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Te purpose of this Citizen’s Guide is to encourage residents living within the Fox River watershed to become more aware and engaged in its protection. We hope this Guide provides


inspiring examples of what you can do on your property, at your place of work and in your community to help the Fox River.


You’ll also read about some special people who have dedicated their lives to the Fox River.


Make sure you visitwww.preservethefox.orgfor more detailed information on how you can implement some of these ideas.


A Citizen’s Guide to Preserving the Fox River Fox River Overview


Geography, Geology, Maps .................. 4 Flora, Fauna .......................................... 6


Conservation


Rain Gardens ........................................ 8 Conservation@ Home ......................... 10 Rain Barrels ........................................... 12 Landscape design .................................. 14 Land Preservation ................................. 16 River Restoration .................................. 18 Preservation Partnerships ..................... 20 Watershed Planning ............................. 40 Eco-friendly Building ........................... 42


Recreation


Bike Trails .............................................. 28 Birdwatching ......................................... 30 Canoeing/Kayaking .............................. 26


Horseback Riding ................................. 30 Special Places


Locator Map ......................................... 22 Lower Fox ............................................. 32 Upper Fox ............................................. 34


Central Fox ........................................... 36,38 See pages 9, 12, 20, 23, 22, 28, 38, 42


Fox River Heroes Advertisers


See pages 43- 48


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