Help Protect 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. We’re building on that legacy and bringing people together to help solve today’s biggest conservation challenges, from climate change and habitat loss to protecting clean water. Together we’re stronger!
Iconic Waters: On Thin Ice
The iconic waters of the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River face many challenges. A new story map explains how we're working with partners to chart a new course forward.
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See the Places We Protect in Your Community
The Nature Conservancy has helped protect more than 100 sites throughout Illinois in the past 60 years, including prairies, savannas, forests, wetlands and rivers.