The Land Conservation Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission to preserve and restore natural communities in East Central Illinois, to create interconnected corridors, to provide wildlife habitat, and connect people and nature for future generations.

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Deanna Glosser, PhD, Executive Director

3413 Waterville Ct.   Champaign, IL 61822

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PRESERVING NATURAL AREAS
for PEOPLE, for WILDLIFE,
FOREVER

in
EAST CENTRAL

ILLINOIS

Mudpuppy Festival

Saturday, Feb 1, 2020

1:OO P.M. -4:00 P.M.

LCF celebrates the Sangamon River’s coolest creature at our midwinter Mudpuppy Festival. This family event features crafts, games, and visiting experts. It's a fun way to learn about the fascinating mudpuppy salamander and other local wildlife. 

Salt Fork River/Jordan Creek LCF Land Acquisition

LCF is now raising funds to purchase almost 15 acres at the confluence of the Salt Fork River of the Vermilion River and Jordan Creek in Vermilion County, both of which are on the Illinois Natural Areas Inventory (INAI). This land is indeed a pearl in a string of pearls – and worthy of protection.  

Improved Approach to LCF’s Levee Trail

Two rows of native bur oak trees and a wooden footbridge will welcome hikers and improve access to our Bruce Hannon Levee Trail.

Improved Approach to LCF’s Levee Trail

Two rows of native bur oak trees and a wooden footbridge will welcome hikers and improve access to our Bruce Hannon Levee Trail.

A hearty thank you goes to all of LCF’s supporters!!  LCF has raised the $7,000 for the Clean Energy Community Foundation matching grant!! This means the work on the levee can be completed, which will protect the 59-acre reforestation project and to keep the recreational Bruce Hannon Levee Trail open

Follow a unique raised trail to the Sangamon River and our floodplain forest restoration. Visit the Sangamon River Corridor Reserve near Monticello.

Floodplain at Sangamon River Corridor Reserve

LCF works to ensure a future with abundant clean water by focusing on rivers, wetlands, and groundwater.

Phoebe bird in east central Illinois

All creatures who share our Illinois home benefit from LCF's work to connect and improve natural lands and waters.

LCF freshwater mussel survey in Sangamon River

LCF offers opportunities to encounter nature nearby, inspiring wonder and a future commitment to preservation.

Curious deer, midnight beaver, jumping mice, and a turkey parade! They've all been caught in the act at our Sangamon River Corridor Reserve.

Be part of our promise to preserve natural lands forever.