In an effort to make Emiquon a fully-functioning floodplain, The Nature Conservancy is working to build a new water management structure.
The new facilities will enable the Illinois Rivers team to better engage researchers, scientists and the public by providing habitable space and upgraded equipment.
Fish are returning to the river through the water management structure.
A new structure on the Illinois River could help native fish thrive.
For the first time in 95 years, water is flowing from Emiquon into the river.
We've got answers to the most frequently asked questions about this next phase of restoration.
Learn more about how proper water management can keep Emiquon healthy.
Explore the water management structure and how it works through this graphic.
Learn more about the Emiquon Preserve and its history.
Our Director of River Conservation answers questions about flooding along the Illinois River.