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
| 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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| Preserving Land
Land Preservation Efforts Earn Urban Forestry Award
We at The Conservation Foundation are honored to have received the Forestry Outreach Award from the Chicago Region Trees Initiative…
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| Conservation@Home
What Happens to Insects in Winter
Watching a worm crawl across a window on a recent rainy (not so wintery) winter day, my 6-year-old asked me…
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| About Us
Job Opening: Director of Advancement
The Conservation Foundation (TCF) is one of the region’s oldest and largest not-for-profit land and watershed conservation organizations. Founded in…
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Upcoming Events
Eating For Energy Workshop
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Salt Creek Watershed Workshop
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Dayton Bluffs Geology and Ravine Hike
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"Paris to Pittsburgh" Film Screening
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