Nature's Storytellers

A Blog About Nature in Our DuPage Forest Preserves

Jason Halm

Jason lives in northern Will County and loves exploring the outdoors of the DuPage and Chicago regions, paddling, hiking, biking, and eating a broad swath through the area, while approaching the outdoors with experience and passion in education, tourism, food, adventure, restoration and agriculture. He can be reached at or on Instagram, or visit his website at

Recent Posts

A Walk in the Woods with Our Four-Legged Friends

Strolling through a forest preserve is great; walking with a best friend through a forest preserve is the best. I have a few best friends, but when I want to walk alone but not all the way alone, I love to bring my six-year-old dog, Jacob.
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Fall in Love with Fall in Our Preserves

Fall in DuPage County kicks off with the goldenrod bloom in September, and it’s the first sign that 90-degree days are coming to an end, in a predestined nod to the tipping planet.
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