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Earth Day Benefit Sponsor Spotlights

Without the loyal support of our sponsors, this year’s Earth Day Benefit Month-Long Festival could never have come to fruition.  We appreciate sponsors and donors at every level, but wanted

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King John of McDonald Farm

“The Farm – it feels like a new kingdom,” says John Wagner of Wheaton.  John is a builder of kingdoms – he actually built Disney’s Magic Kingdom on Minecraft –

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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 interns to The Conservation Foundation. 

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NextGen Advisory Council

The Conservation Foundation is excited to introduce our first Next Generation Advisory Council. This advisory group is comprised of conservation-minded locals in their 20s and 30s, and we are excited

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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 impact and generosity will echo

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Remembering Shorty Dickson

Our hearts are heavy with the news that “Shorty” Dickson, the patriarch of our Dickson-Murst Farm, passed away last week.  Richard “Shorty” Wayne Dickson was 85 years old.  Born in

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