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Articles & Education

The Language of Conservation

The Language of Conservation

We all know that land conservation is vital to our quality of life and improves the health of our communities.…
Job Opening:  Farm Manager

Job Opening: Farm Manager

The Conservation Foundation is in search of an energetic, knowledgeable and inspiring full-time Farm Manager to lead the Green Earth…
Job Opening:  Environmental Scientist

Job Opening: Environmental Scientist

The Conservation Foundation provides technical staff to the DuPage River Salt Creek Workgroup, Lower DuPage River Watershed Coalition, and Lower…
The Language of Conservation Fall Membership Dinner

The Language of Conservation Fall Membership Dinner

Please join us for our Fall Membership & Awards Dinner on Thursday, November 14th, 2019, 5pm to 8:15pm at the…
Farmstand Open Thursdays 2-6pm

Farmstand Open Thursdays 2-6pm

Shop local and organic at McDonald Farm on Thursdays from 2pm to 6pm through October 17th!  As long as the…
Conservation Messages That Work: Results of Voter Survey

Conservation Messages That Work: Results of Voter Survey

Over our 47 year history, The Conservation Foundation has helped preserve more than 35,000 acres of land in northeastern Illinois.…
Introducing Our New Director of Advancement

Introducing Our New Director of Advancement

At The Conservation Foundation we work every day in the humble acknowledgment that all of our programs depend upon the…
August 10th: Farm to Fork

August 10th: Farm to Fork

Join us on August 10th for an evening of deep nourishment as we feast on the fruits of McDonald Farm’s…
Summer Camps: Registration now open!

Summer Camps: Registration now open!

Keep the little ones in your life engaged with the outdoors this summer at our Summer Camps!
Get your share of the Earth's Harvest!

Get your share of the Earth's Harvest!

2019 Fall Shares of the Green Earth Harvest CSA are on sale now! Bring our nutritious, organic vegetables home to…
Art of the Fox: Where Art and Nature Converge

Art of the Fox: Where Art and Nature Converge

A Fox River Testimony: Selected Works Exhibit at Elgin History Museum through November 15th during museum hours. Click for more…
On To New Adventures: Director of Advancement Chere Hayes Retiring

On To New Adventures: Director of Advancement Chere Hayes Retiring

“Working at The Conservation Foundation these past 17 years has been one of my life’s greatest adventures.” ~Director of Advancement…
Just One Thing

Just One Thing

Most of us have good intentions to live more lightly on the Earth today than we did yesterday, yet our…
Remembering "Bunny": Bequest Makes New Wildlife Sanctuary Possible

Remembering "Bunny": Bequest Makes New Wildlife Sanctuary Possible

“I have some very bad news for you”, the voice on the phone said. “Mary Ann Holzer has passed away.” …
Help Wanted:  Part Time Watershed Education & Outreach Assistant

Help Wanted: Part Time Watershed Education & Outreach Assistant

We are currently seeking a qualified candidate to join our river and water protection staff part-time to help with education…