Make a Difference for 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. 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!
Great Lakes Birds
Millions of migratory birds are using Nature Conservancy sites to “rest and refuel” as they cross Great Lakes states toward summer breeding grounds.
Tree-Plantings for Community Health on Chicago's South Side
Want to make Chicago greener and healthier through work rooted in Chicago's Greater Pullman community this summer? The Imani Green Health Advocates are seeking young people aged 18-25 for a paid 5-month program starting in June. Apply by May 26!
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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.