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
Lost Your Ash? Native Street Tree Replacement Recommendations!
 Our communities have lost so many trees courtesy of the shiny green devil known as the Emerald Ash Borer.  But…
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| Donate
Transformative Gift Announcement
I am overjoyed to announce that the Hamill Family Foundation has shown an unprecedented commitment to the preservation of our…
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| Preserving Land
Honoring D "Dewey" Pierotti
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County President D. “Dewey” Pierotti, Jr., the longest-serving president in Forest Preserve history, is retiring at…
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| About Us
What Nature Means To Me from our President/CEO
Last Thursday was a humbling day for the staff of The Conservation Foundation. We stood in awe of the…
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Upcoming Events
Teacher Training: Project Learning Tree Workshop
A must-do workshop for creative educators of children aged 3-6. Learn many fun and engaging ways to connect children to nature and develop a healthy learning process at a key developmental period in their lives.
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2015 DuPage River Sweep
Help sweep the DuPage River clean by picking up trash and debris in the 2015 DuPage River Sweep!
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