Midwest Region, U.S.A.
Restoration entities for ecological restoration, including Volunteer
(this page updated June 21, 2005)
Miscellaneous links to midwestern restoration sites
Chicago Wilderness - A Regional Nature Preserve
PO Box 268, Downers Grove, IL 60515-0268
Phone: (847) 677-2470
Volunteer opportunities, events, biodiversity atlas, habitat restoration
and much more. "Comprising an archipelago of 200,000 acres of protected
natural lands in the metropolitan region. It is the globally significant
concentration of rare natural communities--the woodlands, forests, grasslands,
streams and wetlands".
Friends of Pheasant Branch
PO Box 628242, Middleton WI 53562-628242
"...organized to restore, preserve, and understand the value of conservancy
land and other natural habitats in the Pheasant Branch Watershed for today
. . . and tomorrow. Volunteer opportunities, and much more...
Illinois Prairie Restoration
"....preserved and recreated pieces of both major landscapes that the pioneers
saw more than a century ago."
Iowa Native Plant Society
"Preserving & Promoting Iowa's Native Flowers, Grasses, Sedges, Shrubs
& Trees; Piecing Woodland, Wetland & Prairies Patches for Iowa's
Iowa Prairie Network
"To Learn About, Teach About, Enjoy and Protect Iowa's Prairie Heritage.
Our motto is, 'Prairies are our Rain Forests'. ... a grass-roots, volunteer,
non-profit, organization that is dedicated to the preservation of Iowa's
Missouri Native Plant Society
"to promote the enjoyment, preservation, conservation, restoration, and study
of the flora native to Missouri; to educate the public about the values of
the beauty, diversity, and environmental importance of indigenous vegetation;
and to publish related information."
Wild Ones (Chapters throughout the U.S. including the Midwest
"... promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve
biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native
plant communities. Wild Ones is a not-for-profit environmental education
and advocacy organization."
National (U.S.) sites that include resources
for midwestern United States
Restoration entities for other states & countries
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