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RSVP: 3rd Annual Fall Development Summit

Announcement: RFP for Eight-County, Bistate Freight Study Released

As northwest Illinois’ regional planning commission, Blackhawk Hills Regional Council provides resources for communities, counties, and other organizations in our region on issues like community and economic development, land use, natural resources conservation.  For the latest updates, like us on Facebook.

Our 2015-2016 Annual Report is now available for download!

Final 2015-2016 Annual Report_Page_01

RFP for Eight-County, Bistate Freight Study Released

Together, Blackhawk Hills Regional Council and the East Central Intergovernmental Association (ECIA) have issued a request for proposals for a multi-modal freight study of specified counties in northwest Illinois and east central Iowa. Any questions about the RFP may be directed to Chandra Ravada (cravada [at] ecia.org or 563-556-4166), Director of Transportation, ECIA. Proposals are due on or …

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Jump Start to a Good Year – 2016 Grazing Conference Held

Blackhawk Hills was one of the sponsors of the Northwest Illinois Grazing Conference. The event was held on March 2, 2016. There were 36 participants.  The program featured five speakers and covered various topics, including: Transitioning from Winter Feed to Summer Grazing, Who Manages Forage on Your Spread, Forage Options for Better Grazing, Economic Perspectives of Transition and Forage Management …

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