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Illinois Conservation and Conservancy Districts: Home

This guide provides information about Conservation and Conservancy Districts in the State of Illinois

About this guide

This guide provides information about districts in Illinois known as Conservation Districts and Conservancy Districts, which are special taxation districts in Illinois which support local stewardship of natural resources.  See the tabs for each link type for information on legislation governing specific district types, lists of Illinois districts with website links (where available), and materials available in the I-Share catalog.

Illinois Conservation and Conservancy District Legislation

Establishment of Conservation and Conservancy Districts is governed by Illinois Statutes, Chapter 70.  The different district types serve different purposes, see the tabs for more detail on specific district types. 

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