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A Focus on Preservation in DuPage County
The District is dedicated to preserving land for future generations.
More About the Petition to Protect Natural Areas and Resources
Ensure the Forest Preserve District remains independent and protected.
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.
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.
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 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.
Forest Preserve District Opposes Measures to Return Natural Areas Oversight to County
District Opposes Measures to Return Natural Areas Oversight to County
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