WILDLIFE CONSERVATION RESOURCES
An asterisk (*) indicates affiliation with the Illinois Environmental Council.

CRAB ORCHARD WATERFOWL ASSOCIATION

Founded to protect endangered species and work to maintain habitat for wintering waterfowl around the Crab Orchard Refuge area.

 

Mailing Address: 15937 Richard Court Marion, IL 62959

Website: https://www.facebook.com/craborchardwaterfowl/

 

DUCKS UNLIMITED

Ducks Unlimited’s “Illinois conservation program has restored and enhanced nearly 70,000 acres of wetlands and adjacent habitat.” The projects are “designed to maximize the amount and quality of migration, breeding and wintering waterfowl habitats as well as improve conditions for waterfowl production.” The organization has undertaken a variety of local projects, including most recently in the Shawnee National Forest.

For general Illinois inquiries, please contact the Great Lakes and Atlantic Region Office:

 

Mailing Address: 7322 Newman Boulevard, Building 1 Dexter, MI 48130

Phone: (734) 623-2000

Website: https://www.ducks.org/illinois

 

For specific inquiries about local projects, contact Dane Cramer, Regional Biologist: Phone: (618) 622-8669
Email: dcramer@ducks.org

 

FRIENDS OF CRAB ORCHARD WILDLIFE REFUGE

This organization acts as a liaison between the community and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to “achieve the optimum use of the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge for wildlife conservation, recreation, agriculture and industry.”

 

Email: admin@friendsofconwr.com

Website: https://www.friendsofconwr.com

 

FRIENDS OF GIANT CITY STATE PARK

The mission of this organization is to “support and enhance educational and recreational opportunities contributing to the preservation, conservation, and wise use of the natural resources at Giant City State Park.”

 

Email: friendsofgiantcity@gmail.com

Website: http://friendsofgiantcity.weebly.com

 

HARTMAN SPRING NATURE PRESERVE

Nature preserve of the Illinois Audubon Society located in Pulaski County, Illinois.

For information, please contact the Illinois Audubon Society.
 

Phone: (217) 544-2473 (Executive Director)
Website: https://illinoisaudubon.org/location/hartman-springs-nature-preserve/

 

ILLINOIS AUDUBON SOCIETY*

For general inquiries, please contact the main Illinois Office:

 

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2547 Springfield, IL 62708

Phone: (217) 544-2473

Website: https://illinoisaudubon.org

 

For inquiries about local activities, please contact the Shawnee Chapter:

Website: https://illinoisaudubon.org/location/shawnee-chapter/

See also: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AUDUBON SOCIETY

 

ILLINOIS MONARCH PROJECT

The Illinois Monarch Project is focused on establishing and maintaining habitats for monarch butterflies and other pollinators in Illinois. The organization seeks to foster, “a culture of conservation that ensures future biodiversity and flourishing pollinator habitat across diverse urban and rural landscapes in Illinois.”

 

Email: info@illinoismonarchproject.org

Website: http://illinoismonarchproject.org

 

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY IN ILLINOIS*

For general inquiries, please contact the main Illinois offices.

 

Mailing Address: The Nature Conservancy in Illinois
400 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100 Chicago, Illinois 60611
Phone: (312) 580-2100
Email: illinois@tnc.org

Website (US): https://www.nature.org/en-us/
Website (IL): https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/illinois/ contact-the-nature-conservancy-in-illinois/

  

For southern Illinois-specific information, please contact the Southern Illinois Program. Mailing Address: Southern Illinois Program

700 Logan College Road

Carterville, IL 62918 Phone: 309-338-3061

 

ROUND POUND NATURE PRESERVE

This nature preserve of the Illinois Audubon Society is located in Pope County, Illinois.

 

For information, please contact the Illinois Audubon Society.
Phone: (217) 544-2473 (Jim Herkert)
Website: https://illinoisaudubon.org/location/round-pond-sanctuary/

 

SECOND NATURE WILDLIFE REHABILITATION

This an environmental education organization in Thompsonville, IL that was founded in 2008 and serves all of Illinois in the care of all orphaned, injured, ill, and abandoned, wild animals.

 

Phone: 618-627-2000
Email: secondnaturewildlife@yahoo.com

Address: 22030 Fancy Farm Rd, Thompsonville, IL 62890
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100067928682304

 

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS ALL A BUZZ

This beekeeping group is based in Murphysboro. Members are available to give public talks about the benefit of bees and pollinators in southern Illinois.

 

Mailing Address: c/o University of Illinois Extension Office 402 Ava Road

Murphysboro, IL 62966

Website: http://www.si-allabuzz.com

 

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AUDUBON SOCIETY*

Founded in 1970, members of the Southern Illinois Audubon Society maintain local bluebird trails, conduct multiple bird conservation surveys, support avian ecology throughout Illinois, and coordinate the Birding Blitz of Southernmost Illinois fundraiser.

 

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 222
Carbondale, IL 62903-0222

Email: siaudubonsociety@gmail.com

First Presbyterian Church Contact: Phyllis Beck.

See also: ILLINOIS AUDUBON SOCIETY

 

WAR BLUFF VALLEY WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

This nature preserve of the Illinois Audubon Society is located in Pope County, Illinois. For information, contact the Illinois Audubon Society, Shawnee Chapter:

 

Mailing Address: 228 Bushwack Road
Golconda, IL 62938

Phone: (618) 534-0939 (John Wallace)

Website: https://illinoisaudubon.org/location/war-bluff-sanctuary/

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