Media Room

Members from the press may contact Communications & Marketing for questions and photos about the District's conservation projects, nature initiatives, events and programs.  

Audra Bonnet, Acting Director
Communications & Marketing
(630) 871-7549 or (630) 432-0060 after hours
abonnet@dupageforest.org 

Deb Humiston, Communications Specialist
Communications & Marketing
(630) 871-6402
dhumiston@dupageforest.org 

Intergovernmental Agreements and Partnerships

The Forest Preserve District's strong partnerships ensure it can provide the best amenities for DuPage County residents while adhering to its mission.

Love Nature? We Do, Too

Put out your cigarette to protect our natural areas, plants and animals.

No Butts About It

Smoke- and tobacco-free environments provide healthy outdoor experiences.

No 'Neglect' at McKee House

In a Letter to the Editor, Board of Directors says McKee House's value must support sound financial operations.

Media Advisory: Watershed Protection Partnership to Be Announced at May 25 News Confernce

DuPage County, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County and DuPage River Salt Creek Workgroup Hosting Ceremony May 25.

A Focus on Preservation in DuPage County

The District is dedicated to preserving land for future generations.

Injured Eagle Found on I-55 Died from Bacterial Infection

West Nile virus ruled out as the cause of death.

Willowbrook Wildlife Center Treating Injured Bald Eagle Found Along Interstate 55

Willowbrook Wildlife Center treats eagle that may have been struck by a vehicle.

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.

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.

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.
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