We're Thankful for Our Volunteers

Volunteers contribute more than 52,000 service hours to DuPage forest preserves, centers and programs.

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#OptOutside on Nov. 23

See our top 10 things to do to #optoutside in DuPage Forest Preserves.

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Be a Committee Member

Join a committee to help us explore uses for the Greene Farm barn at Greene Valley Forest Preserve.

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Give the Gift of Nature

Help support key forest preserve projects and animals this #GivingTuesday.

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It's Prescribed Burn Season

Prescribed burns keep invasive plants in-check and improve conditions for native species.

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Connect to Nature in Your Forest Preserves

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Woman Finds Peace and Healing in Nature

Taking photos of nature and wildlife inspires a woman's courage to cope during an illness.

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Join a Ranger-Led Hike  at Waterfall Glen

Learn all you ever wanted to know about nature and this preserve at the "Ranger Discovery Hike".

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Get Turkey Tidbits for Your Thanksgiving Table

Jenny, jake or poult? Impress your holiday guests with tales of wild turkey facts and fiction.

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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