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September 2019

A Fox River Testimony Selected Works at Elgin History Museum

September 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - November 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Elgin History Museum, 360 Park Street
Elgin, IL 60120 United States
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Don't miss the last exhibit of selected works from A Fox River Testimony, the collection of original Fox River paintings by plein air artist Joel Sheesley as part of our Art of the Fox program. About 30 of the 90+ paintings Joel created in his two years travelling up and down the Fox River are currently on display at the Elgin History Museum through November 15th.   The Elgin History Museum is located at 360 Park Street in Elgin, and is…

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October 2019

Strengthening Our Foundation Luncheon

October 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Le Jardin Restaurant at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189
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Join us for the 2019 Strengthening Our Foundation luncheon on Thursday, October 24th amongst the stunning fall display of at Cantigny in Wheaton.  We'll gather at Noon in the Le Jardin Restaurant to spend an hour socializing and learning about the “whys” of conservation and being inspired to act with others who share a concern for nature.  It’ll be short but sweet—a perfect time to bring a friend you think would find meaning in our mission! We’ll conclude with the…

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November 2019

A Fox River Testimony Artist’s Discussion

November 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gail Borden Public Library District: Main Library, 270 N Grove Ave
Elgin, IL 60120 United States
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Under The Conservation Foundation’s Fox River Education and Outreach Initiative, Wheaton artist Joel Sheesley has painted the beauty of the river in all its moods and seasons for the past three years. Sunrise, sunset, in flood, in ice, in summer, in fall, these paintings show you places you know and others you want to find and experience for yourself. Joel will discuss the details of how he creates his gorgeous works of Fox River art and share some of his…

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The Language of Conservation Fall Membership Dinner

November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Two Brothers Roundhouse, 205 N Broadway
Aurora, IL 60505 United States
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Please join us for our Fall Membership & Awards Dinner on Thursday, November 14th, 2019, 5pm to 8:15pm at the historic Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora. We all know why the conservation of our natural resources is so important and how beneficial having access to local nature is in improving the quality of life for all, but how do we communicate that in a way that will help others understand the urgency and value to them of what we believe…

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