• The state-of-the-art Jerry F. Costello Confluence Field Station was awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. Learn More

  • Spend an evening with Illini basketball great Deon Thomas. The event includes a presentation, "Illinois Illini: Past, Present, Future," Q&A session and VIP chat. All proceeds benefit the Illinois RiverWatch program.More info

  • NGRREC is currently accepting online applications for its paid summer 2021 intern program. All students currently enrolled in a two or four college with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are encouraged to apply.More info

  • Now in its 25th year, Illinois RiverWatch would like to recognize the citizen scientist and educators who have contributed countless hours to the program with the RiverWatch Volunteer Awards.More info

  • Our conservation programs include the Land Conservation Specialist (LCS) and Habitat Strike Team (HST), which provide support and habitat management for federal and state conservation programs.More info

  • The Great Lakes to Gulf virtual observatory (GLTGSM) is an online resource designed to help understand large river ecology and facilitate decision making through the collection and processing of data from authoritative sources. More info