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
| Art of the Fox
Art of the Fox: Residency
   The Conservation Foundation has begun using the term “artist in residence” to describe my role in the Fox River Initiative. …
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| About Us
Announcing a Perfect Pairing - The Merger of The Conservation Foundation and Green Earth Institute
You know those two people who are best friends for ages, finally decide they belong together, and live happily ever…
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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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Upcoming Events
Nature Rx: How Spending Time in Nature is Good for Our Mind, Body and Soul
Join us for a morning focused on the many connections between nature and human health.
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Bald Eagle Watch Weekend at Starved Rock State Park
Enjoy prime eagle watching and visit The Conservation Foundation's exhibit on Saturday, January 27th and Sunday, January 28th at Starved Rock Lodge!
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On Monarchs, Mergers and More - Winter Membership & Awards Luncheon
Join us to hear about what's new at The Conservation Foundation!
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Identifying & Controlling Invasive Plants in the Home Landscape
Learn to identify invasives and good replacements for them as you gear up for the coming growing season!
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