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Latest News!

  1. Our next meeting is December 07, 2017 at 10:00 am at New Lenox, IL. (2401 Ellis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451).
  2. Get ready for our Rain Garden Blitz! April 2018. Click here to receive more information.
  3. 2018 Hickory Creek Bio-Blitz will be in September 2018. Sign up to be a volunteer today!
  4. HCWPG was awarded a Special Achievement Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC-IL) on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in Lisle, Illinois.
  5. Hickory Creek Watershed Planning Group presented at the 2016 Chicago Wilderness Congress conference on November 2, 2016.
  6. Letter to government officials is now available! Read more
  7. Hickory Creek Watershed Planning Group incorporated with Non-For-Profit status in March 2012.  The group has made application with the IRS for a 501 (c) (3).
  8. The Final Watershed Plan is complete! Take a look ››

If you would like to learn more about the Hickory Creek Watershed Group please contact Will Nash, President at

Join  us to save our streams by planning our future! Preserving Hickory Creek now for future generations will only be accomplished if we:

  • Bring people to our beautiful natural areas so they can appreciate their value
  • Learn how to make space for more people while saving space for nature
  • Make informed decisions as our municipal governments work together to benefit all our communities
  • Enjoy this challenge and each other!

So join us. Explore this website and, more importantly, explore our watershed. Become familiar with our work and take a role in creating change that benefits you and your neighbors.

  • Join our Facebook page and email list to learn about meetings and volunteer opportunities or just to keep updated as decisions are made.

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