Video Gallery

View a variety of District videos featuring habitat improvement and species-recovery initiatives, award-winning educational programs, and outdoor recreational activities in DuPage County forest preserves.

We're Celebrating National Volunteer Week

Thank you for making a tremendous difference in our community, Forest Preserve District volunteers!
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Golf 360: Oak Meadows Golf Preserve Restoration

Golf 360 visits Oak Meadows for an update on our latest preserve restoration project.
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Blackwell Forest Preserve Hosts ABC-7 News

ABC-7 News tours Blackwell Forest Preserve and its variety of family-oriented amenities.
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Volunteers Are Our Champions

The District honored its long-term and one-time volunteers this May.
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Spring Brook Restoration at St. James Farm

View the transformation of Spring Brook at St. James Farm Forest Preserve.
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A Visit to West Chicago Prairie

Volunteer steward Steve Sentoff leads a group of volunteers to care for West Chicago Prairie.
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Bass In The Class

Fullersburg Woods estimates that 120 native bass were returned to the center after being raised in local classrooms. The fish introduced children to native species that live in DuPage forest preserve lakes and waterways.
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Being Coyote Wise Living with Urban Coyotes

Learn about how to live with urban coyotes.
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Blackwell Story

Watch this archival video about the development of three lakes and Mount Hoy, a former landfill, at Blackwell Forest Preserve in Warrenville.
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Blanding's Turtle Video Gallery

Blanding’s turtles are endangered in Illinois and threatened nationwide and the District is leading an initiative to increase population in the wild.
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Caring for Bees at KCF

See how volunteer beekeepers care for honeybees at Kline Creek Farm's apiary.
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Centennial Medallion Search

They're hidden, and the search for medallions is on in DuPage forest preserves!
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Discover Good Things

Discover good things at the DuPage forest preserves.
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District Makes Unique Bee Find in a DuPage Forest Preserve

A unique bee is an unprecedented find in a DuPage forest preserve.
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Eastern Bluebird Monitoring Program

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County volunteers in the eastern bluebird monitoring program help ecologists assess populations of breeding songbirds in forest preserves.
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Education Raptors

Learn about Willowbrook’s education raptor program.
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Establishing Our Roots

Discover how the early conservation movement shaped the Forest Preserve District.
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Good Things Happen at West Chicago Prairie

The West Chicago Prairie Stewardship Group makes good things happen at this little prairie.
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Injured Bald Eagle Recovers At Willowbrook

A bald eagle that was found with a broken wing in Oak Lawn in February will be released April 25 back into the wild.
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Injured Bald Eagle Release

A bald eagle that was found with a broken wing in Oak Lawn in February was released April 25, 2014 back into the wild.
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Living With Coyotes In DuPage County

Jack MacRae, a naturalist with the Willowbrook Wildlife Center, discusses best practices for living with coyotes.
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MAPS Program

Learn about the Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship program at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve.
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Oak Meadows Future Plans Highlighted On The Golf Scene TV Show

The Golf Scene TV show featured a segment on Oak Meadows Golf Preserve to discuss future plans.
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Oak Meadows Golf Preserve Restoration Project

The District is taking relations between water, land and recreation to a new level at Oak Meadows.
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Oak Meadows Golf Preserve Restoration Project Update Nov. 2015

See our restoration progress along Salt Creek at Oak Meadows.
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Open Spaces

Learn about the Forest Preserve District’s mission and preservation of open spaces.
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Partnership to Save Migrant Birds

Discover a Willowbrook Wildlife Center partnership to save migrant birds.
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Prescribed Burns

Forest Preserve District burn crews set fire to prairie, wetland and woodland communities throughout DuPage County forest preserves.
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Roger Raccoon

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's Willowbrook Wildlife Center produced this informational video on living with wildlife in 1983.
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St. James Farm Forest Preserve

St. James Farm Forest Preserve is the Forest Preserve District's newest offering.
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Three Cheers for Our Volunteers

The District honored its long-term and one-time volunteers this May.
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Volunteering at Mayslake Forest Preserve

Site steward Conrad Fialkowski leads a group of volunteers in restoration at Mayslake.
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Wayne-DuPage Hunt Enjoys DuPage Forest Preserves

The Wayne-DuPage Hunt enjoys its time riding at Dunham and Pratt's Wayne Woods forest preserves.
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West Nile Mosquito Monitoring in DuPage Forest Preserves

The District monitors and treats forest preserves for the virus-carrying mosquito.
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West Nile Mosquito-Monitoring Presentation By Tom Velat

District Ecologist Tom Velat presented a program on the West Nile Virus to the Board of Commissioners in June 2013.
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Willowbrook Education Reptiles

Learn about some of the native reptiles used in Willowbrook’s educational programs.
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