Links / Resources

Water related links    

Plants and animals   


Water Related Links

United Nations Global Water Issues

US Water Security

Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative (MRBI)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)/ Office of Water

Excellent IL EPA material on water quality and other resources

Lake County Stormwater Management Commission

Lakes Management Unit

Help Your Watershed

Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Division - Upper IL River

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)/America's Wetlands

Center for Watershed Protection

EPA Water Resource Assessments

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) / Water Quality Planning

Water Pollution


Who to Call if You Have Drainage Problems in Lake County

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Plants and Animals

Native and Invasive Plant Resources

Wild Ones Native Plant Promotion

Illinois Native Flora and Fauna

Watersheds and Wildlife

Illinois Native Plant Society list of Vendors

Illinois Native Plant Suppliers or Here

Build Your Own Rain Garden using Deep Rooted Native Plants

Invasive Plants

Midwest Invasive Plant Network

Chicago Botanic Garden - Invasive Plants

Invasive Aquatic Species

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EPA grants

Nonpoint Source Pollution and EPA 319 Grants

US Fish and Wildlife Service


How to Protect Water Quality and Prevent Nonpoint Source Pollution

Educating kids about water

100 Water Saving Tips!

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