Welcome to The Conservation Foundation
We Save Land, We Save Rivers

The Conservation Foundation is a non-profit land and river protection organization founded in 1972. The support of more than 3,500 members and 500 volunteers helps us carry out our mission to preserve and restore open space and natural lands, protect rivers and watersheds, and promote stewardship of our environment in DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will Counties, Illinois.

What's New
| Donate
Can We Turn $7K Into $28K? We need your help!!
We need your help with a little magic trick.  Together we can turn $7,000 into $28,000 for ecological restoration at…
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| Volunteer
Day of Caring at Dayton Bluffs
Wearing lime shirts emblazoned with "Do Good. Do Well.," an army of more than 500 green worker bees, volunteers from Fairmount…
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| Preserving Land
Butterfield Road Acquisition
The Conservation Foundation is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 2.25-acre property at the corner of Routes 53 and…
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| Sustainability
Ten Ways To Go Green With School Supplies
Here we are...August...the Back-to-School month.  My oldest is starting Kindergarten this year so this is our first foray into school…
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Upcoming Events
Bring Nature Home: Two Learning Opportunities This Week
Tuesday and Wednesday workshops on native landscaping, water conservation, and backyard birds and prairie botany.
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Project Learning Tree K-12 Teacher Training
Hands-on training to help K-12 teachers use nature to incorporate STEM and life sciences into the classroom.
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2014 Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon
The Conservation Foundation is a proud Charity Partner of the 2014 Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon!
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Fall Membership & Awards Dinner
Join us for an evening in honor of D. Dewey Pierotti for his 20 years of service as Forest Preserve District of DuPage County President.
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