'Meet the Macros' Workshop for Stream Monitors, Teachers, Fishermen, and Stream Ecology Enthusiasts
Friends of the Fox River’s Water Monitoring Network is co-hosting a workshop on Saturday, April 28 from 1:00-4:00 PM at The Conference Center at Glacial Park, 6316 Harts Road in Ringwood.
The free workshop will cover benthic (stream bottom) macroinvertebrates and how they are an indicator of the health of the local streams. The workshop begins indoors with a presentation on macroinvertebrates by John Aavang. Afterwards participants will head out to a local stream to collect and identify macroinvertebrates.
Space is limited and registration is required. Call 815-479-5779 to register. This workshop is sponsored by McHenry County Conservation District and Friends of the Fox River.
Friends of the Fox River’s mission is "... to preserve, restore and protect the Fox River Watershed's resources by connecting people with nature through education, research, restoration and advocacy."
For more information about this press release, please contact:
The bridge proposed to cross the Fox River for the Long Meadow Parkway could cause a severe disrupti...Read more
Donations from these Dundee establishments for their Friends of the Fox River Fest and T-Shirt Aucti...Read more