Natural Land Institute's mission is to create an enduring legacy of natural land in northern Illinois for people, plants and animals.
2,782 acres owned3,814 acres under easement10,726 acres acquired and reconveyed1,900 acres protected by other means
111 acres acquired and reconveyed6 acres protected by other means
Land trusts with public trails for guided or individual hikes, walks, biking and more.
Land trusts that welcome visitors for activities such as walking, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, birding and more.
Land trusts with volunteer opportunities, such as trail maintenance, clean ups, administrative duties, giving tours and more.
Land trusts that protect farms and ranches to ensure sustainable food and secure agricultural ways of life.
Land trusts that protect forested lands for habitat preservation, sequestering carbon, sustainable timber, conserving wilderness and more.
Land trusts that protect habitat for plants and animals, such as wildlife corridors, breeding grounds and habitats for endangered species.
The Land Trust Alliance powers our nearly 1,000 member land trusts to
permanently protect and conserve the land we need and love, ensuring it
will be there for today and tomorrow.