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Winter Chloride Watchers Training

December 6, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Are you concerned about the health of our local rivers and streams? Winter Chloride Watchers invites you to be part of a new program dedicated to protecting our waterways. Local rivers and streams are becoming increasingly salty primarily due to winter road salt. Chlorides—a main component of road salt—are a growing threat to water quality, vegetation, and infrastructure.

As a Winter Chloride Watcher volunteer, you’ll take water samples at a local stream or pond once a month from November to May. Your data will help us understand the impact of chlorides on aquatic life and how Salt Smart practices can make a difference. To participate in the program, first sign up for a training session to learn how take water samples and submit your data.

2023 Training Sessions:

  • Thursday, October 19, 7:00 – 8:30 PM – Creek Bend Nature Center at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve – 37W700 Dean St, St. Charles
  • Thursday, October 26, 7:00 – 8:30 PM – McDonald Farm – 10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd, Naperville
  • Tuesday, November 7th, 7:00-8:30 PM – Village Hall, 2nd Floor Board Room – 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison
  • Wednesday, November 8th, 7:00-8:30 PM – Joliet Public Library – 150 N. Ottawa St, Joliet
  • Tuesday, November 14th, 7:00 – 8:30 PM – VIRTUAL
  • Wednesday, December 6th, 7:00 – 8:30 PM – VIRTUAL

Learn more about Winter Chloride Watchers and register for a training session here.

 

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December 6, 2023
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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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