More than 50,000 Acres of Wetlands Protected from Destructive Project

Prairie Rivers Network and Partners Stop the New Madrid Levee By Kim Knowles Great news regarding the New Madrid levee project! In a valiant final act to protect both people and wildlife, the Obama Administration issued a decision making it nearly impossible for the Army Corps of Engineers to build the New Madrid Levee.  We’ve [...]

2016 Accomplishments & Annual Report

For 50 years, Prairie Rivers Network has been working to foster a healthy environment, healthy people, and healthy communities. We have accomplished a lot in those years thanks to the continued support of our members and dedicated, passionate conservationists throughout Illinois. 2016 Accomplishments We won an important legal victory from the Illinois Appellate Court that [...]

Miles for Monarchs Raises $7,000

Our team raised $7,000 and ran/walked, some of us in the rain, 125.4 miles in 23 hours, 30 minutes, and 36 seconds during the 2016 Illinois Marathon race weekend in April: Camp No Scouts Diza Baryshnikov Emil LeBauer Elliana Moore Theodore Nevins Kavi Patel Miles Sola (Amy Byrum Leader of these amazing 6-8 year olds)   First [...]

2015 Accomplishments

Happy New Year As we look forward to a new year of protecting Illinois’ rivers and streams, we want to take time to thank our members for their support over the past year. Here are a few accomplishments from 2015 that were made possible because of our generous and committed members. The U.S. EPA finalized [...]

Prairie River Notes – Winter 2015 Newsletter

Read Prairie Rivers Network’s PRN 2015 Winter Newsletter, featuring articles on: Prairie Rivers Network Endowment The Charles Goodall Fund Miles for Monarchs at the Illinois Marathon 2015 Accomplishments Annual Dinner Round Up A Just Transition: Building a Future for Former Coal Communities Thank you Business Sponsors And an important message from our Coal Program Coordinator [...]