Preserving Natural Land for Future Generations

For 59 years NLI has helped residents of Northern Illinois conserve the land they cherish.

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NATURAL LAND INSTITUTE: Creating A Legacy

NLI’s mission is to create an enduring legacy of natural land in northern Illinois for people, plants, and animals. We invite you to be part of creating and sustaining this legacy for generations to come.

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“We are living at the time of man’s final conquest over the wilderness. What we have saved, and what we may save in the next few years, will be all the true wild nature that will remain to pass on from generation to generation in the years ahead. There will never be another chance.” George B. Fell

Founder of the Natural Land Institute