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Better. Mental. Health. Nature Journal

Better. Mental. Health. Nature Journal

A new joint project of The Conservation Foundation and Recovery International combines cognitive-behavioral mental health tools with images of nature…
Strengthening Our Foundation: How Our Volunteers #thanknature

Strengthening Our Foundation: How Our Volunteers #thanknature

How do supporters and volunteers of The Conservation Foundation #thanknature? By cleaning it up, restoring it, and showing it some…
A "Sister Act" of Preservation in Campton Township

A "Sister Act" of Preservation in Campton Township

The Goldenstein Sisters of Kane County shared many things – a passion for garage sales, a dedication to serving grieving…
Strengthening Our Foundation

Strengthening Our Foundation

In this season of gratitude, our thoughts have turned to nature and the endless ways it has sustained and nurtured…
First Annual “It’s Our Fox River Day” in Kendall County

First Annual “It’s Our Fox River Day” in Kendall County

Fifty-five volunteers showed up to Yorkville’s Riverfront Park and gave the Fox River some love at the first annual Kendall…
New Canoe Launch for Lisle Park District

New Canoe Launch for Lisle Park District

Lisle Park District is officially opening their new public boat launch with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, September 11th…
Top 10 Recommended Hikes In Our Core Four Counties

Top 10 Recommended Hikes In Our Core Four Counties

With concerns about the Delta Variant of the Coronavirus mounting with every passing hour and continued recommendations for “social distancing”,…
Artificial Intelligence and Farming

Artificial Intelligence and Farming

Farming is one of the oldest and arguably most important human pursuits. People have come a long way over the…
A “Secret” Trail at Silver Springs

A “Secret” Trail at Silver Springs

If you’ve ever floated on the Fox River in Kendall County, you likely passed Silver Springs State Fish and Wildlife…
How We Redesigned Our Native Plant Garden

How We Redesigned Our Native Plant Garden

In a project we’re calling “Garden Refresh,” we transformed the native garden beds outside one of our office buildings at…
Take A Hike Program Beginning This Fall!

Take A Hike Program Beginning This Fall!

This fall, we’re partnering with Edward-Elmhurst Health to bring you the Healthy Driven Take a Hike! Challenge. For eight weeks,…
Artificial Intelligence and Conservation

Artificial Intelligence and Conservation

The use of ‘innovation’ and ‘technical transformation’ to deal with climate change has recently gotten a lot of mindshare. These…
Dickson-Murst Farm Camp Mixes History and Fun for Kids

Dickson-Murst Farm Camp Mixes History and Fun for Kids

If you ask kids what they did at Farm Camp, the stories may go on for a long time. There…
Babbling Brook: Mother’s Day Hike in McHenry County

Babbling Brook: Mother’s Day Hike in McHenry County

To no surprise, my wife wanted to visit a new place and hike on Mother’s Day.  Although we usually head…
Conservation in the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Conservation in the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

The United Nations designated 2021-2030 the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021–2030, “with the aim of supporting and scaling…