Date change. Originally scheduled for March 17th.
March 30 - April 1, 2017 Illinois Lake Management Association's 32nd Annual Conference
Holiday Inn Crystal Lake Conference Center, Crystal Lake, Illinois
Registration/FEE   Website
April 4, 2017
Center for Watershed Protection's 2017 National Watershed & Stormwater Conference       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 -- March 24, 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 
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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