The essential lands and waters of Chicago Wilderness support thousands of native species. Many of these species face multiple threats to their long-term survival. By focusing collectively on a targeted group of 12 species, we aim to improve their health and habitats. You can help.
SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PRIORITY SPECIES LEAD PARTNERS & ADVISORS:
Lead Partners: Audubon Great Lakes| The Field Museum | Illinois Audubon Society| Illinois Natural History Survey | Lake County Forest Preserves | Lincoln Park Zoo | National Great Rivers Research and Education Center | The Nature Conservancy, Illinois Chapter | Openlands | Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Advisors: Chicago Botanic Garden | Forest Preserve District of Kane County | Shedd Aquarium | USDA Forest Service