Celebrate Earth Week

Join a restoration workday or get out for a pick-me-up at a DuPage forest preserve.

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Presale Orders Closing Soon

Beat the rush, and order your native flowers, grasses, trees and shrubs through April 23.

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Get Your Nature Fix

Our spring Conservationist features stories about insects, paddling, new programs and more!

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If You Care, Leave Them There

Willowbrook Wildlife Center reminds you it's normal for wild animals to leave their young alone.

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Live Healthy, Be Well

Take a deep breath, give mindfulness a try and experience our new "Health & Well-Being" programs.

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Connect to Nature in Your Forest Preserves


Get Solutions to Your Garden Challenges 

Our naturalist gives a few pointers for tackling critters and pests and just letting plants be.


See the Southdown Flock at Farm's Festival

Watch farmhands sheer sheep, and visit the flock at Kline Creek Farm's Lamb and Wool Festival.


Leap to It During National Frog Month

Take in the sights and sounds of our native frogs during April in our DuPage forest preserves.

Programs & Events

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County offers scores of nature-related programs and activities for grownups, kids, families and groups year-round. Click below to register for programs, reserve shelters and campsites or purchase permits, and we'll see you soon!

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