Links / Resources

Water related links    

Plants and animals   


ICWP Other Water Related Links
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International Issue of the Decade – United Nations Water for Life

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)/ Office of Water

Excellent material on water quality with a variety of pdf resource brochures

Lake County Stormwater Management Commission

Lake County Health Department/Lakes Management Unit

WI-IL Upper DesPlaines Ecosystem Partnership

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)

Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR Critical Trends Assessment Program

U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Division - Upper IL River

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)/America's Wetlands

Center for Watershed Protection Importance of Wetlands

EPA Water Resource Assessments

Who to Call if You Have Drainage Problems in Lake County

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Plants and Animals

Plant uses and benefits

Illinois Native Flora and Fauna

Purchasing Native Plants and Seed

Illinois Native Plant Society link

Illinois Native Plant Suppliers

Chicago Botanic Garden - Invasive Plants

Aquatic invasives

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EPA grants

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Lake County Stormwater Management Grants Available

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Fifteen Things You Can Do to Make a Difference in Your Watershed

Fema's Website and Flooding

Build Your Own Rain Garden Garden.pdf

For educating kids about water

100 Water Saving Tips! 


Please save our resources and recycle!

Lake County Recycling Opportunities


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