Prairie flowers.
Summer at Nachusa Grasslands Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) is one of many flora species native to Illinois that blooms in the summertime. © Charles Larry

Protecting Illinois Nature

For more than 60 years, people like you have helped The Nature Conservancy protect the sun-kissed prairies, shady oak savannas and tranquil forests of Illinois. With your support, we can build on that legacy by bringing people together to help solve today’s biggest conservation challenges, from climate change and habitat loss to protecting clean water.