• 2017 Annual Report
    Are you curious how IRWP staff spent their time (and your financial support) in 2017? Or how IRWP fulfills its mission of improving the integrity of the Illinois River through education, monitoring, conservation, and restoration? Please take a look at our annual report. We are very proud of our accomplishments in 2017 and hope you are proud of us to! 
  • Free trees to streamside landowners!
    Are you interested in helping improve water quality, wildlife habitat, and streambank stabilization? Free of charge, IRWP will provide trees, planting, and one year of monitoring to landowners with property next to the Illinois River and it's tributaries. 

    For more information, contact Stephanie at stephanie@irwp.org or 479-215-6623
  • 12th Annual Riparian Project - March 9, 2019
    From 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM, volunteers can help plant 1800 native tree seedlings in 6-7 locations within the Illinois River Watershed.  Tools, gloves, and refreshments provided by IRWP.  For more information, please contact Stephanie Burchfield at stephanie@irwp.org.


Illinois River Watershed Sanctuary and Learning Center

Hours of Operation:

IRWP's 30-acre Watershed Sanctuary is open for hiking, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking from dawn to dusk everyday.  Bat viewing March through October at dusk.

Learning Center open Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm


Mailing Address: PO Box 205, Cave Springs, AR 72718  

Physical Address: 221 S. Main Street, Cave Springs, AR 72718

Office Phone: 479-203-7084

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