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DuPage County Forest Preserve permits to go on sale Dec. 1
Published 11/20/22

Get rare behind-the-scenes look at Illinois' first center dedicated to raising freshwater mussels
Published 11/9/22

Forest preserve district officials join local trail enthusiasts to celebrate important trail connection
Published 11/3/22

Why you might see more coyotes this time of year
WGN Radio (Posted 11/7/22)

'They're there. You just don't see them': Why you might notice more coyotes this time of year
Daily Herald (Published 11/7/22)

Go green this Halloween: How to decorate with sustainability in mind
Daily Herald (Published 10/17/22)

Two-day Fall Festival at Danada to return to Wheaton
Shaw Local News Network (Published 10/4/22)

Historic Bridge to Make Its Return to Hidden Lake Forest Preserve in October
Daily Herald (Published 10/1/22)

Vickroy: You are not powerless — here are 10 ways you can help save the planet from climate change
Naperville Sun (Published 9/30/33)

Online Open House Planned for Waterfall Glen Plans
Patch (Published 9/30/22)

Input Sought on Plans for Greene Valley, Other Preserves
Naperville Sun (Published 9/30/22)

20 Chicago-Area Trails Where Hikers Can Enjoy Nature, Peace Before Winter Sets In
Chicago Sun Times (Published 9/24/22)

After a Two-Year Hiatus, Fall Festival at Danada Is Back
Daily Herald (Published 9/21/22)

Study: Chicago Region's Protected Lands Offer Critical Habitat for Various Bird Species
Daily Herald (Published 9/20/22)

Mayslake Hall to Undergo Further Restoration
Lombardian (Published 9/8/22)

When Will Hummingbirds Leave Illinois? Here's When Experts Say Migration Will Peak
NBC 5 Chicago (Published 9/6/22)

DuPage to Study New Great Western Trail Crossing, With an Eye Toward Bike Safety
Patch (Published 9/5/22)

Get Moving This Fall With the Healthy Driven Take a Hike! Challenge
Patch (Published 8/31/22)

Three Opportunities to Fish With Police This Month in DuPage County
Daily Herald (Published 8/17/22)

'It's Extremely Busy': As Animals Keep Coming, Work to Give Willowbrook Center Some Space Begins
Daily Herald (Published 8/17/22)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center beginning $25 million upgrade
Daily Herald (Published 8/16/22)

DuPage County's First 'Net-Zero' Building Part of Wildlife Project
(Published 8/16/22)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center Groundbreaking
(Published 8/17/22)

Monarchs Classified as Endangered: 'There is Something You Can Do'
Daily Herald (Published 7/22/22)

Saving DuPage's Mayslake Hall Preserves Important Piece of Suburban Past
Daily Herald (Published 7/19/22)

Mayslake Hall Renovation Project Kicked Off by Forest Preserve of DuPage County
The Doings Oak Brook (Published 7/18/22)

Renovations to Begin on Historic Mayslake Hall in Oak Brook; First Folio Shows Will Go On
Daily Herald (Published 7/16/22)

Bensenville Park District Acquires Fischer Farm; IGA Clears the Way for Purchase of Historic Property
The Independent (Published 7/14/22) 

State Grants Awarded to DuPage County Park Districts and Forest Preserves
Daily Herald (Published 7/13/22)  

Forest Preserve District Holding Fall Tree/Shrub Sale
Naperville Sun (Published 7/12/22)

Bill Would Fix 'Antiquated' Rule Banning Kayaking, Tubing, Fishing on DuPage River in Naperville, Elsewhere
Naperville Sun (Published 7/12/22)

Go Native in Your Backyard With Fall Tree and Shrub Sale; Online Ordering Begins Aug. 1
Daily Herald (Published 7/8/22)

Go Native in Your Backyard with Fall Tree and Shrub Sale
Blogging Garden (Published 7/9/22)

DuPage Forest Preserve's Danada Heronry Thriving Once Again With Great Blue Herons
Daily Herald, World Broadcast News (Published 7/1/22)

Fischer Farm Sold to Bensenville Park District
Daily Herald (Published 6/21/22) 

Here Are Waterfalls and Greenery Near Chicago to Explore This Summer
NBC Chicago (Aired 6/21/22)

