Conservation Stories

50th Anniversary Of Earth Day

“Spring reminds us that resilience is only a season away.”  ~Angie Weiland Crosby __________________________________________ “During the wild uncertainty of a frightened land, Spring reached out

Read More

Don & Espie Nelson

Don Nelson (pictured) and his wife Espie are long-time members of The Conservation Foundation and our Lower DuPage River Watershed Coalition, and have been a

Read More

For the Love of Land

We are beyond thrilled to announce a trio of exciting land protection projects that have come to fruition in the last couple of months, preserving

Read More

Marvel Davis

Marvel Davis has lived in the Big Rock area her entire life.  Her late husband, Harley, lived in Big Rock his entire life.  One of Harley’s ancestors,

Read More

Meet Our Summer Interns

As our native plants bloomed and the summer sun lined the gravel road to the McDonald Farm, we had the pleasure of welcoming new summer

Read More

Remembering Our Betty

The Conservation Foundation and region in general had to say a difficult goodbye this month to a woman who was quiet in manner, but whose

Read More