Silver Creek & Sleepy Hollow Watershed
Silver Creek Watershed
Silver Creek Watershed


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The watershed includes Silver Creek and other Fox River tributary streams
The Silver Creek Watershed Planning Area is located in southeastern McHenry County. The planning area includes the Silver Creek, two additional streams, and 11 square miles of land that drain to these streams. Communities include Oakwood Hills, portions of Cary, Crystal Lake, Prairie Grove, and unincorporated areas of McHenry County. The planning area lies within Nunda and Algonquin townships. The population is approximately 10,235. The Silver Creek Watershed is home to significant natural resources including dedicated Illinois Nature Preserves and rare wetlands. Several lakes enjoyed by community members provide recreational opportunities as well.
Sleepy Hollow Creek Watershed
Sleepy Hollow Creek Watershed
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The watershed includes Sleepy Hollow Creek and other Fox River tributary streams
The Sleepy Hollow Creek Watershed Planning Area is located in southeastern McHenry County. The planning area includes the Sleepy Hollow Creek, one additional stream, and almost 20 square miles of land that drain to these streams.  Communities include portions of Bull Valley, Crystal Lake, McHenry, Prairie Grove and unincorporated areas of McHenry County. The planning area lies within Township. The population is approximately 12,121. The Sleepy Hollow Creek Watershed is home to significant natural resources including dedicated Illinois Nature Preserves and rare wetlands. Several lakes enjoyed by community members provide recreational opportunities as well.
For more information about what a watershed is and general information about this planning process, please click on this link: Watershed Planning Home
Contact Info
for the
Silver & Sleepy Hollow Creeks Watershed Coalition:
Phone: 815-338-0393
envirodefmc@gmail.com

110 South Johnson St.,
Suite 106
Woodstock, Illinois 60098
A webpage for the Coalition and a copy of the Watershed Plan can be found on the EDMC website at this link:
Environmental Defenders of McHenry County