Otters are making a big comeback in Illinois!

Today, thanks to diligent, long-term work to reduce pollution, protect wooded areas, and restore land along water bodies, the playful and very photogenic river otter is making a big comeback in Illinois! Watch this mother river otter as she pulls out onto bank to call for pups, Middle Fork of the Vermilion River (Wabash basin), […]

Take Action: Protect the Illinois River from More Mercury Pollution

Prairie Rivers Network and partners call on the Pollution Control Board to keep mercury out of the Illinois River. On October 18th, Prairie Rivers Network joined with the Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council to appeal the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s (IEPA) decision to allow Dynegy’s Havana Generating Station […]