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.

What's New
| About Us
On To New Adventures: Director of Advancement Chere Hayes Retiring
“Working at The Conservation Foundation these past 17 years has been one of my life’s greatest adventures.” ~Director of Advancement…
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| Conservation@Home
Just One Thing
Most of us have good intentions to live more lightly on the Earth today than we did yesterday, yet our…
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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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Upcoming Events
Summer Solstice Solar Social
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100 Years Along the Fox River - Spring Membership & Awards Luncheon
A powerful lesson in how our connection to nature helps shape who we and our future generations will become, and ties those generations together.
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Garden Walk in Frankfort Benefitting The Conservation Foundation
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