Laona Heights Sugar River Colored Sands Sugar River Two Rivers Ferguson Hartley Memorial Trask Bridge Four Lakes Pecatonica River Pecatonica Wetlands Crooked River Grove Creek Seward Bluffs Klehm Forest Preserve Severson Dells Fuller Memorial Cedar Cliff Indian Hill Hinchliff Memorial Kilbuck Bluffs Trailside Kishwaukee Gorge South Kishwaukee Gorge North Rockford Rotary Kishwaukee River Oak Ridge Blackhawk Springs Deer Run Espenscheid Memorial McKiski County Line Kieselburg Roland Olson Stone Bridge Clayton Andrews Ledges Hononegah J. Norman Jensen Millrace Isle Macktown Atwood Homestead Forest Preserve Headquarters

Welcome to our FPWC Employee Intranet!

This web page is for FPWC employees (full-time and part-time) and will be continually updated. Please note that the general public does not have access. We hope you find the posted information beneficial and informative. For assistance or to share suggestions, call us at (815) 877-6100 or e-mail

What’s New

Happy January FPWC Anniversaries!

Eric Bednar – 27 years

Tyler Knapp – 9 years

Vaughn Stamm – 25 years

Welcome to Noah Hansen, our new Ranger in the North Area Preserves, effective Monday, January 11, 2021!  Noah is relocating to the area from Iowa, where he most recently worked in maintenance for the City of Marion – Parks and Recreation Department.   Noah recently graduated from Upper Iowa University with a Bachelors in Conservation Management and Criminal Justice, and earned his Associates in Parks and Natural Resources from Kirkwood Community College.  Please join us in giving Noah a warm welcome to FPWC!

Congratulations to the following employees for earning Employee Service Awards in 2020:

Five (5) Years of Service

  • Nancy Bleile, Administrative Assistant at Severson Dells Nature Center
  • Kristy Knapp, Administrative Assistant at FPWC Headquarters

Twenty-Five (25) Years of Service

  • Vince Saladino, Golf Mechanic at Ledges Golf Course

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Other News – Effective January 4, 2021, Ranger Sergio Jimenez, Jr. will transfer from the North Area Preserves to the South Area Preserves.

Benefit & Wellness Resources

Annual Required Notices – 2020/2021 Plan Year

Benefit Summary – 2020/2021 Plan Year

HMO – BlueCross/BlueShield of IL – Summary Plan Description

PPO – UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus – Summary Plan Description

Dental – MetLife PDP Plus

Prescription Service – Express Scripts

Life Insurance – Standard Insurance Company

Employee Assistance Program

Voluntary Vision – VSP Choice – Plan A

IMRF New Member Flyer

Wellness Survey Results – 2020/2021 Plan Year

COVID-19 Resources

Message from our Executive Director – COVID-19 Protocol

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Flyer (posted through December 31, 2020)

How to Cope with Job Stress and Build Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Employee Resources

Change of Address Form

Employee Handbook

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Request Form – Print out and complete this form to send to HR if you are absent from work for more than three (3) days.  Questions? Contact Kim at (815) 516-2659 Direct

Operational Resources

Blood Borne Pathogen Program

Crisis Management Plan

Ergonomics Program and Training Guide



2020 Employee Appreciation Picnic Pictures