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
Fall Energy Drinks for Monarchs
Monarchs need more than just milkweed to survive.  They need habitat which includes food, clean water, nesting and shelter…
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| Art of the Fox
Art of the Fox Blog: View From Below
By mid August a red tail hawk can land and sit at the apex of our fifty foot Norway spruce…
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| Art of the Fox
Art of the Fox Blog: What Do I Want?
I look at the paintings of the Fox River that I have made and I ask myself, “What do I…
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| Art of the Fox
Art of the Fox Blog: Imagination & Reality
“Both imagination and a competent sense of reality are necessary to our life, and they necessarily discipline one another.” –…
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Upcoming Events
Volunteer Work Day - Elmhurst's Meadow Trace Park
Help us clean up Meadow Trace Park in Elmhurst!
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Adopt a Stream Kickoff & Urban Stream Research Tour
Give some love to a DuPage County stream in need and tour the Urban Stream Research Center!
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Native Tree & Shrub Sale - Pickup in Westmont
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