Awards

Awards and Other Accomplishments

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is a leader in conservation, habitat restoration and fiscal responsibility. We're also committed to bettering life in DuPage by providing ways to ways to experience forest preserves and connect to all things nature.  

 

2018 

County Farm Road Bridge Between Mallard Lake and West Branch Forest Preserves

  • "Project of the Year Award" in Transportation Category Less than $5 Million by the American Public Works Association Suburban Branch
  • Special Achievement Award for Engineering Excellence and Best in Category Award for Small Project Category by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois  

 

2017

Forest Preserve District Alternative-Fuel Fleet

The Preserve at Oak Meadows

Spring Brook No. 1 Creek and Wetland Restoration

  • Special Achievement Award for Engineering Excellence by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois


2016

Forest Preserve District Alternative-Fuel Fleet

  • One of the “100 Best Fleets" by Governing magazine
  • One of Top 50 "Leading Fleets" by Government Fleet magazine

Forest Preserve District Finance Department 

  • Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by Government Finance Officers Association (29 consecutive years)

Forest Preserve District Law Enforcement Department 

  • Platinum Excellence Award for committment to excellence in park law enforcement, safety and education by the Park Law Enforcement Association