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 (Tax ID # 37-6085905), 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 has Gold rating from, one of the top clearing house site providing transparency for donors. Each year, our Fed 990 Tax form and financial statements (shown below) are created and audited by an independent accountant:

2016 PRN Financial Statements and Audit

2016 PRN Federal 990 Tax Form

2015 PRN Financial Statements and Audit

2015 PRN Federal 990 Tax Form

2014 PRN Financial Statements and Audit

2014 PRN Federal 990 Tax Form


Contact Information

Prairie Rivers Network
1605 S State Street, Suite 1
Champaign, Illinois 61820

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

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