Prairie Rivers Network to Honor River Advocates at Annual Dinner

Prairie Rivers Network will honor Kevin Green, Pete Leki, and Joy Schmoll for their work in protecting and promoting the health of Illinois rivers and wildlife at its Annual Dinner on October 10. The event will be held at the I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S First Street in Champaign IL. Vermilion County Board […]

Prairie Rivers Network Honored as National Wildlife Federation Affiliate of Year

Prairie Rivers Network Honored as National Wildlife Federation Affiliate of Year Reston, Va. (May 8, 2014) – Prairie Rivers Network, based in Champaign, Ill., was recently named the National Wildlife Federation’s Affiliate of the Year for its successful conservation efforts that led to new protections from toxic coal ash, better oversight of factory farms, and […]

Nominate your river hero!

Nominate your river heroes for Prairie Rivers Network’s River Steward Award!  Nominations are due by August 26, 2013.  The award will be presented at the Annual Dinner on October 11, 2013. Please send the following: Nominee’s contact information Your contact information Summary of nominee’s river conservation efforts, general background information concerning the river/watershed of interest, […]

2012 River Steward Award

Congratulations Brenda Dilts, Prairie Rivers Network’s 2012 River Steward of the Year Each year we recognize and celebrates outstanding river conservationists and their actions on behalf of Illinois’ rivers and streams. This year, Prairie Rivers Network honors Brenda Dilts as our 2012 River Steward. Brenda chairs the grassroots group Canton Area Citizens for Environmental Issues. […]

Calling for River Steward Award Nominations

Do you know a volunteer who is working hard to protect the state’s rivers and streams? Help celebrate and elevate their important work with a nomination for our 8th annual River Steward Award. The deadline is August 20, 2012. It is time once again to celebrate the important work of an individual whose on the ground […]