Get Involved

Science in action, everyone can play a part.

Inspired by the Abbott Hall of Conservation Restoring Earth exhibit? Learn how you (and your family!) can get involved in local conservation. Below, find ways to participate in hands-on conservation throughout the Chicago region. Become a “citizen scientist” like those in Restoring Earth who volunteer in local preserves. Learn about local natural history by becoming stewards of nature. Take action at home by making conservation-minded choices about what plants to use in your garden. Conservation is a lifestyle we can all practice daily. Explore how to get involved....


In Your Home

With Your Family

In Your Community

In Your Classroom


Learn more about Environment, Culture, a Conservation (ECCo), a division of science at The Field Museum

To learn how to "Get Involved" with ECCo and our partners vist the Stewardship Page

Visit the Field Museum's Abbott Hall of Conservation Restoring Earth