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
Wednesday,  September 17, 2014   1 PM    AGENDA

Program:  Focus on Legislative Issues with Jack Darin,
                Executive Director, Sierra Club of Illinois
Location:  Hickory Knolls Discovery Center
               A facility of the St. Charles Park District
               3795 Campton Hills Road St. Charles, IL 60175

The Executive Committee meets at 11 AM
Wednesday,  November 19, 2014   1 PM

Program:  Tom Slawski, Southeastern Wisconsin Regional
                Planning Commission (SEWRPC) LINK
Update on collaborative efforts with our Wisconsin Fox watershed and a preview of the March 20, 2015 Fox River Summit
Location: Algonquin Ganek Municipal Center Board Room, 2200 Harnish Drive Algonquin, IL 60102

The Executive Committee meets at 11 AM
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Presentations from past Programs & Noon Networks HERE
Wednesday, October  15, 2014      Noon - 1:30 PM
    Sustainability Tour of Sugar Grove campus 
Location:  Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove

Details to come    
Future Noon Network Dates:
Wednesday, February 18 , 2015      Noon - 1:30 PM
Wednesday, April 15 , 2015      Noon - 1:30 PM
Wednesday, June  17, 2015      Noon - 1:30 PM
    Fox Valley Park District's Naturalized Areas as part of a Sports Complex Expansion 
Location:  Stuart Sports Complex, Aurora
Noon Networks are free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. Bring your lunch to eat during the program.
Other  Events in the Watershed & Region
Sept. 16- Oct. 11 Openlands TreeKeepers™ Class at The Morton Arboretum
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532
4 week course    FEE    LINK
September 18
4:30 – 6:30 pm
Kendall County Conservation Group Summit ”Conversations about Conservation”
Meadowhawk Lodge Hoover Forest Preserve Fox Rd. -- just west of Yorkville
  Please RSVP by September 10   or 630-553-0687 x 204      Flyer 
Sept. 20
1 - 4 PM
Explore the Outdoors at It’s Our River Day
Village of Algonquin Conservation Community Day
Cornish Park in Downtown Algonquin
Other News/Information
Center for Watershed Protection’s 2014 Watershed & Stormwater Management Webcast Series
Dates:   10/8; 11/12      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
•  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   
The Army Corps of Engineers released its Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS, the congressionally mandated report on how to prevent the movement of aquatic invasive species between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins, focusing on the Chicago Waterways.  Read the report HERE.
Fox River Study Group Update to the Fox River Community  October 2013   HERE
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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