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
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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| Donate
New Donations Matched 2 to 1 in 2015 by Hamill Family Foundation
When you make the decision to support a charitable organization like The Conservation Foundation, you know you are contributing to…
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| Conservation@Home
Conservation@Home and Wild Ones Greater DuPage Partnership
 In 2014, The Conservation Foundation's Conservation@Home  program formed a partnership with Wild One Greater DuPage Chapter, to certify and distribute both C@H…
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Upcoming Events
Green Infrastructure and Nature-Friendly Landscaping Free Workshop
Learn the "whys" and "hows" of incorporating nature-friendly practices into your home and neighborhood landscaping.
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Spring at the Dickson-Murst Farm
A full day of FREE family fun on the farm.
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2015 DuPage River Sweep
Help sweep the DuPage River clean by picking up trash and debris in the 2015 DuPage River Sweep!
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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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