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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| Art of the Fox
Tekakwitha Woods
One visit to Tekakwitha Woods and I knew that I wanted to make a painting there.  The woods are open…
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| Conservation@Home
Native Bees: Beneficial, Amazing and Bee-utiful!
You probably know a little about honeybees, but very few people know much about our native or wild bees, even…
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| Art of the Fox
Art of the Fox Blog: Volo Bog
From June 2016 The Fox River originates in marshland in southern Wisconsin.  Flowing down into northeastern Illinois it merges with the…
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| Art of the Fox
Art of the Fox Blog: A Way In
  Welcome to the Art of the Fox blog!  I’m Joel Sheesley, an artist who is working with The Conservation Foundation…
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Upcoming Events
Beers, Bands and Barns 2017
Live music, craft beer, food trucks - there's no better recipe for an awesome summer afternoon/evening. Join us!
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Farm to Fork Dinner at McDonald Farm
Come to our table for a Farm to Fork dinner on McDonald Farm's 60 peaceful acres in celebration of our 45th anniversary.
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Day at the Dickson-Murst Farm
A free family day to wrap up your summer of fun!
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Beyond the Basics Stormwater Management Field Tour
Tour on-the-ground examples of regional stormwater Best Management Practices.
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