Run for Your Rivers Raises over $5,700 for Clean Water

Our team raised over $5,700 and ran/walked in the rain 167.8 miles in 33 hours, 8 minutes, and 6 seconds: Zachary Barnaal 10K 1:04:34 David Bullock 10K 0:58:26 Bob Burger 5K 0:29:33 Som Dutta 10K 1:10:54 Don Greeley 1/2 marathon 2:30:58 Don Greeley 5K 0:56:00 Liz Greeley 5K 0:56:01 Dixie Jackson 5K 0:44:35 Gary Jackson [...]

Round Up for Clean Water at Common Ground Food Co-op in Urbana

If you shop at Common Ground Food Co-op in Urbana, please "round up" your purchases this month - the extra change will go a long way towards protecting our rivers and clean water! When: The whole month of MARCH Where: Common Ground Food Co-op, Lincoln Square, 300 Broadway, Suite 166, Urbana, IL A big thank you to [...]

A Big Buzz for Pollinators!

Over 150 people attended our public panel on pollinators, held January 22 in Champaign! We were thrilled by the turnout and the resounding public interest in helping our pollinator friends. Special thanks to our partners at the Champaign County Soil and Water Conservation District and University of Illinois Extension for helping make this event possible. [...]

Annual Dinner Round-up 2014

The Prairie Rivers Network staff and board of directors had a wonderful evening visiting with 300 members and friends at our Annual Dinner on October 10th. View more, full size photos at our Flickr site… Vermilion County Board member Kevin Green received the Outstanding Public Servant award for his work protecting the Middle Fork of the [...]

Prairie Rivers Network Annual Dinner

Join river enthusiasts and Prairie Rivers Network's staff and board members for good conversation, food, and fun at our Annual Dinner as we celebrate our rivers and streams. Where: I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign, IL 61820 When: Friday, October 10, 2014 Reception – 6:00 pm (music by Don't Ask; silent auction) [...]