The Master Plan for Salt Creek at Fullersburg Woods honors history while creating a place for people to enjoy and a home for wildlife to thrive.

MASTER PLAN FOR SALT CREEK AT FULLERSBURG WOODS

UPDATE – On October 6th, 2020, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County (FPDDC) Board of Commissoners voted in favor of authorizing a License Agreement between the FPDDC and DRSCW to implement the Master Plan for Salt Creek at Fullersburg Woods.

Learn about the plan to improve water quality, recreation and education on Salt Creek at Fullersburg Woods, while respecting the history of the site. The Master Plan for Salt Creek at Fullersburg Woods proposes to create over 1 mile of stream restoration and fish passage on 17 miles of Salt Creek by removing the existing dam and replacing it with a rock riffle. In order to meet public health guidelines for Illinois and DuPage County, the Open House for the Master Plan at Fullersburg Woods was held virtually.

Concept Master Plan for Salt Creek at Fullersburg Woods

Executive Summary

Fact Sheet

Response to Oak Brook Resolution

Below you will find presentations from watershed experts and members of the DuPage River Salt Creek Workgroup who developed the Master Plan.

PUBLIC COMMENT

The Public Comment period for the Master Plan for Salt Creek at Fullersburg Woods was from July 7 to August 7.

View the Public Outreach and Engagement Report.

OPEN HOUSE WEBINARS

Live presentations on the Master Plan for Salt Creek at Fullersburg Woods were held on July 7th and July 9th. The recordings of these presentations are provided below.

Tuesday, July 7th – 7PM

Watch the recording.

Thursday, July 9th – 11AM

Watch the recording.

The live webinars are informational only. All comments on the Master Plan will be submitted in writing via survey or mail.

PRESENTATIONS ON THE MASTER PLAN

OVERVIEW OF THE MASTER PLAN

PUBLIC OPINION RESEARCH

For more details on the Public Opinion Research, click here.

GETTING TO KNOW THE DRSCW

PROJECT RENDERINGS

RIVER RESTORATION IN THE NEWS

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THE DUPAGE RIVER SALT CREEK WORKGROUP

The DuPage River Salt Creek Work Group (DRSCW) is made up of representatives from local communities and agencies including, Publically Owned Treatment Works, (POTWs), municipalities with a Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4s), environmental organizations and engineering companies.  The DRSCW works to develop and implement a dynamic plan that will achieve attainment of water quality standards and designated uses for Salt Creek, East Branch DuPage River and West Branch DuPage River.

Learn more about the DuPage River Salt Creek Workgroup at www.drscw.org

Contact Us

This site provides information on the restoration efforts taking place at Graue Mill Dam, including opportunities for the public to engage with the project team.

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