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: Aurora
 “The old countries were worn to the shape of human life, made into an investiture, a sort of second body,…
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| About Us
Welcome To Our Newest Trustees!
Over the past couple of months we have had the pleasure of welcoming two new members to our Board of…
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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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Upcoming Events
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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Dayton Bluffs Geology & Ravine Hike
Walk through hundreds of millions of years of Earth's history with our President/CEO Brook McDonald at our Dayton Bluffs Preserve!
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Water Conservation Workshop & McDonald Farm Tour
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