Media Room

Executive Summary of Research Findings and 2014 Strategic Plan

Read the executive summary of the District's strategic planning process, survey, findings and resulting 2014 Strategic Plan that was passed in Dec. 2014.

Forest Preserve District Acts to Reduce Costs

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's Board of Commissioners approved a voluntary early retirement incentive program for eligible employees through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund on July 1, 2014.

Injured Bald Eagle To Be Released After Rehabiliation 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.

Expert Says Training Is On Track For Danada Horses

Horse professional Marie Hoffman gave an update during a Commission Meeting April 15 on how Danada horses were progressing under her training program.

Jay Johnson Recipient Of Restoring Nature Leadership Award

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County manager of site operations Jay Johnson is a 2014 recipient of the Chicago Wilderness Alliance’s Restoring Nature Leadership Award.

District Reminds Candidates On Advertising And Lawn Sign Policy

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County reminds candidates and their supporters that displaying, posting or distributing signs or promotional materials of any kind on District property is prohibited without the written permission of its executive director.

Expert On Horse Behavior Discusses Danada Herd

Horses at Danada Equestrian Center recently underwent a behavioral assessment by an equine expert as part of an ongoing review of operations to ensure quality care for its herd.

Position Statement On Leasing Or Selling District Land For Private Use

The residents of DuPage County have been clear that the District’s intended purpose is to conserve, preserve and protect open space. The District has no interest in changing its specified mission which is to protect and preserve land on behalf of all DuPage County residents.

Position Statement On North American Beavers

Beavers’ efforts to provide food and shelter for themselves creates irreplaceable habitat for diverse species. As a result, the District typically does not disrupt beaver activity within the forest preserves.

District Offers A Look At Proposed 2013-14 Budget

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County released a proposed budget for 2013-14.
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