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Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Mission: Environmental educational center that serves the public by providing high quaility education programs. There are no self-guided nature trails or museum building. All programs are scheduled and accompanied by a naturalist. The only exception is nordic skii...

Salt Creek Greenway Association
Mission: To identify, preserve and promote the natural, historic, cultural and leisure resources of the Salt Creek Greenway and spheres of interest and support expansion and connection of linear trails.

Salt Creek Watershed Network
Mission: The Salt Creek Watershed Network's mission is to seek a common vision and provide coordination and promote communication among the various volunteer groups, citizens, businesses, agencies and others operating and living within the watershed. By facilitati...
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Sand Ridge Nature Center
Mission: To provide individuals, families, schools and other organized groups the highest quality education program possible that will promote a better understanding of local natural history as well as ecological and historical relationship to the local community ...
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Save the Dunes
Mission: The mission of Save the Dunes, a 501(c)3 charitable organization, is to preserve, protect and restore the Indiana Dunes and all natural resources in Northwest Indiana's Lake Michigan Watershed for an enhanced quality of life.
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Save the Prairie Society
Mission: To protect Wolf Road Prairie, acquire natural areas and wildlife habitat, enhance biodiversity, restore native ecosystems and provide outdoor classroom tours, field trips, special events and conservation education programs through volunteer grassroots act...
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SCARCE
Mission: SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling & Composting Education) provides the community with environmental education and opportunities to preserve the environment.
Volunteer Opportunities

Schaumburg Park District/Spring Valley Nature Center
Mission: Spring Valley's mission is to educate area residents regarding the natural and cultural history of the Schaumburg area and how people have and continue to interact with and upon the landscape.

Severson Dells Nature Center
Mission: To link people of all ages to nature in the Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin area. We promote awareness of the natural world, fostering respect, enjoyment and preservation, now and in the future.
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Shirley Heinze Land Trust
Mission: Protection of environmentally significant natural lands in the Southern Lake Michigan Watershed area of NW Indiana; education of the public on the environmental uniqueness of the area; advancement of goals of clean air and water in NW Indiana.
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Sierra Club—Illinois Chapter, Chicago Group
Mission: To explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the Earth; to practice and promote the responsible use of the Earth's ecosystems and resources, to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to...
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Sierra Club—Illinois Chapter, Northwest Cook County Group
Mission: To explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the Earth; to practice and promote the responsible use of the Earth's ecosystems and resources, to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to...
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Sierra Club—Illinois Chapter, River Prairie Group
Mission: To explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the earth, to practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources; to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment, and to...
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Southeast Environmental Task Force
Mission: Empower residents and students in the Southeast Side and south suburbs of Chicago to improve their local environment; Promote pollution prevention and progressive business practices in Calumet region facilities; and, Promote preservation, restoration, a...

Spring Brook Nature Center
Mission: The Village of Itasca's Spring Brook Nature Center shall restore, manage, preserve, and interpret its unique resources for the public good and for fostering environmental stewardship.

St. Charles Park District
Mission: To enrich the quality of life of Park District residents by: 1. Providing diverse programs, parks and facilities to promote the well-being of residents. 2. Preserving and protecting open spaces and high quality natural areas. 3. Improving the environmenta...
Jobs & Internships

Stillman Nature Center
Mission: The Stillman Nature Center is a private, not-for-profit center for environmental education located on 80 acres of woods, lake and prairie in South Barrington, Illinois. A former estate, the land was donated by Alexander Stillman for the purpose of establi...
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