Celebrate Fall on Oct. 8 & 9!

Join the Fall Festival at Danada for horse-themed fun!

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Easy Strolls 101

Find some of the best forest preserves for mobility-friendly visits.

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

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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

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Make Way for Asters, The Pollinator Friendly Stars of Fall

Asters, which come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes, begin to bloom in late summer when the days get shorter. 

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Ceremonial Groundbreaking Kicks Off Construction at Willowbrook

Work to start soon on a new 27,000-square-foot wildlife rehabilitation clinic and visitor center

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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.

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Bee Informed About Native Bees

Get the buzz on Illinois' native bees and find out how to attract them to your garden.

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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.

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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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