Summer

Theme: Detention basins, stormwater, creating health ecosystems, pet waste
Timeline: June – August

New Materials

Blog Posts

River Recreation Poster

Social Media Posts

Be River Responsible


Pet Waste

This May, join our Pet Waste Campaign! We’re posting social media posts encouraging residents to pick up after their pups every time, everywhere.

Find posters, graphics, and blogs here.


Past Materials

Blog Posts

You may link to the blogs on this website or download the text and picture in a Word Document.

Stormwater Runoff Handout

The “From Sky to Stream” handout covers the basics of water pollution from stormwater runoff.

Social Media Posts

Lawn Fertilizer: Maintain Your Lawn to Protect Rivers and Streams

Mosquitos

Healthy Rivers and Streams Have More Than Just Clean Water

Do Dams Affect Fish and Water Quality?


Stormwater Detention Basins

Stormwater ponds can be beautiful amenities in the communities they serve; however, they need to be maintained so they continue to function properly as part of our stormwater management infrastructure. Some Homeowners Associations are not aware of their stormwater pond maintenance responsibilities.

Blog Posts

Newsletter Articles (summarized versions of blog posts)

Handout

Social Media Posts

Stormwater Detention Basin Basics

Benefits of Native Buffers for Detention Basins

Ways Homeowners Impact Detention Basins

Follow the Lower Des Plaines Watershed Group on Facebook for examples of how to share these posts with your community!

For communications staff: Summer Seasonal Campaign Checklist

Use this checklist as a reminder to utilize our outreach materials and to facilitate reporting of MS4 Public Education and Outreach requirements.

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2021 Meeting Dates

March 25
May 27
July 22
September 23
November TBD

Get in Touch

10S404 Knoch Knolls Road
Naperville, IL 60565

Phone: 630-428-4500
Fax: 630-428-4599
jhammer@theconservationfoundation.org

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