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Preparing to Paddle: How You Can Be River Responsible This Year

Preparing to Paddle: How You Can Be River Responsible This Year

As you are pulling out the paddling gear this spring and thinking about getting out on your favorite local river,…
Conservation In the ‘Burbs

Conservation In the ‘Burbs

  So, one day I asked myself what more I can do for conservation, especially as a suburbanite who doesn’t…
50th Anniversary At A Glance

50th Anniversary At A Glance

Our current supporters and the staff, leaders, and donors who came before them are the reason The Conservation Foundation has…
The More, The Merrier

The More, The Merrier

The More, The Merrier Conservation, Diversity, and The Law of Dependence   Along with inspiring us to make wonderful tapestries,…
Native American Land Acknowledgment Statement

Native American Land Acknowledgment Statement

The following is The Conservation Foundation’s Native American Land Acknowledgment Statement as approved by the Board of Trustees:   As…
Earth Day Benefit 2022

Earth Day Benefit 2022

Our annual Earth Day Benefit is a critical source of funding for our important work to save nearby nature, protect…
The Watersheds We Call Home

The Watersheds We Call Home

Every drop of rain is going someplace. And every place it goes to is flowing somewhere else. This is the…
Hike Bundling in the Shawnee Hills

Hike Bundling in the Shawnee Hills

Have you ever visited the unglaciated Shawnee National Forest (Shawnee Hills) area of southern Illinois? It’s truly an amazing place…
McDonald Farm Annual Plant Sale (Online)

McDonald Farm Annual Plant Sale (Online)

Seeding has begun in our greenhouses to get a wide variety of organic vegetable and herb seedlings ready, and our…
Conservation and Natural Medicines The Doctor is Out… side

Conservation and Natural Medicines The Doctor is Out… side

Medical research from around the world has documented the health benefits of getting out in nature. Over the years, The…
Donor Testimonial:  Steve Tiwald & Karen Hutt

Donor Testimonial: Steve Tiwald & Karen Hutt

Steve Tiwald and his wife Karen Hutt were the founders twenty years ago of the Green Earth Institute, the organic…
Change Flows:  DuPage River Sweep 2022

Change Flows: DuPage River Sweep 2022

The 31st Annual DuPage River Sweep will be held Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The annual…
A Winter’s Tale: Conservation, Snow, and Climate Change

A Winter’s Tale: Conservation, Snow, and Climate Change

Winter in Illinois means snow and usually a lot of it. Good for recreation if you like skiing, snowshoeing, making…
Great Places to Hike this Winter

Great Places to Hike this Winter

I know we all have our favorite places to hike, and we probably have seasonal favorites. There are hundreds of…
A River Flows Through It

A River Flows Through It

A River Flows Through It Series Spotlights Life in the Fox River Valley   Presented by the River Corridor Foundation…