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
| About Us
Job Opening: Director of Advancement
The Conservation Foundation (TCF) is one of the region’s oldest and largest not-for-profit land and watershed conservation organizations. Founded in…
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| Educating & Empowering
Mighty Acorns Celebrates 20 Years!
It’s been 20 years since The Conservation Foundation’s partnership with the Mighty Acorns® program began at Currier Elementary School in…
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| Membership
New Member Challenge!
If you are not currently a member of The Conservation Foundation, it's a wonderful time to become one, and to…
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| Green Earth Harvest
A New Name, A New Season - Thoughts On Autumn From Our Farm Manager
We'd like to announce that the Green Earth Institute, which merged with The Conservation Foundation earlier this year and became…
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Upcoming Events
Bird Lovers Weekend: Hike at Dayton Bluffs/Eagle Watch Weekend at Starved Rock
Enjoy prime eagle watching and a birding tour of our Dayton Bluffs Preserve during Bald Eagle Watch at Starved Rock!
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The Environmental Pulse of DuPage County - A Summit
Join us for this FREE morning of workshops and exhibits all about the environment in DuPage County, how you can connect with and help it.
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