COVID-19 Update: Most preserves, off-leash dog areas, and trails remain open. All preserves will close daily at sunset.
Certain parking lots are limited to DuPage County residents only. Click the Learn More button to read the latest updates.
What to Do When Waterfowl Run Afoul with Their Nests
Sometimes waterfowl make poor choices when picking a spot for their nests. We offer solutions to a number of scenarios you may encounter.
We're Bringing Nature to You! Ways to Enjoy Nature Right at Home
If you can't make it to our preserves, we've got ways for you to connect to nature from your home or in your own backyard.
Great Horned Owlet Reunited with Family Thanks to Willowbrook Staff
After helping the owlet regain its strength after the fall, Willowbrook staff rose to the challenge to return the owlet to its nest in Aurora.
Nature Minute: How to Keep Birds From Flying into Windows
Did you know there are a number of things you can do to protect birds from from flying into the windows of your home?
How Raising Devil Crayfish Helps Hine's Emerald Dragonflies
Find out how we're raising devil crayfish to help boost numbers of federally endangered Hine's emerald dragonflies in DuPage forest preserves.
Two Horses Join Danada Herd Thanks to Couple's Generous Donation
Two Percheron quarter horses have joined the Danada herd thanks to a generous donation of $10,000 from Jan and Jack Yong.
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