The Kaskaskia Watershed Association’s 18th Annual Summit will be held
on March 5, 2018, (9:00 am - 2:00 pm) at the Mariner’s Village Resort Conference Center in Carlyle, IL.
The theme for this year’s Summit is
“Partnering to Make Choices to Better the Kaskaskia Watershed”.

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Download the 2018 Agenda

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December 4, 2017

From the Blog: Bringing Back Our Forests

Heartlands Conservancy recently hosted the Southwestern Illinois Communities Conference, focusing on "Bringing Forests Back to Communities." This breakfast seminar was a huge success, drawing a diverse group of people from all over the region who share a common concern for our vanishing—yes, vanishing—true green spaces that once flourished in our neighborhoods and outer communities...

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Conserving Open Space

Building Greener Communities

Engaging People with Nature

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