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!
Nature's Comebacks in the Midwest
Otters, dragonflies and cranes, oh my! Years of conservation efforts have helped several species make a comeback to Midwest habitats.
Six Black Leaders Making a Difference for People and Nature in Chicago
Meet six Black leaders who are building community and making Chicago’s neighborhoods healthier, greener and more environmentally friendly.
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.