Environmental Organizations

Center for Neighborhood Technology

Sustainable Communities, Attainable Results

Champaign County Audubon Society

A local chapter of the Audubon Society

Chicago Audubon Society

Birds. Wildlife. Habitat.

Chicagoland Environmental Network

Where Green Things Happen

Chicago Ornithological Society

Providing friendly and fun opportunities for birders to enjoy

Chicago Recycling Coalition

Championing environmentally and fiscally sound management of solid waste

Chicago Wilderness

Dedicated to protecting nature and enriching life

Conservation Foundation

Preserving and restoring natural areas and open space

Decatur Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society

DuPage Birding Club

Birding with a Purpose

Earthshare of Illinois

One Environment. One simple way to care for it.

Environmental Defenders of McHenry County

Citizens working for a healthy environment

Environmental Education Association of Illinois

Supporting and advancing quality environmental education

Environmental Law & Policy Center

Protecting the Midwest's Environment and Natural Heritage

Environment Illinois

A statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization.

Evanston Environmental Assocation

Education for a Greener Evanston

Evanston North Shore Bird Club

Devoted to birding and protecting local natural resources

Friends of the Chicago River

Working to improve the health of the Chicago River

Friends of the Forest Preserves

Protecting, restoring, and promoting the forest preserves of Cook County

Grand Prairie Friends

Preserving and restoring natural communities in east-central Illinois

Habitat 2030

Restoring nature. Building community.

Illinois Audubon Society

Helping preserve Illinois flora and fauna since 1897

Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network

Engaging citizen scientists in the process of collecting quantitative data on butterfly populations

Illinois Environmental Council

Serving as the environmental community’s eyes, ears and voice in Springfield

Illinois Native Plant Society

Dedicated to the preservation, conservation, and study of the native plants and vegetation of Illinois

Illinois Raptor Center

A 25 acre wildlife rehabilitation and conservation education facility

Illinois Solar Energy Association

Promoting the widespread application of solar and other forms of renewable energy

Illinois Student Environmental Coalition

Coalition of 47 student organizations representing 41 colleges and universities

Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation

Join us in protecting the special landscape of northwest Illinois

John Wesley Powell Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society, based in Normal

Lake Bluff Open Lands Association

Preservation, restoration, and education since 1981

Land Conservancy of Lake County

Preservating, conserving, and managing open lands, natural areas, and ecosystems

Land Conservancy of McHenry County

Preserving the natural beauty of McHenry County since 1991

Lake County Audubon Society

Education, conservation and restoration of natural ecosystems

Liberty Prairie Foundation

Promoting the integration of healthy ecosystems and the vibrant human communities

Natural Land Institute

Conserving land in northern Illinois

Nature Conservancy of Illinois

Preserving the Prairie State

Northwest Illinois Audubon Society

Dedicated to the cause of good stewardship of planet Earth

Openlands Project

Conserving nature for life

Peoria Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society

Pierce Downer's Heritage Alliance

Preserving our Natural and Cultural Heritage

Poplar Creek Prairie Stewards

Restoring natural communities in northwest Cook County, Illinois

Prairie Enthusiasts

Committed to the protection and management of native prairie and savanna of the Upper Midwest

Prairie Rivers Network

Illinois advocate for clean water and healthy rivers

Prairies Forever

Dedicated to promoting the ecological and cultural significance of the American prairie

Prairie Woods Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society, based in Arlington Heights

Salt Creek Greenway Association

Promoting the greenway as a destination for nature, history and recreation

Salt Creek Watershed Network

Like every drop of rain - Our every action counts

Save the Prairie Society

Saving natural areas and wildlife habitat

Sierra Club

Encompasses the entire state of Illinois and a small portion of Iowa around the Quad Cities

Southeast Environmental Taskforce

Dedicated to serving the southeast side and south suburbs of Chicago by promoting environmental education, pollution prevention, and sustainable development

Thorn Creek Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society, based in Park Forest

Trails for Illinois

Connecting communities to trails statewide