Welcome to The Conservation Foundation
We Save Land, We Save Rivers

The Conservation Foundation is a non-profit land and river protection organization founded in 1972. The support of more than 3,500 members and 500 volunteers helps us carry out our mission to preserve and restore open space and natural lands, protect rivers and watersheds, and promote stewardship of our environment in DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will Counties, Illinois.

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Celebrating 45 Years of Saving Land and Rivers
In 2017, The Conservation Foundation is celebrating our 45th anniversary.  That's 45 years of saving land, cleaning up rivers and streams,…
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The Conservation Foundation Earns Top Rating From Charity Navigator For 2nd Year In a Row
Time to brag just a little! For the second consecutive year, The Conservation Foundation has received a 4-star rating from Charity…
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Help Us Make Our 45th Anniversary Kickoff Matching Challenge!
Thanks to the generosity of three anonymous supporters, each dollar donated to The Conservation Foundation between now and December 31st,…
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Take a Dose of Nature to Improve Your Health
 Here at The Conservation Foundation we are committed to preserving natural areas and cleaning up our waterways for the good…
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Upcoming Events
Eagle Watch Weekend at Starved Rock
Come visit The Conservation Foundation's table and enjoy prime bald eagle watching at stunning Starved Rock State Park!
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Fox River In The Spotlight: 2017 Winter Membership & Awards Luncheon
Join us along the banks of the Fox River to hear about our new Fox River Initiative!
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2017 Earth Day Benefit Dinner
Enjoy an unforgettable evening of inspiration, laughter and camaraderie as you support a cause you believe in! And the food is amazing too.
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