Illinois now has a budget, and it includes funding for conservation initiatives, open space protections, and climate action.
This funding was maintained because you spoke up and demanded action from our leaders. Climate change is real and in the absence of federal leadership, climate action is progressing at the state, city, and local levels. Please take a moment to contact your representative asking them to continue their support for conservation in Illinois.
Illinois now has a budget, and it supports funding for conservation and climate action. However, we need to keep demanding that our leaders ensure funding for conservation programs in the future.
Openlands works at every level to protect the open spaces of the Chicago metropolitan region. This action is only for Illinois residents, but we still need your voice to support a number of federal proposals to protect open space and to support conservation. Learn more and speak up.