North Branch Watershed map (PDF format 628KB)
Upcoming Meetings, Events, News
Seeking your input on the North Branch Planning Committee
NPBC members, please assist SMC in planning future meetings that would be of interest to you and support the goals of the watershed plan. We are also seeking your feedback on how you think things are going in the watershed and whether you have observed or perceived improvement in the river.
TAKE THE 10-QUESTION SURVEY
Please take 5 minutes to fill out our brief 10-question survey to help us continue to maintain progress in the North Branch Watershed and engage more participants in the North Branch Planning Committee. Last day to accept surveys is Sept. 21, 2015.
Check out the completed Skokie River Stream Daylighing Project
Quarterly Watershed Meetings
See North Branch Planning Committee for annual meeting presentations.
North Branch Watershed Consortium
Formerly the Skokie River Consortium, the group's mission is to efficiently address common and necessary flood mitigation, stormwater management and green infrastructure improvements in the watershed. For more information, contact Susan Vancil.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Lake County PBD and Development Initiatives in Flood Reduction and Stormwater Management - Mea Blauer, LC PB&D
Creating Green Infrastructure Solutions Under the Illinois Drainage Law - Bryan Winter, East Skokie Drainage District
Note: This meeting replaced the November quarterly meeting of the North Branch Planning Committee.
Watershed Plan and Studies
North Branch of the Chicago River Watershed-Based Plan (2008)
North Branch Open Space Plan (2005)
Lake Bluff Feasibility Study (2009)
Drain Tile Replacement Alternatives Within the Skokie River Headwaters (2008)