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
GreenFields of Geneva Earns Conservation@Work Certification
GreenFields of Geneva, an innovative new retirement community, recently received Conservation@Work certification from The Conservation Foundation.  The 3.5 acres…
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| Conservation@Home
10 Ways to Go Green With School Supplies
Here we are, staring August in the face.  It's Back-to-School time!  I have a very dorky LOVE of school …
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| Conservation@Home
Native bees: Beneficial, Amazing and Bee-utiful!
You probably know a little about honeybees, but very few people know much about our native or wild bees, even…
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| Preserving Land
Atwater Project: Development Leading to Environmental Improvement
It's a little counterintuitive, but sometimes development can lead to improved natural areas on a site.  Such is the case…
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Upcoming Events
Beyond the Basics Conference: The Devil's In the Details
Join us for this two-day conference and Go Beyond the basics of regional stormwater management.
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Our Climatological History: Weather & Climate Extremes of Northeast Illinois
cinating presentation on past temperature and moisture trends of northeastern Illinois, and some of our area's most historic weather events!
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