This library includes all of the reports, plans, legislation and raw data that the Great Rivers Chicago team spent months combing through to better understand the current state of the Chicago, Calumet and Des Plaines rivers systems and their needs for the future.

The library also provides resources upon resources for birding, boating and recreating on our rivers. To narrow down your search, try one of the categories at right.


Know of a great resource this list is missing? Let us know! Contact MPC Director Josh Ellis at or MPC Manager Kara Riggio at


Centennial Volunteers
August 5, 2016
Des Plaines River Valley Restoration Project
August 5, 2016
Friends of the Chicago Portage
August 5, 2016
North Branch Restoration Project
August 5, 2016
Chicago Department of Transportation's Make Way for People Initiative
August 3, 2016


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