Plant Local, Think Global

Native Plant Sale preorders are now open for the first 350 customers!

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And recharge your mind and body with us a DuPage forest preserve.

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Get Your 2019 Permits

Purchase annual permits for off-leash dog areas, water- or model crafts.

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Register for a Camp

Registration for summer camps is now open to all residents!

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Read All About It

Read about fishing, nature play and native plants in the spring Conservationist, now available online.

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Connect to Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves


Restoration Work on Creek is Moving to Blackwell Forest Preserve

A second phase of restoration work begins this spring on Spring Brook at Blackwell, affecting camping and trail access at the forest preserve.


Steward's Nature Bug and Giving Spirit Rouse Her Restoration Work

New steward Kim White organizes volunteer restoration workdays to help restore some of the most valuable natural areas at Churchill Woods.


Native Plant Sale Preorders Are Now Open to First 350 Customers

Shop for native flowers, grasses, trees and shrubs for your yard. Our Native Plant Sale preorders begin March 11 for the first 350 customers!


Design Your Customized Home Landscape Using Native Plants

Get a 40-minute session with our native plant experts at a design program, and leave with a landscape design for your own backyard habitat.  


Bring Your Kid to the Annual "Kids Trout Fishing Program" This Spring

Introduce your young angler to trout fishing at this pre-season event that's just for kids on March 30 at Wood Dale Grove Forest Preserve.


Our Woodlands are Waking Up With Early Wildflower Bloomers 

Go for a hike to look for bloodroot and sharp-lobed hepatica at Fullersburg Woods and Waterfall Glen forest preserves.

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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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