News Releases

 The Conservation Foundation sends news releases to the media on events, programs, and our latest news.


2019 News Releases

Exhibition of Fox River Paintings opens April 13 at the Little White School Museum

5K and 10K Run/Walk through Dayton Bluffs Preserve in Ottawa September 28

Explore the north ravine at Ottawa's Dayton Bluffs Preserve on a geology hike on March 2

Rain barrels and water-friendly landscaping ideas for homeowners on March 13

Salt Creek Watershed workshop on innovative urban projects

One Earth Film Festival features films on climate change and sustainability

The Conservation Foundation receives Urban Forestry Award from the Chicago Region Trees Initiative

Health benefits of being out in nature presented at Conservation Foundation Winter Lunch

Exhibition of Fox River paintings opens February 2 at the Geneva History Museum

Workdays continue through the winter months at Ottawa's Dayton Bluffs Preserve


2018 News Releases 

Dayton Bluffs Preserve hike explores diverse habitats during Eagle Watch Weekend

Local effects of climate change focus of DuPage Environnmental Summit

Take a hike New Years Day at Dayton Bluffs Preserve in Ottawa

Quarter water charge at Stockholm's nets $946 to The Conservation Foundation

Local women honored for decades of conservation work

Mighty Acorns celebrates 20 years teaching kids about nature

Conservation Foundation receives state award for Butterfield Parks partnership

"A Fox River Testimony" syposium shares the river's importance and diversity

Fall Wellness Workshop focuses on beating stress and increasing energy

Importance of Fox River topic of October 18 Aurora University program

Importance of oak woodlands highlighted in Kendall County "Oaktober" event

Connect with nature with Yoga at Sunset at McDonald Farm

History and farming tours during Open House at McDonald Farm

Conservation Foundation to benefit from Stockhom's water charge

Native butterfly gardens at DuPage Fairgrounds showcase Conservation@Work

Hayrides, vintage thresher, and tractor convoy all part of Dickson-Murst Day at the Farm

DuPage group makes final payment for Oak Meadows conservation project

First 5K Run/Walk through Dayton Bluffs Preserve in Ottawa

Outdoor dining and fresh from the field vegetables highlight of Farm to Fork dinner



Glen Ellyn native tree and shrub sale on now for home landscaping

Beer, Bands, and Barns offers afternoon of family fun at Dickson-Murst Farm

Little Rock Creek Forest Preserve a reality after decades-long effort

Glen Ellyn garden tour shows off neighborhood native gardens

Summer Solstice Social highlights solar energy at McDonald Farm

Dickson-Murst Farm Camp mixes history and fun for kids 

Summer nature camps at McDonald Farm reconnect kids with the earth 

Butterflies and how they're protected featured topic at Conservation Foundation member lunch

Learn how to solve yard problems at native garden workshop in Naperville

Spring at the Dickson-Murst Farm

The Conservation Foundation welcomes Press as newest board member

Salt Creek Watershed Workshop in Itasca May 11

West Branch Watershed Workshop

May 12 Plant Sale and Open House

East Branch Watershed Workshop in Woodridge

Earth Day Benefit Dinner

Preorder native plants to bring nature to your yard

Rain Barrel Workshop

Carole Koch joins board

One Earth Film Festival at Waubonsee Community College

Dayton Bluffs ravine hike


2017 News Releases

Green Earth Institute Merger

DuPage 2018 Environmental Summit

Mighty Acorns comes to Joliet YMCA

Spotlight Performance celebrates nature education program

Reflections from Joel Sheesley on plein air painting

Jeff Wehrli joins TCF board

Photography exhibit benefits Mighty Acorns

Karen D'Arcy joins TCF board

Joel Sheesley Elgin Program

Frankfort Prairie Park

Fox Valley Mall Rain Barrels

Research Lab tour kicks off Adopt-A-Stream

Volunteers needed for invasive plant removal at Frankfort's Prairie Park

Conservation cruise on the Fox

Public input on future of trees in Will County

Kendall Arts Guild plein air painting

Farm to Fork Dinner combines al fresco dining with Earth's bounty

Dickson Murst Beer, Bands, and Barns

Celebrating 45th Anniversary

Summer Solstice Program

Dayton Bluffs Ravine Hike

Dayton Bluffs Opening

2017 Spring Luncheon

Kendall CRTI

Oswego Rain Barrels

2017 River Sweep

Online Plant Sale

2017 Earth Day Dinner

Batavia Earth Day

Rain Barrel Workshop

Hometown Habitat

 Glen Ellyn Workshop

 Grabacki Donation

Conservation in our Community — Glen Ellyn

2017 Winter Luncheon

Dayton Bluffs Eagle Weekend Hike

Ken Holmstrom Joins TCF Board