Make a Difference
Conservation is our job and we work daily to protect our natural resources and to raise awareness about the outdoors but we can not be successful without your support.
Whether you lend a hand and volunteer, participate in one of our special events or programs, become a member of the foundation, or just spend time at our sites, every little step you take helps us take even larger strides in improving the air and water quality and the wildlife diversity within our community.
Take action now to make a difference for tomorrow.
Support Conservation with Your Donation
If you are interested in supporting the Macon County Conservation through a charitable donation your gift can be sent to Macon County Conservation Foundation, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL 62521. A secure online donation can be made by clicking here.
Support Conservation Through Your Membership
As a member of the Macon County Conservation Foundation you help preserve over 3,200 acres of prairies, forests, and wetlands. Your membership also protects wildlife while also giving the community an opportunity to experience the outdoors through special events and educational programming. Sign up today and receive special rates and discounts for events, private tours, equipment rental, and much more. For more information about becoming a member of the Macon County Conservation Foundation, visit our Join Us page.
Support Conservation by Lending a Hand
You can help protect our natural areas in more ways than one! We are always in need of volunteers to help at Rock Springs Nature Center, to lend a hand at our special events, or to get down and dirty at our volunteer stewardship days. For more information on volunteer opportunities click here.
Support Conservation by Taking Action
Donations of your time, talent, and treasures make what we do possible but in order to make a difference for future generations it is imperative for you to take action. Start applying green tips to your everyday routine. Bring some conservation practices home to your yard and garden. Even more importantly, get outside. Giving children the chance to experience the outdoors will help raise awareness of the importance of preserving the world around us for future generations.
Support Conservation in Your Estate Plan
Leave a legacy for our children and our children’s children by remembering Macon County Conservation Foundation in your estate plan. By remembering conservation in your will you are providing a future of clean air and water and open spaces. Sample gift language to make a bequest to benefit conservation: I bequeath to the Macon County Conservation Foundation, a charitable donation, the sum of __dollars ($____), or (____% of my estate), or (the rest, remainder, and residue of my estate). Such bequest shall be devoted to the general purposes of the Foundation as set forth in its bylaws.