Bensenville Park District Close to Acquiring Fischer Farm
Daily Herald (Published 6/17/22)

Some Top Suburban Forest Preserves to Fish This Summer
Daily Herald (Published 6/17/22)

Master Plans for Three DuPage County Forest Preserves
Naperville Community Television (Published 6/13/22)

Illinois' Weapon in Combating Invasive Spongy Moth: Fake Sex Pheromones Spray
Chicago Tonight (Published 6/13/22)

Historic Bridge to be Removed for Refurbishing, Closing Access to Eagle Lake
Daily Herald (Published 6/10/22)

Battle Against Spongy Moths to Resume in DuPage Forest Preserves
Daily Herald (Published 6/9/22) 

Wild Turkey Spotted Roaming Chicago's North Suburbs
ABC7 Chicago (Published 6/8/22)

'Every Year is a Bad Tick Year.' Here's Why
Daily Herald (Published 6/8/22)

Naperville's McDowell Grove Forest Preserve — AKA Camp McDowell — Played Secret Role in World War II
Naperville Sun (Published 6/3/22)

DuPage Forest Preserves Plans Open Houses June 11
Daily Herald (Published 5/26/22)

Fullersburg Woods and Graue Mill Loop is an Easy Hike in Illinois That Takes You to an Unforgettable View
Only in Your State (Published 5/24/22)

The Best Spots for Water Fun in Naperville
Naperville Community Television (Published 5/14/22)

Go Native in your Garden With Annual Plant Sale May 13-14
Daily Herald (Published 5/11/22)

Native Plant Sale This Weekend at Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook
Daily Herald (Published 5/10/22)

DuPage County Forest Preserve to Offer Free Mulch
Daily Herald (Published 5/10/22) 

Momentum Builds for a North-South DuPage County Trail Corridor
Daily Herald (Published 5/9/22)

6-Year-Old Suburban Boy Finds New Family for Motherless Baby Bird
WGN-TV (Aired 5/8/22)

Chicago Outdoors: Caution on Roads/Turtles
Chicago Sun-Times (Published 5/7/22)

Caring for Struggling Animals at Willowbrook Wildlife Center
CBS News Chicago (Aired 5/6/22)

Danada Equestrian Center Highlights the Majesty and Gentleness of Horses
lFOX News Chicago (Aired 5/4/22) 

Driving in DuPage County? Please Slow Down for Turtles on the Road, Officials Say
NBC Chicago (Published 5/4/22) 

DuPage Forest Preserve District Warns Drivers to Watch Out for Turtles
CXC News (Published 5/4/22)

Turtle Crossing Season
Naperville Community Television (Published 5/4/22)

DuPage Co. Wildlife Officials Warn Drivers to Slow Down and Brake for Turtles
CBS News Chicago (Published 5/3/22)

DuPage Forest Preserve District Warns Drivers to Watch for Turtles
Daily Herald (Published 5/3/22)

DuPage Forest Preserve Advises Motorists to Avoid Turtles
Shaw Local News Network (Published 5/3/22)

DuPage Co. Wildlife Officials Warn Drivers to Slow Down and Brake for Turtles
Good Word News (Published 5/3/22)

Story Walk: Daniel Finds a Poem
Kidlist (Published 5/3/22)

Spring Planting on the Farm
Kidlist (Published 5/3/22)

Top Things to do in DuPage County (Published 5/2/22)

7 Tips to Keep You Safe from Ticks
Wisconsin News (Published 4/30/22)

7 Tips to Keep You Safe from Ticks
Shaw Local News Network (Published 5/1/22)

How to Stay Safe During Tick Season, According to State and Suburban Forest Preserve Experts
Daily Herald (Published 4/29/22)

Greene Valley Forest Preserve Overlook Opens Soon
Naperville Sun (Published 4/29/22)

With Views of Chicago Skyline, Greene Valley Overlook to Open for Season May 7
Daily Herald (Published 4/28/22)

Your Hometown: Photos In and Around Downers Grove
WGN Radio (Posted 4/28/22)

