Citizens for Conservation
CFC led the initiative to protect over 2500 acres of public land in the Barrington, Illinois area. Years of planning, urging and negotiating resulted in the creation of four new forest preserves: Ela Marsh, Fox River, Grassy Lake/Flint Creek and Baker's Lake Younghusband Prairie.
Earth Day Network
The first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement.
The Environmental Protection Agency
40 years of protecting health and the environment
Friends of Busse Woods
The Friends of Busse Woods has been created with the mission to restore, restock, protect and preserve Busse Woods, also known as the Ned Brown Preserve, is a 3700 acre holding located in northwestern Cook County in Illinois..
Friends of Deer Grove East
A new volunteer conservation group formed to preserve, protect, and carry on the impressive habitat restoration work at Deer Grove East in Palatine.
Forest Preserve Volunteers
The Forest Preserve District of Cook County - with over 68,000 acres of nature in Cook County, there are endless opportunities to get involved and give back.
The Green Life
The Sierra Club Magazine
Green Seal is a non-profit organization that uses science-based programs to empower consumers, purchasers and companies to create a more sustainable world.
Illinois Environmental Council
The Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund engages in education and outreach and provides a forum for environmentalists.
National Forests and Grasslands provide Americans with 193-million spectacular acres of wildlands.
Founded in 1963, Openlands protects the natural and open spaces of northeastern Illinois and the surrounding region.
OA goal l-to inform & educate the public about the benefits of buying and choosing organic produce, meats, and products, while promoting sustainable living and an organic lifestyle.
23 towns in northern Cook County form this local government and a non-profit corporation. SWANCC developes and implements long-term, environmentally safe solutions to manage the region's garbage challenges. Valuable recycling info available at their website.
Spray Drift Education Network
A grassroots organization dedicated to helping Illinois report and prevent pesticide drift.
Spring Creek Stewards
Spring Creek Forest Preserves are undergoing the most ambitious ecological restoration project ever undertaken in Cook County.