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National Organizations Directory

As a service to the public, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center collects information on native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations throughout North America. Click here to add your organization to the directory. Affiliates are organizations that partner with the Wildflower Center to encourage the preservation and use of native plants in different regions of the country.

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Citizens for Conservation

Address: 459 West Highway 22
Barrington, IL 60010

Region: Midwest

Phone: (847) 382-SAVE
Fax: (847) 382-SAVE

Organization Structure: Private Non Profit
Organization Scope: City/Local
Organization Type: Citizen Action Group

Services this organization provides

  • Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
  • Work on restoration projects
  • Natural habitat management
  • Wildflower or native habitat display on property
  • Provide educational programming
  • Membership program
  • Offer public programs, trips, seminars, etc.
  • Propagate native plants
  • Native plant sales

Native Plant Focus: Spring wildflower rescues; seed collection (native grasses, forbs, etc.) & sowing; annual native plant/tree/shrub sale; active restoration and management (including control of invasives) of more than 300 acres covering a wide variety of habitats.

Publications: CFC Naturalist (quarterly newsletter), e-updates, Wildlife Coloringbook, Jr. Naturalist

Description: CFC actively engages in natural area acquisition and management; wildlife preservation; wetlands, prairie and savanna restoration and education in the NW Chicago suburbs. Workdays for volunteers occur weekly year-round.

Last Update: 2003-12-12
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