8th Annual Field to Fork

July 22, 2017 | Bellecourt Manor | Belleville, Illinois

Field to Fork Registration is now Open! Please join us on July 22, 2017 for an evening of local food, local chefs, and a great cause - the environment of southwestern Illinois!

Heartlands Conservancy - Investing in the nature of southwestern Illinois.

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January 24, 2017

HeartLands Conservancy Permanently Protects Two Natural Areas near Shawnee National Forest

Jackson County, Ill. – HeartLands Conservancy, an environmental nonprofit focused on land conservation in southwestern Illinois, announced today the acquisition of two key natural areas next to the Shawnee National Forest in Jackson County, Illinois.

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HeartLands Conservancy provides leadership and solutions to sustain and enrich the diverse environmental resources of our region. We work toward achieving our mission by focusing on three priority areas:

Conserving Open Space

Building Greener Communities

Engaging People with Nature

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HeartLands Conservancy produces a quarterly newsletter and a montnly e-newsletter which highlights important activities, including places we’ve protected, projects that we’re undertaking, pending legislation, and much more. Becoming more informed on environmental issues and resources within the region allows individuals to make more informed decisions and be a part of the planning process for our future.