Illinois—Local Organizations

The Conservation Foundation
10S404 Knoch Knolls Road
Naperville, IL 60565
Telephone: (630) 428-4500
Email: [email protected]
Established in 1972 by business and community leaders, The Conservation Foundation is a not-for-profit land and watershed protection organization. Their mission is to preserve and restore natural areas and open space, protect rivers and watersheds, and promote stewardship of our environment. They are located in Naperville, Illinois, on a 60-acre working farm.

Illinois Environmental Council
230 Broadway, Suite 150
Springfield, IL 62701
Telephone: (217) 544-5954
Email: [email protected]
The Illinois Environmental Council (IEC) was founded in 1975 by a group of dedicated grassroots environmentalists, and promotes sound environmental laws and policies, provides a forum for environmentalists and facilitatse a statewide activist network. IEC performs legislative advocacy and serves as the environmental community's eyes, ears and voice in Springfield.

Jack B. Richman Environmental Coalition
Marcella Richman
4545 W. Touhy St. Apt. 625
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
Telephone: (773) 534-7136
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
The Richman Coalition, a grassroots coalition that was formerly the North Shore Coalition Against Adulticiding, changed its name to honor Jack Richman, an outspoken environmentalist who was active in the movement against spraying adulticides for mosquitos. The Coalition is a a member of the Alliance for Informed Mosquito Management (AIMM).

Midwest Pesticide Action Center (Formerly Safer Pest Control Project)
4611 N. Ravenswood Ave., Suite 107
Chicago, IL 60640
Telephone: (773) 878-PEST (7378)
Fax: (773) 878-8250
Email: [email protected]
Midwest Pesticide Action Center (formerly Safer Pest Control Project) is a non-profit organization which seeks to reduce the health risks and environmental impacts of pesticides by promoting safer alternatives in urban and rural Illinois. SPCP is a member of the School Pesticide Reform Coalition, the Alliance for Informed Mosquito Management (AIMM), and the Lawn Care Coalition.

Spray Drift Education Network
Telephone: (815) 988-2628
Email: [email protected]
The mission of the Spray Drift Education Network is to educate people about the issue of chemical and pesticide drift and help them respond appropriately when chemical drift occurs.

Urban Wildlife Coalition
Chicago, IL
Telephone: (773) 545-8136
Email: [email protected]
Urban Wildlife Coalition is dedicated to the preservation of wildlife and natural areas and to educating the public about coexisting with wildlife. The organization is concerned with the use of herbicides in natural areas.

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