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
| Educating & Empowering
2015 Pierotti Scholarships Winners Announced
Congratulations to Makenna Anderson of St. Charles and Joshua Cinnamon of Naperville for being awarded the 2015 Paul D. Pierotti…
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| Educating & Empowering
Oaks Grow From Mighty AcornsĀ® in Warrenville
Students in Mrs. Ixpata’s fourth grade class at Clifford Johnson Elementary School in Warrenville wound up the school year by…
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| Conservation@Home
Green Roofs - Another Sustainable Option for Infiltration
You probably heard about or visited Chicago City Hall’s green roof, or had the opportunity to see other green roofs…
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| Events
It Takes a Village - Or Several!
You could almost establish a Mayberry-style home, including the white picket fence, with items dragged out of the East and…
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Upcoming Events
Bluegrass Jam at the Dickson-Murst Farm
Get your toes a-tappin' at the Bluegrass Jam, July 26th at the Dickson-Murst Farm.
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Day at the Dickson-Murst Farm
Plan for a FREE day of family fun on the farm!
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McDonald Farm Fall Festival
Usher in fall on McDonald Farm's 60 peaceful acres at our family-friendly Fall Festival!
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2015 Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon
The Conservation Foundation is a proud Charity Partner of the 2015 Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon!
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