Articles & Education

Articles & Education

News

Art of the Fox

The Conservation Foundation is partnering with the Batavia Public Art Initiative, a committee of Water Street Studios, to bring a series of nature-inspired murals to the Jeffery D. Scheilke Government

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Farm Blog

New Season, New Life

By Russ Cerocke, Farm Manager I realize that I’m preaching to the choir here, but Spring is such a wondrous time of year. Each spring brings something new to love

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Events

Music on the Farm

Music on the Farm McDonald Farm 10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd Naperville, IL 60565 4:00 — 6:00pm   Outdoor music is one of the true delights of the summer season! Spend

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Environmental Education

Waste: Conservation’s Uphill Battle

Picture: Courtesy of Getty Images   According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the United States generated 292.4 million tons of trash in 2018. 23.6% of this was

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Farm Blog

Farm Life Springing

by Eric Izzo, Assistant Farm Manager   Life is slowly springing up around McDonald Farm. Some of this life I find more exciting than others. The first week of April

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Environmental Education

Art, Nature, and Conservation

Photograph by Nannette Abate, Courtesy of the artist   A preserved tree standing defiantly with a fence forced to go around it symbolizes how art and conservation benefit each other.

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Environmental Education

The Mighty Women of Mighty Acorns®

March is Women’s History Month, a celebration of the contributions of women throughout history and today. Spending my career in the conservation realm, I have had a front row seat

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Events

2024 Earth Day Benefit Dinner

Purchase your ticker for our annual Earth Day Benefit Dinner on Thursday, April 25th! This event is a critical source of funding for our important work to save nearby nature

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