Openlands needs your voice in support of the open spaces and natural resources of the Chicago metropolitan region. The campaigns below include information and resources you can use to contact your elected leaders, asking them to make conservation a priority.
Key conservation, local food, and nutrition programs are on the chopping block and need your support.
Federal agencies and members of Congress are eliminating protections for threatened species.
The nation’s most significant funding source of funding for land and water protection goes away unless members of Congress vote to keep it.
The White House’s “Rebuilding Infrastructure” plan relies on scrapping America’s bedrock environmental protections to build and rebuild roads and pipelines.
The Executive Order to “review” National Monument designations sets a precedent that threatens protected lands everywhere.