18 Underrated Hikes Near Chicago We'll Be Taking This Summer
Thrillist (Published 4/27/22)

Free Wood Chips Available at Blackwell Forest Preserve May 14 & 21 (Posted 4/26/22)

ADA-Accessible Kayak, Canoe Launch Installed at Blackwell Forest Preserve
Naperville Community Television (Posted 4/26/22)

New ADA-Accessible Kayak and Canoe Launch Opens at Blackwell Forest Preserve
Wheaton Chamber of Commerce (Posted 4/25/22)

Bird Flu Drive Free-Range Hens Indoors to Protect Poultry
WTTW Chicago Tonight (Aired 4/25/22)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn Celebrating Earth Day with Volunteer Event
CBS News Chicago (Aired 4/22/22)

Illinoisans Urged to Remove Bird Feeders and Coop Up Backyard Chickens Until Avian Flu Subsides
Naperville Sun (4/22/22)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center Project Approved
Naperville Community Television (Published 4/21/22)

Illinois DNR Recommends Taking Down Bird Feeders Due to Avian Flu Outbreak
Daily Herald (Published 4/21/22)

Blackwell Family Campground Opens May 6
Modern Campground (Published 4/21/22)

Your Hometown: Downers Grove, April 28
WGN Radio (Aired 4/21/22)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center Getting $25M Upgrade to Benefits Animals and the Planet
WTTW Chicago Tonight (Published 4/20/22) 

Avian Flu Threat Means Suburban Zoo, Rehab Centers Have to Hide Their Precious Birds
Daily Herald (Published 4/20/22)

Earth Day 2022: Celebrate with Cleanups, Tree Planting, Hikes, Crafts and More
Daily Herald (Published 4/19/22)

Itasca's Robert Watt Brings Volunteer Experience to the Friends Board
Daily Herald (Published 4/15/22)

Update to Willowbrook Wildlife Center Considered 
Naperville Community Television (Published 4/14/22)

How Major Overhaul Aims to Make Willowbrook Wildlife Center Friendlier to Environment, Animals
Daily Herald (Published 4/14/22)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center Project
Naperville Community Television (Published 4/13/22)

DuPage County Forest Preserve District Seeks Volunteers for Earth Week
Daily Herald (Published 4/6/22)

10 Things to Do This Weekend
WTTW Chicago Tonight (Published 4/6/22)

Volunteers Sought for Local Forest Preserve Cleanup Days
Naperville Sun (Published 4/5/22)

Seven Best Places to Visit in Naperville
Kordinate World (Posted 4/2/22)

DuPage Native Plant Sale to be Preceded by Ticketed Presale Event/Fundraiser
Naperville Sun (Published 4/2/22)

Guided Nature Hikes Offer a Sneak-Peak at Spring
Natural Awakenings Chicago (Published 3/31/22)

Rainbow Trout Season, Online Auctions
Naperville Sun (Published 3/24/22)

Several Cases of Deadly Avian Flu ID'd in Illinois as Outbreak Spreads Among Birds Across U.S.
WTTW Chicago Tonight (Aired 3/23/22)

Mayslake Peabody Estate Hosts Nature-Inspired Art Exhibit
Daily Herald (Published 3/21/22)

5 Things to Do During Spring Break in Naperville, Fox Valley
Aurora Beacon-News (Published 3/21/22)

Suburban Museums, Educational Centers Get Millions in State Grants
Daily Herald (Published 3/10/22)

Prescribed Burns
Naperville Community Television (Aired 3/10/22)

Spring Trout Season: Opens April 2, Early Catch-and-Release Opens March 19 at Nine Statewide Sites
Chicago Sun-Times (Published 3/10/22)

Mayslake Peabody Estate to Close in May for Renovations
Daily Herald (Published 3/7/22)

Coroner's Office IDs Round Lake Man Found Dead in Pratt's Wayne Woods (Published 3/7/22)

Kline Creek Farm Takes Visitors a Step Back in Time
WGN-TV Weekend Morning News (Aired 3/6/22)

Missing Illinois Man with 'Suspected Gang Affiliations' Found Dead in DuPage County Forest Preserve
FOX News Chicago (Aired 3/4/22)

Missing Man with Suspected Gang Ties Found Dead in Forest Preserve Near Wayne
Daily Herald (Published 3/4/22)

