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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| Preserving Land
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.” …
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| Protecting Rivers & Streams
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…
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| Educating & Empowering
Environmental Scholarships Available - March 22nd Application Deadline
The following scholarship is available to area college students who are majoring in natural resources or a related field. Application Deadline: …
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| Conservation@Home
Introducing a New Affiliate of The Conservation Foundation- Chicago Living Corridors
The native plant movement really has been growing over the last 10 to 15 years; all the evidence points to…
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Upcoming Events
5% Back to The Conservation Foundation at Whole Foods!
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Creating Earth Friendly Landscaping
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Earth Day Benefit Dinner 2019
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100 Years Along the Fox River
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