By the Numbers:
|23,822 acres saved
Featured Projects: Illinois
Copperhead Hollow State Wildlife Area Project
Warblers, wood thrushes and whip-poor-wills migrating through Illinois gained more room to stretch their wings, thanks to the efforts...
Lake County Green Infrastructure Strategy
About halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, on the shores of Lake Michigan, lies Lake County. Rich with prairies, wetlands,...
Reviving a Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico
Runoff of nutrients from farmland in the Mississippi River Watershed is contributing to a hypoxic zone, or “dead zone,”...
More Projects: Illinois
Chicago Wilderness Vision
An ambitious agenda to create a vibrant green infrastructure of protected and restored lands and waters in the four-state...
Managing Mitigation Funds to Conserve Bird Habitat
As America’s demand for energy grows, providers are making major new investments in infrastructure. The emerging Rockies Express Pipeline...
In 2007, the Fund aided the Great Rivers Land Trust and its partners in the creation of the Palisades...