Sweet Tradition: Learn the Secret of Turning Sap to Syrup at Various Maple Sugaring Events
Daily Herald (Published 3/4/22)

How Naperville-Area Police are Teaming up to Help Prevent Suicides
Daily Herald (Published 3/4/22)

Maple Sugar Season Brings Sign of Spring to Chicago Suburbs
Aurora Beacon-News (Published 3/3/22

Spotlight: President Dan Hebreard and Jeannine Kannegiesser
Naperville Community Television (Aired 2/28/22)

Common Rat Poison Continues to Disrupt Wildlife Health
Scripps National News (Aired 2/25/22)

Sure, Celebrate the Eagle's Comeback but Imagine a World in Which the Dragonfly Population Soars, Too
Chicago Tribune (Published 2/25/22)

Play in Nature at Fun Summer Camps for Kids and Teens with DuPage Forest Preserve District
Daily Herald (Published 2/22/22)

Preserve near Oak Brook Will Host Romantic Night Walks This Weekend
Daily Herald (Published 2/7/22)

Egermann Woods Restoration Project
Naperville Community Television (Aired 1/15/22)

Bald Eagle on the Mend at Suburban Wildlife Center After Nearly Bleeding to Death from Rat Poison
WTTW News (Published 1/12/22)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center Treating Two Bald Eagles
Naperville Community Television (Aired 1/9/22)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center Treating Bald Eagles for Injuries, Medical Issues
FOX 32 Chicago(Aired 1/6/22)

Top Animal Stories of 2021
Daily Herald (Published 1/6/22)

Trivia Fun
Naperville Sun (Published 1/4/22)

DuPage Forest Preserve 2022 Budget Keeps Property Tax Levy Flat
Daily Herald (Published 1/3/22)

Ice Fishing Tournament Near Warrenville Rescheduled to Feb. 12
Daily Herald (Published 1/3/22)

Heritage Oaks, The Preserve at Oak Meadows Lead Golf Revival in 2021
Daily Herald (Published 12/28/21)

Believe! Winter's Elements Will Arrive
The Hinsdalean (Published 12/22/21)

Major Restoration Project to Start at Herrick Lake Forest Preserve in Wheaton
Naperville Community Television (Aired 12/17/21)

Herrick Lake Project to Create the Largest Restored Habitat Tract in DuPage County
Daily Herald (Published 12/16/21)

Restoration Work to Close Some Trails at Herrick Lake Forest Preserve Starting Dec. 20
Daily Herald (Published 12/13/21)

Native American Winter Solstice Ceremony Planned at DuPage Forest Preserve
My Suburban Life (Published 12/12/21)

DuPage Forest Preserve Permits Go on Sale Dec. 1
Daily Herald (Published 12/6/21) 

U.S. Needs National Strategy to Deal with Plastic, Report Says. This Sandhill Crane's Injured Beak Shows Why
Chicago Tonight (Aired 12/3/21)

DuPage Forest Preserve Permits Go on Sale Dec. 1
Daily Herald (Published 11/26/21)

DuPage 2022 Forest Preserve Permits on Sale Wednesday
Naperville Sun (Published 11/26/21)

Support DuPage Forest Preserves on #GivingTuesday Nov. 30 
Daily Herald (Published 11/26/21)

DuPage Forest Preserve Redistricting
Naperville Community Television (Aired 11/16/21)

Plan Your Winter Visit to Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Illinois Farm Bureau Partners (Published 11/9/21)

First Folio Theatre Announces It Will Shut Down in 2024
Chicago Tribune (Published 11/9/21)

DuPage Forest Preserve's New District Map Advances in Split Vote
Naperville Community Television (Aired 11/3/21)

DuPage Forest Preserve Approves Its Own District Map
Daily Herald (Published 11/3/21)

You Might See More Coyotes in the Chicago Area This Winter, Experts Say. Here's Why
NBC5 Chicago (Aired 11/1/21)

Ardeo Cares Supports Local Forest Preserve
LRAP News (Published 10/29/21)

Police and Fire Agencies to Train at DuPage Forest Preserve
Daily Herald (Published 10/25/21)

Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
Kidlist (Published 10/24/21)

Remains of United Executive found at Suburban Forest Preserve
Associated Press (Published 10/24/21)

Body of Missing United Executive Found a Year After His Disappearance
The Independent (Published 10/24/21)

Remains of United Executive Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
U.S. News & World Report (Published 10/24/21)

Human Remains Identified as United Airlines Executive who Went Missing Last Year
MSN (Aired 10/24/21)

Human Remains Found Identified as Missing United Airlines Executive
People (Published 10/24/21)

Body of Missing United Executive Found Over a Year After Disappearance
New York Post (Published 10/24/21)

Human Remains Identified as United Airlines Executive who Went Missing Last Year
New York Daily News (Published 10/24/21) 

Year After Going Missing, United Airlines Exec Found Dead at Darien Forest Preserve
Chicago Sun-Times (Published 10/24/21) 

Human Remains Found at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in DuPage County Identified as Those of United Airlines Exec Missing Since Last Year
Chicago Tribune (Published 10/24/21) 

Human Remains Found at DuPage Forest Preserve ID'd as Missing United Airlines Exec: Coroner
ABC7 Chicago (Aired 10/24/21) 

Body Found in Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in Darien Confirmed to Be Missing United Airlines Executive Jacob Cefolia
CBS2 Chicago (Aired 10/24/21)

Human Remains Discovered at Suburban Forest Preserve Identified as Missing United Exec
NBC5 Chicago (Aired 10/24/21)

Human Remains Found in Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve Identified as Former United Executive
WGN-TV (Aired 10/24/21)

United Airlines Executive's Remains Found at Illinois Forest Preserve
FOX Business (Aired 10/24/21)

Remains Found at Forest Preserve Identified as Elmhurst Man Missing for 14 Months
Daily Herald (Published 10/24/21) 

Workers Find Human Remains at Suburban Chicago Preserve
Associated Press (Published 10/23/21)

Workers Find Human Remains at Suburban Chicago Preserve
U.S. News & World Report (Published 10/23/21)

Workers Find Human Remains at Suburban Chicago Preserve
Houston Chronicle (Published 10/23/21)

Workers Find Human Remains at Suburban DuPage County Forest Preserve
Chicago Journal (Published 10/23/21)

Human Remains Found at Forest Preserve Near Darien
Daily Herald (Published 10/23/21)

Human Remains found in DuPage County Forest Preserve May be Connected to Missing United Executive
FOX32 Chicago (Aired 10/23/21)

Possible Human Remains Found in Waterfall Glen: Cops (Published 10/22/21)

Workers Discover Apparent Human Remains at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve
WGN-TV (Aired 10/22/21)

Remains Discovered at Darien Forest Preserve Where Missing United Executive's SUV Found in 2020
NBC5 Chicago (Aired 10/22/21)

DuPage County Forest Preserve Police Give Update on Human Remains Discovered on Friday
NBC5 Chicago (Aired 10/22/21)

Ball Python Captured at Wheaton Forest Preserve
WLS-FM 94.7 (Aired 10/22/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
Associated Press (Published 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
U.S. News & World Report (Published 10/21/21)

Ball Python Captured at Illinois Forest Preserve
UPI (Published 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Published 10/21/21)

African Ball Python Found at Herrick Lake Forest Preserve in Wheaton
CBS2 Chicago (Aired 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
NBC5 Chicago (Aired 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
WBBM Newsradio (Aired 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at DuPage County Forest Preserve
Daily Herald (Published 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
Big Rapids Pioneer (Published 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
Connecticut Post (Published 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
The Southern Illinoisan (Published 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
News Times (Published 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
The Hour (Published 10/21/21)

Ball Python Captured at Illinois Forest Preserve
ArcaMax (Published 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
Greenwich Time (Published 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
Shelton Herald (Published 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
New Haven Register (Published 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
Stamford Advocate (Published 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
San Antonio Express-News (Published 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve Raleigh/Durham/Fayetteville (Aired 10/21/21)

African Snake Found at Suburban Chicago Forest Preserve
WEEK25 News Peoria (Aired 10/21/21)

Ball Python Found at Herrick Lake Forest Preserve in Wheaton, DuPage County
ABC7 Chicago (Aired 10/20/21)

