Prairie Rivers Network is Illinois’ advocate for clean water and healthy rivers.

We champion clean, healthy rivers and lakes and safe drinking water to benefit the people and wildlife of Illinois.

Drawing upon sound science and working cooperatively with others, we advocate public policies and cultural values that sustain the ecological health and biological diversity of water resources and aquatic ecosystems.

Prairie Rivers Network is the independent, state affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation.

You can read our strategic plan for more information on our mission and vision for Illinois’ rivers and streams.

Non-Profit Status

As a registered not-for-profit organization in Illinois, Prairie Rivers Network (PRN) is governed by a dedicated board of directors and funded with the support of passionate members throughout Illinois.

Prairie Rivers Network’s Federal 990 tax exempt income tax form can be found on, the clearing house site providing transparency for donors and nonprofits. Each year, our financial statements are audited by an independent accountant.

Contact Information

Prairie Rivers Network
1902 Fox Drive, Suite G
Champaign, Illinois 61820

phone: (217) 344-2371
fax: (217) 344-2381

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