Links & Resources
Local Watershed Organizations
Long Run Creek Watershed
Salt Creek Watershed Network
Hickory Creek Watershed Network
Lower Des Plaines River Watershed Planning Council
Local Nonprofits
Friends of the Forest Preserves
I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor Civic Center Authority
Salt Creek Greenway Association
Sierra Club, River Prairie Group
Save the Prairie Society
Will County Audubon Society
Medinah Park District
Partnerships
The Conservation Foundation
Upper Des Plaines Ecosystem Partnership
Fox River Ecosystem Partnership
Prairie Parklands Ecosystem Partnership (No web site)
Kishwaukee River Ecosystem Partnership
State/Regional Nonprofits
Center for Neighborhood Technology
Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning/CMAP
Chicago Wilderness
CorLands
Des Plaines River Watershed Team
Environmental Law and Policy Center
Illinois Watershed Association
Midwest Invasive Plant Network
Midwest SOARRING Foundation
Openlands
Prairie Rivers Network
Sierra Club, Illinois Chapter
Forest Preserve District of Cook County
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Forest Preserve District of Will County
Goverment Links
Army Corps of Engineers
Cook County Forest Preserve District
DuPage County Forest Preserve District
IL Department of Natural Resources
Illinois State Water Survey
USDA Forest Service
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
US DOI National Park Service
US Environmental Protection Agency
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Chicago Region
US Geological Survey
USGS -- Illinois Water Science Center
Resources
Climate
Change State and Local Climate and Energy Program

Education
Illinois Department of Natural Resources' (IDNR) Division of Education

Green Infrastructure
Chicago Wilderness Green Infrastructure Vision

IDNR:
Biological Stream Ratings for Diversity, Integrity, and Significance Stream

Invasive Species
Chicago Botanic Garden, Invasive Plant List
Midwest Invasive Plant Network
USDA’s National Invasive Species Information Center
Plant Conservation Alliance's Alien Plant Working Group

Recreation
Des Plaines River Water Trail
Northeastern Illinois Regional Water Trail Plan
Chicago Area Paddling/Fishing
Illinois Paddling Council Guide

Volunteering Opportunities
Forest Preserve District of Cook County
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Forest Preserve District of Will County

Watershed Planning and Information
Center for Watershed Protection
USEPA Healthy Watersheds
USEPA Watershed Central

Water Conservation and Water Supply Planning
Regional Water Supply Planning Group CMAP
Illinois State Water Survey
One Drop at a Time
Alliance for Water Efficiency
H2OUSE
Illinois Water Environment Association

Wetlands
Center for Watershed Protection