• Alliance Member
  • Accredited
  • Terrafirma Insured

JDCF preserves and stewards land and water for the lasting well-being of all people and wildlife.

Land Protected

Illinois

Demographics

  • 1998

  • Yes

  • 14

  • 1,000

  • 249

  • 16

Features
Trails

Land trusts with public trails for guided or individual hikes, walks, biking and more.

Public Access

Land trusts that welcome visitors for activities such as walking, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, birding and more.

Conservation Priorities
Agricultural Land

Land trusts that protect farms and ranches to ensure sustainable food and secure agricultural ways of life.

Forests

Land trusts that protect forested lands for habitat preservation, sequestering carbon, sustainable timber, conserving wilderness and more.

Wildlife Habitat

Land trusts that protect habitat for plants and animals, such as wildlife corridors, breeding grounds and habitats for endangered species.

Land Trust Alliance

The Land Trust Alliance powers our nearly 1,000 member land trusts to permanently protect and conserve the land we need and love, ensuring it will be there for today and tomorrow.