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November 30, 2009

For Immediate Release

The Friends of the Fox River announces: 2009 Annual Meeting

On Monday December 14th, 2009 The Friends of the Fox River will host its annual meeting from 7 – 9 pm at the Historic Kendall Count Courthouse in Yorkville. Agenda items include committee reports outlining 2009 projects and 2010 plans, and the election of officers.

Committee members will report on website renovation, accomplishments from the year’s events, the creation of an education center and office facility, recent work with Best Management Practices advocacy in the southern part of the watershed, and the expansion of education outreach programs and materials. Join us to hear these reports and participate in the election of our Board Members and Officers. Refreshments will be abundant!


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 on Friends of the Fox River visit www.friendsofthefoxriver.org.


Fox River Clean Up Planned for Oct. 18

Shoreline and paddlers Contact Friends of the Fox for details 815-356-6605

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Schweitzer Environmental Center - Oct 11

Schweitzer Second Sunday Event   Tea with Emily Schweitzer 12:30 - 3:00  Learn the unique history...

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Fact Sheet

  • 1. In Illinois, 13 dams impede the Fox River’s flow.
  • 2. Most Fox River dams serve no purpose.
  • 3. Fox River dams do not “improve fishing.”
  • 4. River dams degrade water quality.

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