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Become a Member

By joining The Land Conservancy of McHenry County today, you become part of a community of people who care about the future of McHenry County – just like you do. TLC is the only not-for-profit organization focused on protecting McHenry County’s privately owned natural, scenic and agricultural lands, and we have made a difference – preserving over 3,200 acres of land for life!

With a 30-year track record, a staff of passionate, experienced professionals and an impressive board of directors, TLC is well-positioned for continued success but we need your support! Members receive:

  • Our bi-monthly “Field Notes” newsletter.
  • Discounted tickets to our annual member celebration, and invitations to members-only programs.
  • Discounts on training opportunities.
  • 10% off when you shop our spring and fall sustainability sales – native plants, rain barrels, and composters!
  • Discount on a personalized Conservation@Home site visit.
  • Recognition in our annual report.

An annual membership starts at just $50! While supplies last, members that choose to join at the $365 Dollar-a-Day or greater level receive the TLC wall calendar featuring local nature photography from our Art of the Land photo contest. Wingate Circle members ($1000 or more) receive the TLC wall calendar, a set of 12 notecards, and two tickets to our annual celebration. 

We also offer an affordable monthly membership option with our Sustainability Circle Membership. Your monthly gift provides dependable income and helps save resources like paper and postage. Monthly giving is the most cost-effective way to contribute in manageable amounts, while making a lasting contribution. Monthly giving starts at $5 a month! Payments are automatically processed and members receive an end-of-the-year donation letter showing all the tax-deductible donations given for the year. 

Make a Donation Today! Your tax-deductible gift today will help preserve the natural, scenic and agricultural lands that give McHenry County such a high quality of life. The lands that you help TLC preserve today provide benefits of clean air, clean water, diverse habitat and scenic beauty – forever. Thank you for choosing to invest in the future or our community!  An annual contribution/renewal to TLC is required for membership. 

Not sure if you’re a member? Call us at (815) 337-9502 or email Trish Woselowsky at [email protected].