News Releases

Public Invited to Comment June 11 on Plans for Blackwell, Greene Valley, and Waterfall Glen
Published 5/26/22

Planning a Party, Field Trip, or Corporate Event? Book a 'Find It at Fullersburg' Outing
Published 5/25/22

Just for Kids Fishing Derby Returns to Blackwell June 12
Published 5/12/22 

Motorists Reminded to Use Caution to Avoid Turtles This Spring
Published 5/3/22

Go Native in Your Garden at Native Plant Sale May 13 & 14 at Mayslake
Published 4/28/22

Scenic Overlook at Greene Valley Opens for Season May 7
Published 4/27/22

Free Wood Chips Available at Blackwell Nursery May 14 and 21
Published 4/26/22

New ADA-Accessible Kayak and Canoe Launch Opens at Blackwell Forest Preserve
Published 4/25/22

Blackwell Family Campground Opens for Season May 6
Published 4/21/22

Board Approves Project That Transforms Willowbrook Wildlife Center
Published 4/19/22

Longtime Volunteer Appointed to Friends Board
Published 4/15/22

District Moves One Step Closer to Approving Willowbrook Master Plan Project
Published 4/13/22

Celebrate Earth Week in April by Helping at District Volunteer Workdays
Published 4/4/22

Tickets Go on Sale April 11 for Exclusive In-Person Native Plant Presale
Published 3/29/22 

Sign Up for Text Alerts and More for Latest on DuPage Forest Preserves
Published 3/22/22

Enjoy Nature-Focused Artwork at 'Hidden Creativity' Exhibit at Mayslake Through April 30
Published 3/21/22

Assorted Items for Sale Through Online Auctions
Published 3/17/22

Trout Season Opens April 2 in Three DuPage Forest Preserves
Published 3/16/22

Boaters Invited to Take Free Boater Education Course April 9
Published 3/14/22

District Begins Spring Prescription Burn Season to Benefit Habitats
Published 3/8/22

Introduce Kids to Trout Fishing at Pre-season Program March 26 at Wood Dale Grove
Published 3/7/22

Man's Body Found at Pratt's Wayne Woods off Munger Road
Published 3/4/22

Mayslake Hall to Undergo Yearlong Exterior Improvements Beginning in May
Published 3/2/22 

Play in Nature at Fun Summer Camps for Kids and Teens
Published 2/15/22

Take a Romantic Night Walk at Fullersburg Woods Feb. 11 & 12
Published 1/18/22

District Earns Standard & Poor's AAA Rating on Recent Bond Issue
Published 1/11/22

District Approves 2022 Budget and 2021 Tax Levy
Published 12/14/21

Herrick Lake Restoration Project Starts Dec. 20, Will Cause Temporary Trail Closures
Published 12/13/21

Test Your Fishing Skills at Popular Hard Water Classic Ice Fishing Tourney Feb. 12
Published 12/9/21

Longtime Volunteer Steward and District Restoration Project Win Force of Nature Awards
Published 12/9/21

Reminder to Play it Safe Outdoors in Winter
Published 12/2/21

Stop Cabin Fever Before It Starts in DuPage Forest Preserves
Published 11/29/21

2022 Annual Permits Go on Sale Dec. 1
Published 11/24/21

Support DuPage Forest Preserves on #GivingTuesday Nov. 30
Published 11/22/21

Why You May See More Coyotes in Winter
Published 11/1/21

District Begins Fall Prescription Burn Season to Benefit Habitats
Published 10/26/21

Area Police and Fire Agencies to Conduct Training Exercise at Blackwell Oct. 30
Published 10/25/21

Remains Found at Waterfall Glen Identified as Missing Elmhurst Man
Published 10/24/21

Workers Discover Apparent Human Remains at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve
Published 10/22/21 

Drivers Reminded to Use Caution to Avoid Deer-Vehicle Collisions in Fall
Published 10/5/21 

Tour Forest Preserve District's Urban Stream Research Center Oct. 16
Published 10/4/21

Join Kline Creek Farm's Annual Corn Harvest Weekends in October
Published 9/29/21

DuPage Couple Kicks Off Green Energy Fundraising Campaign for Forest Preserve District
Published 9/20/21 

Support DuPage Forest Preserves at Virtual 'Night for Nature' Fundraiser Sept. 13-16
Published 8/26/21