Proposed Overhaul of Willowbrook Wildlife Center Takes Next Step Forward
Daily Herald (Published 10/18/21)

How to Handle Stink Bugs in the Fall
Naperville Community Television (Aired 10/17/21)

Urban Stream Research Center Tour
Chicago Sun-Times (Published 10/10/21)

Tips for Drivers During Deer Mating Season
Naperville Community Television (Aired 10/10/21)

DuPage Offering Tours of Urban Stream Research Center
Naperville Sun (Published 10/5/21)

DuPage Forest Preserve to Offer Tours of Research Center
Daily Herald (Published 10/5/21)

The Shedd Aquarium Releases 24 Endangered Blanding's Turtles in Protected Site
WGN-TV (Aired 10/1/21) 

Corn Harvest Weekends in West Chicago
Daily Herald (Published 10/1/21)

24 State-Endangered Blanding's Turtles Have New Home at Protected Forest Preserve Site After Being Released by Shedd Aquarium
CBS Chicago (Aired 9/30/21)

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

What to Expect from a $24 Million Redesign of Willowbrook Wildlife Center
Daily Herald (Published 9/27/21)

Will Spring Drought Put a Damper on Our Fall Colors This Year? Next Few Weeks May Decide
Daily Herald (Published 9/22/21)

Glen Ellyn Couple Pledge $100,000 in 'Green' Donations for DuPage Forest Preserve
Daily Herald (Published 9/20/21)

Parts of Chicago's Lakefront Used to Be in DuPage County: Let's Dig into the History
WTTW Chicago Tonight (Aired 9/7/21) 

Foxes a Danger in Elmhurst? Not Really, Expert Says (Published 8/31/21)

Virtual 'Night for Nature' Fundraiser to Benefit DuPage Forest Preserves
Naperville Community Television (Aired 8/26/21)

DuPage Forest Preserve Looking to Draw Its Own Electoral Boundaries
Daily Herald (Published 8/20/21)

Glenbard East Students Work to Save Endangered Species in DuPage
Daily Herald (Published 8/19/21)

25 Best Things To Do in Illinois
Wandering Wheatleys blog (Published 8/8/21)

No Long Shot: Archery Growing in Popularity in Recent Years
WBBM-TV (Aired 8/6/21)

'Just Exquisite:' Photographer Brings Frida Kahlo to Life in Wheaton Exhibition
Daily Herald (Published 8/5/21)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center Overcrowded as Veterinarians See Surge in Injured Wildlife
WBBM-TV (Aired 8/4/21) 

The Journey to Save a Turtle
Earth Island Journal (Published 8/2/21)

How an 'Ambitious Project' Would Re-imagine Willowbrook Wildlife Center
Daily Herald (Published 7/30/21)

First Cases of Mystery Songbird Illness Seen in Suburban Wildlife Centers
Daily Herald (Published 7/30/21)

Mayslake Peabody Estate to Reopen Aug. 4 with 'Capturing Nature' Art Exhibit
Daily Herald (Published 7/29/21)

Archery Open House to be Held at Blackwell Forest Preserve
Naperville Sun (Published 7/27/21)

Gulf Coast Tick, Native to Southeastern U.S., Found in Suburban Chicago
WBBM-TV (Aired 7/26/21) 

New Gulf Coast Tick Species Found in Suburbs, But 'We Don't Need to Freak Out'
Daily Herald (Published 7/24/21) 

Archery Open House
Kidlist (Published 7/23/21

Danada Forest Preserve Was Once a Historic Equestrian Farm in Illinois
Only in Your State Published 7/20/21

Dozens of Baby Gulls Rescued After Falling from Hotel Roof Near Navy Pier. Adult Gulls Fingered as Culprits
WTTW Chicago Tonight (Published 7/9/21)

Restorations Part of Good Ecosystem Management
Daily Herald (Published 7/7/21)

Naperville Teen Uses Passion for Birds to Help the Earth
FOX32 Chicago (Aired 6/23/21)

