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  • Annual Fund
    The Annual Fund makes our work possible. It allows us to:
    • Preserve, restore and actively manage over 800 acres of open space - rare savannas, woodlands, prairies, wetlands, and lakeshore ravines.
    • Provide six distinct nature preserve for everyone to enjoy and explore with over 13 miles trails open every day of the year.
    • Educate over 3,000 children annually through our environmental education programs.
  • Center for Conservation Leadership
    The Center for Conservation Leadership Program is a unique year-long environmental education program. In it, you will develop an understanding of important conservation issues while having fun with new friends.
  • Legacy Campaign
    To inquire about a multi-year pledge, please contact Paula Clair-Gould 847.234.3880 x16.
  • Membership
    Memberships cover all members of your household. (Please scroll down to see all levels of membership.)
  • Owl Prowl
    Friday, February 14
    6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Mellody Farm Nature Preserve
  • Sponsor An Intern!
    Help plant the seeds today!
  • Summer Camp
    Your kids will love their time in nature exploring and making new connections. You will love how much they've grown.