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The Conservation Foundation and The River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles Thank the Fox River Clean-up Teams!

It may have poured and the river may have been running high closing the river to boats, but the spirit of some 50 volunteers was not dampened last Saturday, September 21st for the It’s Our Fox River Day clean-up event. Team energy was high and volunteers were laser-focused on picking up trash along the Fox River in St. Charles. Read full story...

The Conservation Foundation and The River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles team with Friends of the Fox River to clean up Fox River

Local citizens are banding together to clean up litter and trash along the entire Fox River from Waukesha, Wisconsin to Ottawa, Illinois. Read full story...

How riverfront recreation can reboot rural communities

In Eagle, Colorado, a whitewater park aims to spur development and create a new destination. Read full story...

St. Charles residents weigh in on downtown plans

ST. CHARLES – St. Charles resident Sharon O'Leary thinks replacing the existing dam in downtown St. Charles with whitewater and recreational channels, a recreational zipline above the Fox River and other improvements would be a great way to bring more people to the downtown. Read full story...

River Corridor Foundation Announces Langum Corridor river front improvement initiative and new officers

The River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles is focusing on a series of potential improvements to the eastern bank of the Fox River roughly parallel to Langum Park in St. Charles. RCF Project Committee chair, Jim Enck, notes this stretch of the riverfront has not been the subject of significant improvements for many years and yet is one of the most visible stretches of the riverfront for residents and visitors alike. Read full story...

Proposed Fox River improvements would help St. Charles economy: study

ST. CHARLES – Replacing the existing dam in downtown St. Charles with whitewater and recreational channels, installing a recreational zipline above the Fox River and doing other improvements along the Fox River could bring thousands of more people to the city every year and create many economic opportunities, according to a consultant studying the proposal. Read full story...

Report: Fox River plan likely to boost tourism in St. Charles

A plan to create a white-water rafting course, an upgraded riverwalk and various other recreational amenities likely would boost tourism and economic activity in St. Charles, according to the preliminary results of a study. Read full story...

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    of St. Charles
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    St. Charles, IL 60174

Mission Statement

The River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles supports and advocates for projects that will enhance the downtown riverfront environment as a destination for cultural, educational, and economic opportunities that are accessible to all.