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
Making Conservation Meaningful Locally - 2016 DuPage Environmental Summit
More than 300 people, including community leaders, professionals, conservation groups, and environmentally conscious citizens, gathered at the Naperville campus of…
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| Donate
We've Met Our Match!
I have some exciting news to share!  Thanks to the 640 individual donors who either newly joined our efforts or…
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| Conservation@Home
Your New Year’s Resolution: A Low Salt Diet
 Make the diet you resolve to keep this New Year’s a low-salt one. Chlorides, including the salts we use to…
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| Partner With Us
Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley Partners to Restore the Dickson-Murst Farm
The Conservation Foundation has received an incredibly generous $10,000 grant from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley for…
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Upcoming Events
Bald Eagles: A Conservation Victory
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Breakfast Bytes - East Branch DuPage River Watershed Workshop
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Project WET Training For 6th to 8th Grade Teachers
6th thru 8th grade teachers learn the Project WET curriculum, an interdisciplinary water education program.
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Geology and Ravine Exploration Hike at Dayton Bluffs Preserve
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