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USGS Monitoring Osage Creek July 2011
Upper Illinois River Watershed
2011-2012 Water Quality Study
conducted by USGS for IRWP
Funded by ANRC and EPA Region 6
14 of 18 sites sampled in July 2011
4 sites May 29-June 1, 2012
To join us call 238-4671
See how USGS collects fish, macroinvertebrates, algae, and water samples for analysis and inclusion into USGS study of 18 stream sites in the Upper Illinois River Watershed.
 

Illinois River guided tour
June 18-19
Watershed Camp for TEACHERS and NON-FORMAL EDUCATORS!
Earn 12 hours PD
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Learn about the Illinois River Watershed, experience a day at Lake Fayetteville Environmental Study Center 
and take a guided educational float trip on the Illinois River.
For More information
To Register Online
Cost is $25 includes 2 lunches, canoe rental, materials and supplies
Space is limited! -  Register Today!  

Father Greg Jackson and daughters make lures
Dad Greg Jackson makes fishing lures with daughters at Watershed Camp

WCRC Sweetbriar Park before restoration
Niokaska Creek at Sweetbriar Park
Before-restoration
by the Watershed Conservation
Resource Center

 
USGS
Water Quality Monitoring May 29-June 1
9:00 am to Noon
4 streams were scheduled to be assessed in July 
but due to low water conditions from rainfall shortage, biological assessment will be conducted
May 29-June 1.
Fish, macroinvertebrates, algae, & water samples will be collected for analysis and inclusion into USGS study of 18 stream sites in the Upper Illinois River Watershed.
 
Watershed Camps
June 18-19
2 day Camp for Teachers & 
Non-formal Educators
Earn 12 hrs PD
8:30 am
to 3:30 pm
DAY ONE:
Lake Fayetteville Environmental Study Center
DAY TWO:
Guided canoe tour of Illinois River
Fisher Ford to AR Hyw 59 Bridge
To register www.irwp.org
 
June 20 or 
21
Choose One Day FREE Camp
for
 Kids
ages 8-12
FREE ONE DAY
June 20 or 21 
To Learn More
Register online
Space Limited
 
Oct 4-5
"Restoration
of Our
Rivers..."
at Crystal Bridges
Register online
 
USGS Scientists conduct biological assessment
 May 29:
Evansville Creek
on Hale Mountain Rd 2 miles east of Evansville
May 30:
Illinois River north of Hogeye  
on Orr Road (CR67) west of Hwy 265
May 31:
Fly Creek
 Creek crosses Hwy 45 west of Hwy 59
June 1:
Baron Fork
North off of Hwy 45 on CR 11, 1/4 mile

Kids Watershed Camp at Lake Fayetteville
June 20 or 21
Watershed Camp for Kids 
8 am to 4 pm
 ages 8 -12 yrs
 
Sign up for FREE ONE DAY KID'S CAMP
Kids learn to canoe and kayak on
Lake Fayetteville as well as how to fish when they get to the headwater stream!

Bailey and Amelia Lindsey make fishing lures
Amelia and Bailey Lindsey
make fishing lures at Watershed Camp

WCRC Sweetbriar Park after restoration
Niokaska Creek at Sweetbriar Park
After-restoration
by the Watershed Conservation
Resource Center

Thank you to our Veterans and families Memorial Day 2012
Thank you Veterans and Families
Memorial Day 2012
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