Fvsn Green infrastructure and Water Forum
Thank you to everyone who came out for the Fox Valley Sustainability Network Green Infrastructure and Water Forum. We saw a great turnout at the Hickory Knolls Discovery Center where we learned and discussed strengthening tree systems, conserving rivers, protecting species’ habitats, and establishing and maintaining advocacy programs.
Special thanks to Pam Otto with the Hickory Knolls Discovery Center for hosting us and to our many speakers:
- Karen Miller, Executive Planner, Kane County Development Dept.
- Jeff Mengler, President, Fox River Ecosystem Partnership
- Trish Beckjord, Program Manager, Fox River Initiative, The Conservation Foundation
- Lydia Scott, Director, Chicago Region Trees Initiative, The Morton Arboretum
- Emily Okallau, Community Trees Project Coordinator, The Morton Arboretum
- Beth Corrigan, Community Trees Program Specialist, The Morton Arboretum
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The Bicycle tourism Network: 2017 Survey
In order to improve and promote the Fox River Trail as a cycling and tourist destination, the Bicycle Tourism Network of Fox Valley (BTN) created an online survey for your completion. This version of the nationally recognized Trail Towns survey asks about your community’s highlights and bicycle friendliness. Please submit responses in order to help us improve the bike-ability of the Fox River Valley.
Thank you to everyone that attended GreenTown Fox Valley at Two Brothers Roundhouse in downtown Aurora on Thursday, April 27, 2017!
To view presentations from the event, click here.
To view the full event agenda, click here.
A special thank you to our sponsors:
Community Lead Sponsors:
City of Aurora
Grand Victoria Riverboat Fund
Ozinga Bros. Inc.
Applied Ecological Services
Alderman William M. Donnell, 4th Ward, City of Aurora
Nissan North America
Sponsors of the Mayors Breakfast:
Hey and Associates
Chiro One Wellness Centers
Mayors Breakfast Partner:
Host of Mayors Breakfast GreenTown Fox Valley:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Aurora/Naperville
Host of GreenTown Fox Valley:
Two Brothers Roundhouse
Photo: Ryan Afflerbaugh, licensed under CC BY 4.0