PRN Calls on Governor Rauner to Stay in Paris Climate Agreement

November 8, 2017 | Press Release
PRN delivered petitions to Governor Bruce Rauner calling on him to sign the “We Are Still In” declaration committing the State of Illinois to the principles outlined in the Paris Climate Agreement.

BRADLEY UNIVERSITY ART STUDENT AWARDED PURCHASE PRIZE AT PRN WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL

October 13, 2017 | Press Release
PRN will award Bradley University student Katelyn Edwards with a Purchase Prize for her photographic art in a joint Society for Photographic Education and PRN exhibition based on water.

Mussels

PRN HONORS CHAMPAIGN AREA VOLUNTEERS, NAPERVILLE TEACHERS AT 50TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER GALA

October 6, 2017 | Press Release
Prairie Rivers Network (PRN) will honor three Champaign-Urbana area members as Volunteers of the Year and two Naperville teachers with River Steward Awards at its 50th anniversary gala.

Dallman Coal Power Plant

PRN JOINS COMPLAINT AGAINST SPRINGFIELD’S DALLMAN COAL PLANT

September 27, 2017 | Press Release
PRN with the Springfield Branch of the NAACP and the Sangamon Valley Group of the Sierra Club announced a joint filing of a complaint against the Illinois Pollution Control Board (IPCB) and the City Water, Light and Power’s (CWLP) Dallman Coal Plant.

Leaf curl

Herbicide Damage Hurts More Than Just Crops

September 1, 2017 | Press Release
The farm media have widely covered dicamba herbicide damage in soybean fields across the Midwest this summer.  However, reports of off-target herbicide damage to other susceptible plants from early season weed control practices on both corn and soybeans are also on the rise.