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
Art of the Fox Blog: Clarity
Yesterday I drove down to Wedron and met Brook McDonald at C&M Canoe Rentals.  We spent the afternoon paddling and…
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| Art of the Fox
Art of the Fox Blog: Solar Eclipse
The solar eclipse that raced across the United States on August 21 had little visible impact on the Fox River. …
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| Preserving Land
Help Protect A Mile Of Little Rock Creek!
We need your help to acquire and protect an ecologically-stunning 135-acre property that contains 1.3 miles of Little Rock Creek,…
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| 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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Upcoming Events
Fall Mission Fair & 45th Anniversary Open House
Take a tour of our mission areas and see the impact of our donors' support as we celebrate our 45th anniversary year.
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Assemblies of Empathy Peformance Night
Celebrate nature through the arts at this Performance Night dedicated to our Mighty Acorns program.
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Nature Rx: How Spending Time in Nature is Good for the Mind, Body and Soul
Join us for a morning focused on the many connections between nature and human health.
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