Join us at the Greenest Region Compact 2 Forum

Join the Fox Valley Sustainability Network on Friday, November 30 at the Hickory Knolls Discovery Center for a forum on the Greenest Region Compact 2 and the municipalities that have deployed it.

Hickory Knolls Discovery Center
3795 Campton Hills Drive, St. Charles, IL 60175
Friday, Nov. 30
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Speakers, Edith Makra of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, Maggie Soliz of Applied Ecological Services and Abby Beck of the Batavia Environmental Commission discuss the benefits of the Greenest Region Compact for the Fox Valley region.


Thank you to all who attended the FVSN Water Forum!

Thank you to everyone who attended the Fox Valley Sustainability Network's Water Forum at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center in St. Charles, IL. We heard from many speakers advocating for water policies, planning and programs including Gary Cuneen, Danielle Gallet, Cindy Skrukrud, Marcella Bondie Keenan, Dawn Thompson and Holly Hudson.

View the full presentations from the forum linked below. 

Community institution and residential strategies, programs and resources for flood mitigation and storm water runoff reduction; municipal resiliency planning and programs
– Dawn Walker-Thompson, Program Director, RainReady Community, Center for Neighborhood Technology
– Marcella Bondie Keenan, Program Director, RainReady Home, Center for Neighborhood Technology

 Update on habitat and connectivity study of Fox River dams and progress report on nutrient pollution reduction
– Cindy Skrukrud, Clean Water Program Director, Illinois Chapter Sierra Club

An overview on a new, free resource for elected officials and community leaders on best practices for ensuring safe and sustainable drinking water systems for our region now and into the future: Drinking Water 1-2-3
– Danielle Gallet, Manager, Metropolitan Planning Council

 Water resource planning in northeastern Illinois
– Holly Hudson, Senior Aquatic Biologist, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)

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Photo: Ryan Afflerbaugh, licensed under CC BY 4.0

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