Get Moving with the Healthy Driven Take a Hike! Challenge
Published 7/30/21

DuPage Art League 'Capturing Nature' Exhibit to Open at Mayslake Aug. 4
Published 7/29/21

Archery Open House Showcases Popular Sport at Blackwell Aug. 7
Published 7/26/21

Visitors Invited to Join the 'DuPage for Pollinators Bioblitz' June 21-27
Published 6/10/21

Public Input Sought on Future Plans for Blackwell, Greene Valley and Waterfall Glen Forest Preserves
Published 6/7/21

Public Feedback Sought on Improvement Plans for Willowbrook Wildlife Center
Published 6/2/21

Motorists Reminded to Use Caution to Avoid Turtles This Spring
Published 4/29/21

Scenic Overlook at Greene Valley Opens for Season May 1
Published 4/20/21

Free Wood Chips Available at Blackwell Nursery May 15 and 22
Published 4/19/21

Blackwell Family Campground Opens for Season May 7
Published 4/15/21

Willowbrook Wildlife Center Welcomes Donations During Busy Spring Season
Published 4/8/21

Celebrate Earth Week in April by Helping at District Volunteer Workdays
Published 3/30/21

DuPage Forest Preserve Board to Hire New Executive Director
Published 3/11/21

Online Sales Begin March 15 for Annual Native Plant Sale
Published 3/9/21

District Begins Spring Prescription Burn Season to Benefit Habitats
Published 3/8/21

Vehicles, Equipment and More for Sale in Online Auctions
Published 3/2/21

Marvel at Maple Syruping Traditions at Two DuPage Forest Preserves
Published 2/18/21

Adopt One of Willowbrook Wildlife Center's Resident Animals
Published 2/17/21

Play in Nature at Fun Summer Day Camps for Kids and Teens
Published 2/16/21

New Laser Helps Willowbrook Provide Pain Relief to Injured Native Wildlife
Published 1/05/21

District Approves 2021 Budget and 2020 Tax Levy
Published 12/16/20

District Seeks to Enhance Leadership Team
Published 12/14/20

Reminder to Play it Safe Outdoors in Winter
Published 12/7/20

Embrace Winter Fun with Flurry of Outdoor Fun in DuPage Forest Preserves
Published 11/24/20

2021 Annual Permits Go on Sale Dec. 1
Published 11/23/20

Support DuPage Forest Preserves on #GivingTuesday Dec. 1
Published 11/19/20

West Branch DuPage River Trail Reopens at Blackwell as Spring Brook Creek Project Wraps Up
Published 11/2/20

District Begins Fall Prescription Burn Season to Benefit Habitats
Published 10/22/20

Why You May See More Coyotes in Winter
Published 10/21/20

New Trail and Parking Lot Open at Dunham Forest Preserve in Wayne
Published 10/14/20

Support DuPage Forest Wildlife and Wild Areas at Virtual 'Night for Nature' Benefit Oct. 19-22
Published 10/8/20

Motorists Reminded to Use Caution to Avoid Deer-Vehicle Collisions in Fall
Published 10/6/20

Fall Trout Season Canceled in DuPage Forest Preserves Due to COVID-19
Published 9/16/20

DuPage Forest Preserve District Invites Visitors to Join 'Parks for Pollinators Bioblitz' Sept. 12-20
Published 9/3/20

First Blanding's Turtles Bred at Brookfield Zoo Released in DuPage Forest Preserve
Published 9/2/20

District Awarded Grant to Continue Oak Restoration Work at Greene Valley
Published 8/27/20

New Digital X-Ray Equipment Helps Willowbrook Wildlife Center Diagnose Injuries in Animals
Published 8/20/20

New Mack Road Trail Will Connect St. James Farm to Winfield Road, Blackwell, Cantigny Park
Published 8/12/20

Bridge Improvements Planned for Hidden Lake Forest Preserve
Published 8/05/20

District's Fleet Ranked No. 1 Small Fleet in the Nation
Published 6/24/20

District Urges Visitors to Follow Social Distancing, Public Health Guidelines
Published 4/3/20 

District OKs Clubhouse Construction at The Preserve at Oak Meadows
Published 8/29/19

District Brings Solar Power to The Preserve at Oak Meadows
Published 4/25/19

Work to Begin on Next Phase of Spring Brook Creek Restoration Project
Published 4/3/19

District Awarded Grant to Help Fund Repairs to Popular St. James Farm Picnic Pavilion
Published 2/27/19