|The mission of the Lower Des Plaines
Ecosystem Partnership (LDPEP) is to promote,
preserve, protect and enhance the natural,
cultural, economic and recreational resources of
the Lower Des Plaines River and its watershed.
|• Protect, restore and enhance the
diverse habitats and natural resources.
• Protect, restore and improve water
• Reduce storm water runoff and alleviate
flooding and its damages.
• Improve public access to the watershed
for public enjoyment and recreation.
• Integrate environmental education and
public outreach programs that facilitate
and promote the activities of the Lower Des Plaines River Ecosystem