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  • Partners and Contributors

    The Illinois RiverWatch Network is supported by citizen groups, organizations, and individuals that monitor streams and provide financial support for our programs  We are grateful for everyone's contributions to the success of the RiverWatch program and to the ongoing health of their local streams and rivers.

    Our Partners

    If your organization would like to become a RiverWatch partner, reach out to us today!

    Heartlands Conservancy
    Illinois 4-H
    Illinois Master Gardeners
    Illinois Master Naturalists
    Illinois Natural History Survey
    Lifescape Community Services
    The Conservation Foundation
    The Natural Resources Education Center
    The Upper Sangamon River Conservancy

    Workshop and Open Lab Hosts (2020-21)

    Apple Canyon Lake Association (Apple River)
    Champaign County Forest Preserve District - Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve (Mahomet)
    Fox Ridge State Park (Charleston)
    Galena Territory Association (Galena)
    Giant City State Park (Makanda)
    Kankakee River State Park (Bourbonnais)
    Peoria Parks District – Tawny Oaks (Edelstein)
    Pilcher Park Nature Center (Joliet)
    Rock Springs Nature Center (Decatur)
    Russell Woods Forest Preserve (Genoa)
    Severson Dells Nature Center (Rockford)
    St. Francis University (Joliet)
    University of Illinois Extension – Collinsville Office (Collinsville)
    Volo Bog State Natural Area (Ingleside)

    Guest Speakers (2020-21)

    RiverWatch has hosted speakers on topics ranging from urban heat islands and freshwater mussels to watershed planning and inland scuba diving. Visit our YouTube speaker playlist to explore past events!

    Paul Brunkow, PhD
    Sarah Douglass
    Jen Brenner
    Danelle Haake, PhD
    Rachel Kanady
    Jason Knouft, PhD
    Megan Pagliaro
    Teagan Sandwich
    Katie Siech
    Deon Thomas
    Katie Whitlow

  • Contact

    Danelle Haake, RiverWatch Director and Stream Ecologist

    One Confluence Way
    East Alton, IL 62024

    Phone: (618)468-2784
    Fax: (618)468-2899

    Hannah Griffis, Riverwatch Technician and Volunteer Coordinator

    One Confluence Way
    East Alton, IL 62024

    Phone: (618) 468-2781
    Fax: (618) 468-2899

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