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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 Member
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.
Attend the Chicago Wilderness Congress
All are welcome at the Chicago Wilderness Congress (April 2, 2020), an event that inspires dialogue, catalyzes new ideas, and creates opportunities for collaborative action.
Please consider sponsoring this innovative conference. Your sponsorship provides our entire community with access to high-quality presenters, workshops, training, and networking opportunities.
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.
Go to an Event
Our Community Calendar features everything from conferences to festivals.
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