Support DuPage Forest Preserves Through A Night for Nature Sept. 15!

Benefit returns in person and under the stars at St. James Farm.

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Shop Our Fall Native Tree and Shrub Sale Now!

Order online now so you can add native trees & shrubs to your garden.

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Take 6 hikes during 8-week challenge to win prizes!

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Stay Connected!

Sign up for text alerts and more for the latest on 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


Willowbrook Wildlife Center Limits Animal Intake Hours Through Aug. 20

Temporary hours are 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Sunday through Friday with no admissions on Saturdays.

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Help Catalog Pollinators at 'Pollinators of DuPage' Bioblitz Aug. 20-28

Grab your smartphone and help catalog the bees and butterflies in the county's open spaces.


District's Volunteer Program a Finalist for Governor's Hometown Award

A pandemic pop-up program is one of four finalists for the Governor's Hometown Award.


Kids Invited to Fish with Police at Free Cops & Bobbers Program

Kids 15 and under are invited to fish with Forest Preserve District and Bartlett police officers on Aug. 22.


Discover the Hidden History of the East Farm Barn at St. James Farm

Explore the transformation and equestrian history of St. James Farm's East Farm Barn.


See the Weekly West Nile Virus Monitoring Report for DuPage County

View this results of this week's mosquito monitoring program and pick up tips to fight the bite!

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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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