Please click on images to ENLARGE photos of Illinois River north of Hogeye, Arkansas, on January 4, 2010.
The Riparian Project
Volunteer monitoring at Lick Branch
Online Watershed Challenge Winners
Fayetteville Boys & Girls Club at Lake Wedington Make a Difference Day Monitoring
Prairie Grove EAST Lab monitor
HIGHLIGHTS of 2009
Thank you to our sponsors, members, and volunteers for what YOU accomplished in the Illinois River Watershed in 2009!
19 Education & Community Outreach Projects
16 Conservation & Restoration Projects
3 Water Quality Monitoring Projects
$77,333 Volunteer Labor
4,549 Volunteer Hours
Over $360,000 in project grants and $100,000 in matching funds!
Over 200 members,
25 sponsorship organizations, and 60 volunteer organizations!
Please join us in 2010 as we continue to improve the integrity of the Illinois River Watershed through public education andcommunity outreach,water quality monitoring, and conservation and restoration projects.
Go to www.irwp.org to renew your 2010 membership or join today!
Tahlequah Riparian Project Volunteers
Forestry education at Mud Creek cleanup
Kirksey Middle School Osage Creek cleanup
UA Ecological Engineering Society monitor Illinois River
Streambank Restoration with Jet Stinger and Volunteers planting live willow cuttings