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
| Conservation@Home
Green Roofs - Another Sustainable Option for Infiltration
You probably heard about or visited Chicago City Hall’s green roof, or had the opportunity to see other green roofs…
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| Events
It Takes a Village - Or Several!
You could almost establish a Mayberry-style home, including the white picket fence, with items dragged out of the East and…
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| Conservation@Home
Homeowner’s Crusade against the Invasive Japanese Knotweed
Kathy and Edmund Olson recently purchased their home with a natural wooded landscape in Downers Grove when I first visited their…
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| Protecting Rivers & Streams
Presentations & Resources from the DuPage Environmental Summit
More than 200 visitors to the 2015 DuPage Environmental Summit on February 19th learned that while significant progress has been…
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Upcoming Events
"Green LEED Buildings & Design" - Spring Membership & Awards Luncheon
Join us as trustee Lois Vitt-Sale teaches us about LEED and Green Building Design and how the built environment can contribute to environmental sustainability.
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2015 Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon
The Conservation Foundation is a proud Charity Partner of the 2015 Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon!
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