Pick Up Native Plants This Week!

Orders can be picked up May 14 or 15 at Mayslake Peabody Estate.

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Scouts, Get Your Merit Badges!

Sign up for a variety of exciting merit badge programs.

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Find a Summer Camp for Kids!

Help kids connect to nature with fun day camps.

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Social Distancing Required!

Get the latest updates on what's open and closed in DuPage forest preserves.

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Catch Nature!

Find out where folks catch nature and how you can, too!

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Connect to Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves


Free Wood Chips Available May 15 and 22 at Blackwell Native Plant Nursery

Spruce up your landscape and control weeds with free wood chips available to the public May 15 and 22 at the Blackwell native plant nursery.


Donate to Willowbrook Wildlife Center During Busy Spring Season

Help Willowbrook Wildlife Center care for the influx of spring babies during the busy spring breeding season by donating supplies, food and gift cards.


Motorists Reminded to Use Caution To Avoid Turtles in Roadway This Spring

It's the time of year when turtles take to the streets in search of nesting sites. Do your part by slowing down and watching for them when driving.


Discover the Hidden History of Fullersburg Woods Forest Preserve

Find out how the Civilian Conservation Corps played an important role in the development of Fullersburg Woods Forest Preserve in Oak Brook.


Connect to Nature from Home with  Games, Puzzles, Relaxing Videos

Can't make it to our preserves? We've got lots of fun ways you can connect to nature right from your home or in your own backyard.


Make Us an Offer! Find Some Great Deals with District's Online Auctions

Find some great deals by bidding on vehicles, equipment and more through the District's online auctions of surplus and unclaimed items.

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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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