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
| Donate
A MIGHTY Year-End Appeal
Donate Now! I am an oak sapling.  The first…
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| Conservation@Home
Lost Your Ash? Native Street Tree Replacement Recommendations!
 Our communities have lost so many trees courtesy of the shiny green devil known as the Emerald Ash Borer.  But…
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| Donate
Transformative Gift Announcement
I am overjoyed to announce that the Hamill Family Foundation has shown an unprecedented commitment to the preservation of our…
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| Preserving Land
Honoring D "Dewey" Pierotti
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County President D. “Dewey” Pierotti, Jr., the longest-serving president in Forest Preserve history, is retiring at…
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Upcoming Events
2015 DuPage Environmental Summit
Attend this FREE day of workshops and exhibits about stormwater, the health of our local streams, and the part you play in all of it.
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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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