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Support the natural beauty of our forests, prairies, rivers, and lakes.

Your donations help to restore important wildlife habitat, build scenic greenways and trails, and preserve our natural and cultural heritage for future generations.

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Champaign County's Forest Preserves - We're Closer Than You Think!

Nearly 4,000 acres of natural beauty are preserved and protected by the Champaign County Forest Preserve District. Gifts to the Friends Foundation support the district's six forest preserves and ensure that these Grand Prairie landscapes remain protected for generations to come.

Your 2019 gift will preserve and restore native landscapes, build more Kickapoo Rail Trail miles, restore Middle Fork's Willow Pond, improve access to Lake of the Woods' peninsula, design a new Homer Lake Interpretive Center, and support other high priority projects.