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Nature Conservation

& Restoration

Action for Animals
Aurora, IL | 630-566-5996
Information, Literature, and Vegan Recipes

AFA operates under the simple principle that animals do not exist for humans to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment. We promote a Vegan lifestyle. AFA strives to end animal suffering through educational outreach, demonstrations, and media involvement.

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Aurora Public Library
Aurora, IL | 630-264-4145
Public Library

Promoting our services, including digital and online formats, as well as upcoming events and programs. Emphasis will be on the ways the library supports preservation of the environment, reduces waste, and encourages communal resource sharing. We will likely have library card registration available, too.

Forest Preserve District of Kane County
Geneva, IL | 630-762-2741
Preserve and Protect, Restore and Restock the Natural Areas in Kane County for the Enjoyment of all its Citizens

We will highlight environmental education, volunteer opportunities and recreational opportunities at preserves in and around the Aurora community.

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Fox Metro Water Reclamation District
Montgomery, IL | 630-892-4378
Keeping People Healthy with Clean Water
Friends of the Fox River
Elgin, IL | 815-377-3616
Learn How to Become a Better Friend to the Fox River

The mission of the Friends of the Fox River is to preserve, restore and protect the Fox River Watershed’s resources by connecting people with nature through education, research, restoration and advocacy.

University of Illinoi's
 Kane County Master Gardener Program
St Charles, IL
Volunteers and Research to Help Your Garden Thrive!

Samples of ornamental bed designs, complete with sun vs shade recommendations. 

Incredible Bats
New Lenox, IL | 815-485-2259
We Love Bats

With our experience and knowledge, we want to dispel the myths surrounding these misunderstood creatures. The performer will display two different species of live fruit bats and at least one striped skunk, sugar glider, opossum and small reptiles.

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Sierra Club Valley of the Fox
Aurora, IL | 630-605-9244
Our Motto is "Explore, Enjoy, Protect"

Educational information about Sierra Club's important work on conservation and legislation.  Sierra Club has outings for exploring and enjoying the outdoors, and conservation and activist opportunities to protect our precious planet.

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Review some of our previous vendors from our 2019 Aurora GreenFest!

Chicago Herpetological Society
Chicago, IL | 847-849-3466
Reptile Education
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Creation Care Team -
St. Katharine Drexel Parish
Sugar Grove, IL | 630-466-1149
Church-Affiliated Environmental Group
Brochures and information for various environmental groups to get involved with including,
but not limited to, Faith in Place and Catholic Climate Covenant.
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Fermilab Natural Areas
Batavia, IL 630-740-7697
Not for Profit, All Volunteer Network

We aim to conserve, restore and study the natural areas within Fermilab while encouraging employees and neighbors to experience and enjoy Fermilab’s natural beauty.

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Fox Valley Beekeepers Association
Far West Suburbs, IL | 630-423-6245
Fostering the Success of Area Beekeepers

We'll have an observation hive!!  The Fox Valley Beekeepers Association is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to enriching, energizing, engaging and/or disseminating information relating to all aspects of the biology of the honey bee, Apis mellifera.

Fox Valley Garden Club
Aurora, IL | 630-803-1067
Garden Enthusiasts from Numerous Local Suburbs

Monthly meetings (in Aurora) include informative speakers and sometimes crafts. Other activities include: philanthropy, field-trips, garden walks and plant-exchanges. We welcome newbies who want to learn.

Take home a packet of sustainable SEEDS, hand-collected by FVGC Members from our own gardens. Variety of choices, for both annual & perennial flowers. We're also happy to answer any plant advice questions.  Grow with us! 

Fox Valley Park District
Aurora, IL | 630-897-4261
Natural Areas Department

Natives and natural areas information

Fox Valley Wildlife Center
Elburn, IL | 630-365-3800
Wildlife Rehab Center

Brochures on the programs we offer.  Live animal (depending on weather).

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Kane County Audubon
St. Charles, IL | 630-513-7345
Birding Club, Conservation Organization

Information hand-outs, white board presentations.

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Mr. C's Bees
Montgomery, IL | 630-385-2432

We are beekeepers in the southwest Suburbs.

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Population Connection
San Diego, CA | 202-974-7705
 Raising Awareness of Population Issues on the Environment
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SOAR - Save Our American Raptors
Earlville, IL | 815-312-1206
Dedicated to the Welfare of our Native Birds-of-Prey

SOAR's Purposes: educate the public on the importance of raptors and habitat; promote the scientific study of free-living raptors; train raptor handlers to help improve conditions for all raptors in captivity; help resolve human/raptor conflicts.

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