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!
Awe of Nature Festival
October 7, 2023 | 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Join TNC and partners on October 7 at Midlothian Meadows to enjoy biking and walking near nature, a petting zoo, games, music, food, face painting and more!
Migratory Bird Season: LIVE from Emiquon!
Each fall, tens of thousands of birds use Emiquon as a stopover point on their migration routes. Watch the migration throughout October via our YouTube livestream!
We all know the honeybees that pollinate our flowers in the Midwest. But did you know there are some other, shall we say, peculiar pollinators? Ring in the Halloween season by learning about the world of lesser-known, slightly spooky pollinators.
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.