Join & Support

The RPC is a 501c 3 charitable organization. Please help us help the Riverwoods Community by joining our mailing list, making a donation, and / or following us on Facebook



  • Trees (2003)
  • Woodland Protection (2005)
  • Deer Fence (2010)

RPC – Village Joint Projects

  • In Our Own Backyard publication and distribution (2007, 2018)
  • Woodland Health Study (2009)
  • Green Infrastructure study (2014)
  • Police headquarters rain garden
  • Natural Resources Inventory (2016)

Village Support

  • Village Ecologist position
  • Cost Sharing programs
  • Woodland Delineation


  • Lake County Forest Preserve District
  • Stormwater Management Commission
  • Conserve Lake County/Openlands
  • Go Green Illinois
  • Brushwood
  • Chicago Region Tree Initiative (Morton Arboretum)
  • Solid Waste Management Agency of Lake County (SWALCO)

Currently the RPC is focusing effort on the development of a Village Center campus  and Lake County’s plan to widen Deerfield Road.

Ongoing Activities

We also undertake a number of ongoing activities such as Trustee meeting reporting; annual recycling drives, family-oriented programming, clean up, and education programs; Village Voice articles; and the Mayor’s Consultants meetings.