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Bull Creek - Bull's Brook (BCBB) Watershed Council Meetings

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
1 p.m.
University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary

     Meeting announcement

Our host is Clayton Kalweit, Director of Facilities of this 1,000 acre historic property.  Mr. Kalweit will share his recent natural resource management efforts to remove invasive species, restore native habitats, wildlife management, and other measures to improve the local ecosystem.

Our meeting location is in the Doctoral Room of the Administration Building, 500 Principal Avenue, Mundelein, IL 60060.  This building located near on the west end of St. Mary’s Lake on the main campus.  Access is easy from Routes 45 or 176 by taking University Drive towards the west end of the lake.  Parking is available on Principal Avenue or in the Purple Parking Lot.  We look forward to seeing you at the next meeting.  Please dress accordingly in the event weather allows us to go out for a brief tour of the grounds.

Any questions contact Clayton Kalweit at 847.970.4841 or
Please RSVP to Darcy Hertel, 847.377.7707 or


About the Bull Creek-Bull's Brook Watershed Council

The BCBB Council is ready to move forward with the mission of improving water quality, protecting and restoring natural resources, reducing flood damage, enhance education and stewardship and guiding new development to benefit the watershed goals.  Application to become an official member of the council requires adoption of a community/organizational resolution, or a letter of commitment to use the plan as a guidance document within the context of community or organizational decision-making as it affects the greater watershed goals. Please contact Ken Klick, Council Chair, if you have questions about council membership.

Past Meetings

August 12, 2013 

May 13, 2013: The Role of Phosphorous on the Environment

February 11, 2013

This meeting’s program focused on transportation improvement projects in the watershed. IDOT representatives provided an update the Route 21 project currently being constructed and the study that is underway to plan improvements to the Route 83/137 corridor. Both corridors include stream crossings of Bull Creek/Bull’s Brook. See the map of road projects in the watershed with the IDOT roadway corridors highlighted.  

The Watershed Council work plan was reviewed following the guest presentations. A progress summary for the 2012 work plan is attached along with a proposed work plan for 2013.  Please take a few minutes to look at these and share your thoughts on the Council’s focus for 2013.
If you have any questions, please contact Ken Klick, Council Chair,  or Patty Werner (meeting organizer).

Presentations and Information  

Bull Creek/Bull's Brook Watershed-Based Plan (2009) 

Downspout Disconnect Pilot Program



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