November 15th
10 AM - 12 PM
Waubonsee Downtown Aurora Campus
18 S. River St.
Room 160A

Join us on November 15th from 10AM - Noon at Waubonsee Community College, Aurora Downtown Campus for the next forum, which will focus on Economic Development. Hint: bike sharing will be on the agenda.

More information to come!


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.

Core Sponsors:
Applied Ecological Services
Alderman William M. Donnell,  4th Ward, City of Aurora
Nissan North America

Sponsors of the Mayors Breakfast:
Hey and Associates
Republic Services

Community Sponsors:
Chiro One Wellness Centers

Mayors Breakfast Partner:
Elevate Energy

Host of Mayors Breakfast GreenTown Fox Valley:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Aurora/Naperville

Host of GreenTown Fox Valley:
Two Brothers Roundhouse

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Photo: Ryan Afflerbaugh, licensed under CC BY 4.0