MISSION

Celebrating 50 years of Preserving and Protecting
the environment in McHenry County!

In order to protect all living things, the Environmental Defenders is dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the natural environment in McHenry County.  As a grass roots organization, we are committed to building sound ecological relationships between people and the natural world that supports all life.

YOU can join and/or volunteer and help us advocate for a healthy environment and also enjoy what we protect, together.


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Board Members Bev Dow and Nancy Schietzelt were so pleased to accept a proclamation from MCCD honoring the Environmental Defenders on our 50th Anniversary! The Defenders were instrumental in the establishment of MCCD and are still proud of all their work to restore and protect natural areas in McHenry County! We're looking forward to celebrating MCCD's 50th Anniversary next year! #mchenrycountyconservationdistrict ...

Saw our first bug 🐜 of the season!! 😍 ...

This diagram explains some of the best reasons for going native in your yard.Does today's sunshine have you thinking about spring? It's never too early to start planning your garden, including incorporating native plants into it! ...

Preserve. Protect. Educate. Since 1970