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Watershed Community Report

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The Watershed Community Report is supported by Friends of the Chicago River.  Here you will find water and habitat data about the Chicago River submitted by area schools.  As part of Friends education program, area middle and high schools can adopt sections of the river which they monitor and restore on an annual basis.

If you are a member school you can log in to submit your data as well as download data from other schools.  If you are just visiting, we welcome you to take a look at the data.  If you want to learn how your school can become involved with Friends of the Chicago River, visit www.chicagoriver.org.

FOCR Links

Friends of the Chicago River is the only organization solely dedicated to the Chicago River.  Since 1979, Friends has been working to improve the health of the Chicago River for the benefit of people and wildlife.  To learn more about Friends and how you can join help make a difference, visit www.chicagoriver.org.

Friends’ education program provides K-12 teachers the training and personalized assistance they need to immerse their students in the turbulent history, evolving ecology and improving health of the Chicago River.  To learn more about how to involve your classroom, visit www.chicagoriver.org/education.

Friends is an active member of Chicago Wilderness and its Leave No Child Inside Campaign. We believe that a healthy natural environment is vital for peoples’ health and well being and that time spent in nature helps kids develop and grow.