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January 2020

Is Climate Change Impacting DuPage County? DuPage Environmental Summit 2020

January 30, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
NIU Naperville, 1120 East Diehl Rd
Naperville,Illinois
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Join us for the 2020 DuPage Environmental Summit:  Is Climate Change Impacting DuPage County?  Exhibits and check-in will open at 7:30am with our Welcoming Remarks at 8:30am, and the Summit will conclude by Noon.  Our morning of learning and networking will again be held at the lovely Naperville Campus of Northern Illinois University. AGENDA: 7:30am-8:30am Registration/Exhibits/Light Breakfast 8:30am-8:50am Welcome Brook McDonald, President/CEO, The Conservation Foundation Barb Szczepaniak, Vice President for Programs, DuPage Foundation Dan Hebreard, President, Forest Preserve District of…

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February 2020

Winter Membership Luncheon: Close Encounters: Urban Wildlife & Human Interaction

February 19, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Arrowhead Golf Club, 26W151 Butterfield Rd
Wheaton,Illinois60134
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Join us for our Winter Membership & Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Arrowhead Golf Club in Wheaton. Our speaker will be Shane McKenzie, Associate Research Scientist in the Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation’s Wildlife Research Department, presenting "Close Encounters: Urban Wildlife & Human Interactions."  Shane will present his department's fascinating research on urban coyotes, raccoons, deer fawn survival and river otter reintroductions in the region, and how we as humans can help our…

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Winter Birds of the Fox River: How Are They Doing? What Are We Seeing?

February 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North Ave
St. Charles,IL60174United States
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The Fox River and the land next to it contribute to the open space, natural areas and water quality we enjoy and that add so much to the quality of life we appreciate in the Fox Valley. The River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles, in partnership with The Conservation Foundation, has scheduled a 5-part educational series about issues related to the health and life of the Fox River. Join us for a talk on the current state of our winter…

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Winter Birds of the Fox River: How Are They Doing? What Are We Seeing?

February 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Wing Conference Room, Kendall County Courthouse, 807 John St
Yorkville,IL60560United States
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The Fox River and the land next to it contribute to the open space, natural areas and water quality we enjoy and that add so much to the quality of life we appreciate in the Fox Valley. The River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles, in partnership with The Conservation Foundation, has scheduled a 5-part educational series about issues related to the health and life of the Fox River. Join us for a talk on the current state of our winter…

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Beyond The Basics Seminar 2020: Designing For An Uncertain Future

February 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Abbington Distinctive Banquets, 3S002 Route 53
Glen Ellyn,IL60137
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The 2020 Beyond the Basics Stormwater Management Seminar: Designing For An Uncertain Future is set for February 27th, 2020, 8am to Noon at Abbington Distinctive Banquets in Glen Ellyn.   In an age of climate change, urbanization, increasingly frequent and intense storms and prolonged drought, how can we plan and design stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the future?   This half-day seminar will kick off with a keynote address "Accounting For The Changing Frequency of Heavy Storms in Illinois"…

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March 2020

Fox River Dams: Should We Live With Them? Can We Live Without Them?

March 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North Ave
St. Charles,IL60174United States
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The Fox River and the land next to it contribute to the open space, natural areas and water quality we enjoy and that add so much to the quality of life we appreciate in the Fox Valley. The River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles, in partnership with The Conservation Foundation, has scheduled a 5-part educational series about issues related to the health and life of the Fox River. Join us for a talk on dams on the Fox River. Deanna…

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Fox River Dams: Should We Live With Them? Can We Live Without Them?

March 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Wing Conference Room, Kendall County Courthouse, 807 John St
Yorkville,IL60560United States
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The Fox River and the land next to it contribute to the open space, natural areas and water quality we enjoy and that add so much to the quality of life we appreciate in the Fox Valley. The River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles, in partnership with The Conservation Foundation, has scheduled a 5-part educational series about issues related to the health and life of the Fox River. Join us for a talk on dams on the Fox River. Deanna…

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April 2020

Coyotes to Bees: Wildlife of the Fox River Valley

April 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North Ave
St. Charles,IL60174United States
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The Fox River and the land next to it contribute to the open space, natural areas and water quality we enjoy and that add so much to the quality of life we appreciate in the Fox Valley. The River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles, in partnership with The Conservation Foundation, has scheduled a 5-part educational series about issues related to the health and life of the Fox River. Join us for a talk on the wildlife of the Fox River…

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Coyotes to Bees: Wildlife of the Fox River Valley

April 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Wing Conference Room, Kendall County Courthouse, 807 John St
Yorkville,IL60560United States
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The Fox River and the land next to it contribute to the open space, natural areas and water quality we enjoy and that add so much to the quality of life we appreciate in the Fox Valley. The River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles, in partnership with The Conservation Foundation, has scheduled a 5-part educational series about issues related to the health and life of the Fox River. Join us for a talk on the wildlife of the Fox River…

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May 2020

Why We Need the Fox River

May 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North Ave
St. Charles,IL60174United States
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The Fox River and the land next to it contribute to the open space, natural areas and water quality we enjoy and that add so much to the quality of life we appreciate in the Fox Valley. The River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles, in partnership with The Conservation Foundation, has scheduled a 5-part educational series about issues related to the health and life of the Fox River. Join us for a talk on why we need the Fox River.…

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