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.

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Help Us Make Our 45th Anniversary Kickoff Matching Challenge!
Thanks to the generosity of three anonymous supporters, each dollar donated to The Conservation Foundation between now and December 31st,…
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Take a Dose of Nature to Improve Your Health
 Here at The Conservation Foundation we are committed to preserving natural areas and cleaning up our waterways for the good…
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Fall Energy Drinks for Monarchs
Monarchs need more than just milkweed to survive.  They need habitat which includes food, clean water, nesting and shelter areas…
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New Staff Members Join The Conservation Foundation
We are very fortunate to have welcomed two new staff members to The Conservation Foundation over the past couple of…
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Upcoming Events
InvigorateU Green Industry Conference Featuring Doug Tallamy
The premier training conference for the professional landscaping industry in Illinois features Doug Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home, as its keynote.
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2017 DuPage Environmental Summit
Join us for a morning full of ideas and examples about "Landscaping For a Healthier Life".
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2017 Earth Day Benefit Dinner
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