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
What Nature Means To Me from our President/CEO
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| About Us
An Author, a Lawyer and an Architect Walked Into a Barn...
It's not the beginning of a joke...It's what happened last week at our Dickson-Murst Farm as we welcomed three new…
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| Donate
Can We Turn $7K Into $28K? We need your help!!
We need your help with a little magic trick.  Together we can turn $7,000 into $28,000 for ecological restoration at…
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| Volunteer
Day of Caring at Dayton Bluffs
Wearing lime shirts emblazoned with "Do Good. Do Well.," an army of more than 500 green worker bees, volunteers from Fairmount…
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Upcoming Events
West Branch DuPage River Environmental Forum
Join this gathering of people and organizations working for the health of the West Branch DuPage River watershed!
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An Evening With Paddy Woodworth, Author of Our Once and Future Planet
Share an evening of good news with Paddy Woodworth, author of Our Once and Future Planet, which demonstrates in a hopeful way the role ecological restoration can play in returning health and balance to our environment.
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2014 Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon
The Conservation Foundation is a proud Charity Partner of the 2014 Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon!
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Fall Membership & Awards Dinner
Join us for an evening in honor of D. Dewey Pierotti for his 20 years of service as Forest Preserve District of DuPage County President.
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