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CBBEL Tree Planting Initiative Honors Milestone Years

CBBEL Tree Planting Initiative Honors Milestone Years

The suburban Chicago landscape is 75 trees richer, thanks to an initiative by Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. in honor…
Artificial Intelligence and Conservation a View From the Other Side (This Post Was Generated Using ChatGPT*)

Artificial Intelligence and Conservation a View From the Other Side (This Post Was Generated Using ChatGPT*)

Image created by Steve Stawarz using DALL-E 2   Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize conservation efforts by…
Electrifying DuPage County: Webinar Recording & Resources

Electrifying DuPage County: Webinar Recording & Resources

Above Photo:  Felix Kramer / Wikimedia More than 300 participants logged in to charge up for an eco-friendly 2023 at…
Winter Food

Winter Food

by Russ Cerocke, Farm Manager Since farms can’t grow food around here in the winter, how can we still eat…
Conservation and the Metaverse

Conservation and the Metaverse

The Metaverse. To hear technology CEOs like Meta’s (previously known as Facebook) Mark Zuckerberg or Microsoft’s Satya Nadella talk about…
Celebrating 50 Years of the Clean Water Act & The Conservation Foundation

Celebrating 50 Years of the Clean Water Act & The Conservation Foundation

2022 marks the 50th anniversary of both the Clean Water Act and The Conservation Foundation. One was conceived far away,…
Going With The Flow: Surprises In Stream Restoration

Going With The Flow: Surprises In Stream Restoration

Featured Image Credit: patch.com/illinois/naperville/   A lot of data collection goes into a stream restoration project. First, the standard year-round,…
What Makes Winter So Sweet?

What Makes Winter So Sweet?

by Russ Cerocke, Farm Manager Is it the chocolate? the candy canes? Or, is it the cookies and the hot,…
Salt Smart: Environmentally-Minded Winter Salting

Salt Smart: Environmentally-Minded Winter Salting

Our local rivers are getting saltier and salter. We need Salt Smart practices to reverse the trend. This means using…
On The Subject of Wetlands

On The Subject of Wetlands

It’s not every day that a Pulitzer Prize winner writes a book about the environment and climate change. Well, Fen,…
Reflections on Interning at Green Earth Harvest

Reflections on Interning at Green Earth Harvest

 By Annalise Chelsen, Mains Intern at The Conservation Foundation    Everyone eats. But not everyone knows where their food comes…
By Hand

By Hand

By Dan Lobbes, Vice President of Land & Watershed Programs   Planted by hand. Nurtured by hand. Weeded by hand.…
A Nature-Friendly Case for Leaving Your Leaves

A Nature-Friendly Case for Leaving Your Leaves

When you clean up leaves, you clean out habitat for overwintering bees, butterflies, and many other critters. On the flipside,…
Mission Fair

Mission Fair

Please join us for the finale event of our 50th Anniversary year!   Mission Fair Thursday, November 10th 5:00 –…
Welcome to Our New Team Members

Welcome to Our New Team Members

We have new (and some not-so-new) team members at The Conservation Foundation who we are thrilled to introduce!   Please…