It's National Pollinator Week!

Celebrate by learning a bit about these animals that help plants grow.

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Top 5 Picks for the Perfect Picnic!

Plan your perfect picnic in DuPage forest preserves with helpful tips from our staff.

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Connect to Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves


Four DuPage Preserves to Be Treated for Invasive Moth June 27 & 28

Waterfall Glen, Des Plaines Riverway, Hidden Lake & Wood Ridge forest preserves will undergo aerial treatments for invasive moths on June 27 & 28.


Flashing Fireflies Are a Sure Sign That Summer is Here  

Remember chasing fireflies as a kid? Discover some fun facts about these fascinating creatures that light up warm summer nights.


Mayslake Hall Closed for Yearlong Exterior Improvements

Historic Mayslake Hall is closed until next year for major exterior improvements. The surrounding preserve remains open.


Work Begins on Hidden Lake Forest Preserve Bridge Improvements

The historic bridge that provides access to Eagle Lake at Hidden Lake Forest Preserve in Downers Grove is now closed for repairs.


The Hidden History of McDowell Grove's Secret Role in World War II

Discover how McDowell Grove housed a top-secret radar school and contributed to America's national defense during World War II.


See the Weekly West Nile Virus Monitoring Report for DuPage County

View the results of the District's weekly West Nile virus monitoring program, from samples at various DuPage forest preserves in the summer.

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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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