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Monarch Butterflies Are Endangered. Here’s How You Can Help.

Monarch Butterflies Are Endangered. Here’s How You Can Help.

The big news in the conservation world this summer is that the monarch butterfly is now an endangered species. The…
Hydropanels: Conservation and Drinking Water

Hydropanels: Conservation and Drinking Water

Hydropanels: Conservation and Drinking Water   Hydropanels are a leading-edge technology for providing drinking water. Bill Gates has called it…
We're The Montgomery Fest Parade Grand Marshal!

We're The Montgomery Fest Parade Grand Marshal!

We’re so honored that The Conservation Foundation and our Dickson-Murst Farm Partners have been chosen as the Grand Marshal of…
Our Farm Stand is Open! Wednesday Afternoons & Saturday Mornings this Summer

Our Farm Stand is Open! Wednesday Afternoons & Saturday Mornings this Summer

Visit our farm stand to bring home fresh, local, organic veggies all summer long!  Wednesdays 3-6pm and Saturdays 9am-noon, mid-July…
What's Blooming at the Farm? - July 2022

What's Blooming at the Farm? - July 2022

Summer is a delightful time for native flowers in Illinois! Our sun-loving native plants are bursting with bright blooms and…
How to Make Compost at Home

How to Make Compost at Home

Instead of sending food scraps and yard waste to the landfill, why not compost them? Composting returns nutrients back to…
Introducing Our Newest Staff Members & Trustees

Introducing Our Newest Staff Members & Trustees

We’ve recently had the pleasure of welcoming some new faces to our staff and Board of Trustees, and wanted to…
Let’s Talk Science

Let’s Talk Science

Last month I was invited to visit a middle school class and talk to them about my experience as a…
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…