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.

Waterway Cleanup

Illinois Students Take Action to Cleanup State’s Waterways

August 30, 2017 | Press Release
Schools across the state will be involved in the first annual Illinois Waterway Cleanup Week September 10 - 16, 2017. This opportunity, officially designated by the Illinois General Assembly (Senate Joint Resolution 15), is designed to provide students and community members with the opportunity to act locally to make an impact globally.

Brandon Road Tentatively Selected Plan

Brandon Road Draft Integrated Feasibility Study Released

August 8, 2017 | Press Release
The Army Corps of Engineers released the Brandon Road Draft Integrated Feasibility Study yesterday, and Prairie Rivers Network (PRN) applauds the release of the report, which was delayed by the Trump administration, and welcomes the opportunity for public comment.

Bill Seeks to End White House Delays in Combating Asian Carp Invasion

June 21, 2017 | Press Release
A bipartisan bill introduced today in Congress would push the Trump Administration to stop delaying a key effort to stop the Asian carp invasion of the Great Lakes.

Monticello Mayor Larry Stoner Signs Monarch Pledge

May 30, 2017 | Press Release
Monticello Mayor Larry Stoner will sign the National Wildlife Federation Mayors’ Monarch Pledge today at the Monarch Brewing Company in Monticello.