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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| 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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| Art of the Fox
Art of the Fox Blog: Volo Bog
From June 2016 The Fox River originates in marshland in southern Wisconsin.  Flowing down into northeastern Illinois it merges with the…
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| Art of the Fox
Art of the Fox Blog: A Way In
  Welcome to the Art of the Fox blog!  I’m Joel Sheesley, an artist who is working with The Conservation Foundation…
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| Conservation@Home
Pre-Order Your Native Plants NOW!
Kick off your growing season in lush green style!  We are taking pre-orders now for our May 13th McDonald…
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Upcoming Events
Beers, Bands and Barns 2017
Live music, craft beer, food trucks - there's no better recipe for an awesome summer afternoon/evening. Join us!
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Day at the Dickson-Murst Farm
A free family day to wrap up your summer of fun!
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