OUTDOOR RECREATION SITES
Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation
Rivers to Ridges is a network of outdoor recreation sites in northwest Illinois. The network covers sites in three counties bordering the upper Mississippi River: Jo Daviess, Carroll, and Whiteside.
We are the Rock Island District, Mississippi River Project, Recreation and Natural Resource Management Section. Our project encompasses 314 miles on the Mississippi River from Potosi, Wisconsin to Saverton, Missouri. We provide 16 campgrounds, 14 day use facilities, 22 boat ramps, a visitor center and 55,000 acres of forested land.
Heat emergency article about preventing medical emergencies that can result from excessive sun and heat exposure.
Sustainability Tools These Planning for Sustainability tools were developed by the Georgia Health Policy Center/Georgia State University. They provide technical assistance for some of our programs and they have developed these extremely valuable resources for rural organizations. Please view and share them as well.
Action Strategies Toolkit
A guide for local and state leaders working to create healthy communities and prevent childhood obesity.
Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report
Recommended Community Strategies and Measurements to Prevent Obesity in the U.S.
America's move to raise a healthier generation of kids.
Obesity in Our Community
Understanding obesity and how the county compares to the state and country.
A safe place to learn and play
Tips to Prevent Poisonings | Home and Recreational Safety | CDC Injury Center
Learn the best time and way to measure blood pressure.
Clogged arteries can put one at risk for a heart attack or stroke. In this article learn the best foods to eat and what to limit.