- Our Vision
- Our Work
- Our Partners
- Get Involved
- About Us
- CW Partner Portal
- Become a Member
No matter where you work or live, there's a place for you in Chicago Wilderness.
Here are some ways you can get involved:
Become a Partner
Organizations and individual people can become members of Chicago Wilderness. We partner with you to protect and restore natural communities and improve the quality of life in the Chicago region.
Work in Conservation
Visit our job board to find employment opportunities in the Chicagoland area.
Join a Committee
Find an area of our work that interests you and join a committee to help set and achieve important conservation goals.
Many organizations depend on volunteers to complete their important work. View our list of partners and explore their websites to find your perfect volunteer opportunity.
Explore the Outdoors
The interactive Openlands Get Outside Map features 350 parks, preserves, and natural areas where you can discover the best of our region's wilderness.
Discover Nature with Your Family
No matter what age your children are--or if you're an adult who is a kid at heart--check out our list of family-friendly activities that are great fun anytime but especially during the COVID-19 crisis. And don't forget to use the Seek app and iNaturalist to share what you see.
Go to an Event
Our Community Calendar features everything from conferences to festivals.
Garden for Nature at Home