Reconnecting the River

The removal of the North Branch Dam and the Winnetka Road (done), Chick Evans Golf Course, and Tam O'Shanter Golf Course dams, will provide unfettered access to an additional 55 miles of waterway for fish and other aquatic creatures. Through the leadership of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, Forest Preserves of Cook County, the Chicago Park District and the Niles Park District it is all finally starting to come about.

Find out what's happening with the North Branch Dam here.