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Naperville Park District
Mission: To provide recreation and park experiences that enrich the quality of life for our community.
Jobs & Internships

National Great Rivers Research and Education Center
Mission: The Center's scholars and scientists study the ecology of the big rivers, the workings of the watersheds that feed them, and the ties to the river communities that use them.
Volunteer Opportunities

National Parks Conservation Association
Mission: To protect and enhance America’s National Park System for present and future generations.

Natural Land Institute
Mission: The mission of the Natural Land Institute is to preserve natural land for native plants and animals in northern Illinois.
Volunteer Opportunities

Nature Conservancy (The)—Illinois Chapter
Mission: To preserve plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.
Volunteer Opportunities
Jobs & Internships

Nature of Illinois Foundation (The)
Mission: To support the Illinois Scientific Surveys (Geological, Natural History, Water) and the Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center as they lead efforts to improve environmental quality and promote sustainable economic development. This mission shall ...

Mission: NeighborSpace is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to acquire and support the community based management of small parks, gardens, natural areas, river edges, and scenic landscapes in the City of Chicago for preservation, conservation, and educatio...

North Branch Restoration Project
Mission: Our primary purpose is to work with the Forest Preserve District of Cook County and other agencies to protect and restore our Illinois natural heritage. We are advocates for these cherished lands, speaking for their preservation, and educating our fellow ...
Volunteer Opportunities

North Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District
Mission: The mission of the North Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District is to provide information, education, and guidance in the conservation and wise use of natural resources within the District by: 1. Educating the public and encouraging local go...

North Park Village Nature Center
Mission: To provide urban citizens an opportunity to interact with wildlife, plants and other natural resources through environmental education and access to restored native landscapes.
Volunteer Opportunities

Northbrook Park District
Mission: Our Mission Statement is simple: - Provide a balanced program of leisure services for the Park District's Northbrook Residents. - Exercise effective stewardship for future generations. - Maintain restraint in the use of Park District funds.

Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association
Mission: To serve as an integral partner with our member park districts and villages to provide a continuum of quality leisure services for people with disabilities.

Northeast Illinois Invasive Plant Partnership
Mission: Our mission is to work toward the prevention and control of new plant invasions, control and manage current invasions, support informed management decisions, and raise public awareness concerning the threat posed by invasive plants. Our goal is to minimi...

Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission
Mission: To generate meaningful dialogue and cooperation on issues of common concern; to contribute to the development of a common vision pertaining to Northwest Indiana's future; to provide a forum in which elected officials and other decision-makers can develop ...

Nuclear Energy Information Services
Mission: Nuclear Energy Information Service is a non-profit organization committed to ending nuclear power. To accomplish this end, NEIS: - Educates, activates and organizes the public on energy issues. - Builds and mobilizes grass roots power and nonviolent ...

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