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.
Emiquon Migratory Bird Livestream
Each spring, tens of thousands of birds use Emiquon as a stopover point on their migration routes. Watch the migration throughout March via our YouTube livestream!
Giving to Illinois
No matter where you are in Illinois—whether walking along a tree-lined street or sitting on a combine harvester, birdwatching in the prairie or fishing along a river—we are all connected by nature. Learn what your generous support helps us achieve.
Midwest Women Leading in Conservation
Meet the women in who are making an impact and leading the way in conservation throughout the Midwest.
Places We Protect
See the Places We Protect in Your Community
From lush prairies and rare savannas to vibrant wetlands and rivers, The Nature Conservancy has helped protect more than 100 sites throughout Illinois in the past 60 years.