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Play in nature at fun summer camps for kids and teens.

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2020 Permits Are Now on Sale

Purchase your permit online or at our District headquarters in Wheaton.

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Lend a Hand at Volunteer Restoration Workdays

Give back to Mother Earth and get some exercise at a volunteer restoration workday.

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Catch Nature

Find out where we've been catching nature and how you can, too!

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Calling All Artists!

Submit your artwork for "Pollinators in Action: Flowering Journeys" exhibit at Mayslake

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Connect to Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves

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Rare Northern Goshawk Released from Willowbrook Wildlife Center

A spirited juvenile northern goshawk regained its freedom after being nursed back to health at Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn.

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Marvel at Maple Syrup Traditions at Two Programs in March

Explore how tree sap is transformed into sweet maple syrup at "Maple Sugaring" at Kline Creek Farm and "Get Sticky! Maple Syrup Day" at Fullersburg Woods.

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Sign Up for Our Free Quarterly Publication — Online or In Print!

Make your coffee table happy with the latest news on DuPage forest preserves, programs, plants and wildlife. Subscribe to the Conservationist today!

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Nature Minute:
Did You Know Coyotes Mate for Life?

In this Valentine's Day edition of Nature Minute, District ecologist Dan Thompson explains how coyotes are loyal to love.

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Got Cabin Fever? We've Got the Sure Cure for What Ails You!

Fed up with being cooped up inside? Don't fight the cold weather, embrace it! Check out our many options to help cure your cabin fever.

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Going,  Going, Gone! Catch Great Deals through Our Online Auctions

Check out the deals on the District's auction of surplus and unclaimed items including vehicles, trailers, office items, bicycles & more in online auctions.

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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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