Teachers: Hop on the Magic School Bus

Be a kid for a day and take a ride to explore, learn and enjoy interesting stops along the way.

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Make a Date for Nature

2019 is going to be the best year ever for DuPage forest preserve fun!

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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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"Take 5" at a DuPage Forest Preserve

Our Visitors Guide will help you find a DuPage forest preserve that's perfect place to "Take 5"!

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Connect to Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves

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It's Lambing Season at Our Kline Creek Farm 

Visit Kline Creek Farm to see newly born lambs in the sheep fold, and tour other farmstead structures that house other animals, too.  

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Discover the Benefits of Native Plants and Their Roots for Your Yard

Get tips for planting native plants in your yard for pollinators and other wildlife at the "Native Landscaping: All About Plants" program on Feb. 24.

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Explore the Sweet Secrets of Tapping Maple Trees 

Discover how maple sap becomes sticky-sweet syrup at programs at Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center and Kline Creek Farm.

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Submit Your Repurposed Artwork for Exhibit at Mayslake Peabody Estate

Proposals for art featuring repurposed, recycled materials are due by March 5 at Mayslake Peabody Estate.

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Join a Series of Guided, Interactive Illusions at "Impossible Apples"

Take in a magical performance by an illusionist where you'll create the impossible and predict the future.

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Sign Up to Attend a Boating Safety Course Before Summer Arrives

Learn about boating safety, equipment and regulations to fulfill boater-education card requirements in Illinois.

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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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