The mission of the Illinois Conservation Foundation, and the partners with whom we work, is to preserve and enhance our natural and cultural heritage by fostering and supporting ecological, educational, and outdoor recreational programs for the benefit of all people now and for generations to come. In carrying out this mission, the Illinois Conservation Foundation inspires today's youth - tomorrow's leaders - by providing quality outdoor and conservation education programs that instill a life-long interest in conservation, outdoor recreation and sustainability.
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April 21, 2021
Since the inception of
Illinois Schoolyard Habitat Action Grant program
Torstenson Youth Conservation Education Center
Conservation Achievement Scholarships
awarded to high school seniors
Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame Inductees
Biodiversity Field Trips for over 100k Students
Outdoor Clinics Annually
of youth and adults participating in outdoor recreational pursuits