DuPage Forest Preserve Seeks Public Input on Plans for Preserves
Daily Herald (Published 6/7/21)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center Seeks Public Input on Expansion
Daily Herald (Published 6/5/21)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center to Host Three Open Houses This Summer
Daily Herald (Published 6/3/21)

Best Places to Live: Green Spaces Edition
Chicago Magazine (Published 5/25/21) 

Spotlight on DuPage Forest Preserves with Pres. Hebreard
Naperville Community Television (Aired 5/14/21

15 Underrated Hikes Near Chicago That We'll Be Taking This Summer
Thrillist (Published 5/12/21)

Leaders and Legacies: Brooks McCormick, Business Leader, Conservationist, Philanthropist
Daily Herald (Published 5/7/21

Illinois Motorists Urged to Use Caution to Avoid Nesting Turtles
FOX32 Good Day Chicago (Aired 5/6/21)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center Cares for Influx of Animals
Shaw Media (Published 5/6/21)

Turtle Crossing Season Begins
Naperville Community Television (Published 5/4/21)

Bring Native Plants into Your Landscape
Riverside/Brookfield Landmark (Published 5/4/21) 

The Growing Popularity of E-Bikes: What Are They, Who's Riding Them, and Is It Cheating?
Daily Herald (Published 5/4/21) 

Free Wood Chips Available/Careful of Turtles This Spring
Naperville Community Television (Published 5/3/21)

Earth Day is Over ... What's Next?
The Courier (Published 5/3/21)

State Legislators Visit New Solar Array at Willowbrook Wildlife Center
Daily Herald (Published 5/3/21)

Drivers Beware: Turtles Crossing Roads to Nest
Daily Herald (Published 4/30/21)

It's the Season for Turtle Crossings, and DuPage Officials Warn Drivers to Be on the Look-out
ABC7 Chicago (Aired 4/29/21)

Caution: Watch Out for Turtles in the Road This Spring
WBBM Newsradio (Aired 4/29/21)

It's the Season for Turtle Crossings, and DuPage Officials Warn Drivers to Be on the Lookout
Chicago Sun-Times (Published 4/29/21)

DuPage Officials Warn Drivers to Be on the Lookout Amid Turtle Crossing Season
FOX32 Chicago (Aired 4/29/21)

Scenic Overlook Provides Bird's-Eye Vistas
My Suburban Life (Published 4/28/21)

Fox Family Makes New Home in Chicago Suburb
NBC5 Chicago (Aired 4/27/21)

Where to See Hummingbirds This Spring and Summer
Naperville Community Television (Published 4/21/21)

DuPage Forest Preserve Offering Free Wood Chips
Naperville Sun (Published 4/21/21)

Greene Valley Overlook Opens for Weekends Starting May 1
Naperville Sun (Published 4/21/21)

DuPage Forest District Offering Wood Chips 
Aurora Beacon-News (Published 4/20/21)

Earth Day, Everyday
The Courier (Published 4/19/21)

How You Can Celebrate Earth Day 2021 Across the Suburbs
Daily Herald (Published 4/16/21)

Blackwell Family Campground Opens for Season May 7
Daily Herald (Published 4/15/21)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center Welcomes Donations During Busy Spring Season
Enterprise Newspapers (Published 4/8/21)

'Tis the Season for Unnecessary Baby Wildlife 'Rescues'
WTTW Chicago Tonight (Published 4/8/21)

Controlled Burns at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Naperville Community Television (Aired 4/3/21)

Celebrate Earth Week in April by Helping at Volunteer Workdays in DuPage
Daily Herald (Published 4/2/21)

Take a Walk in the Woods
The Hinsdalean (Published 3/31/21)

Monarch Butterfly Population is Down -- What Can You Do to Help?
Naperville Community Television (Published 3/26/21)

Forest Preserve Brackets are for the Birds (and Mammals)
Naperville Community Television (Published 3/17/21)

DuPage Forest Preserve District Receives $100,000 State Grant for Springbrook Prairie Brighton Ridge Connector Trail
WAND-TV 17 (Published 3/17/21)

Naperville Woman Adopts Permanently Injured Owl at Willowbrook Center
Naperville Community Television (Published 3/16/21)

Visitors Find Sweet Spot at Kline Creek Maple Sugaring Tours
Daily Herald (Published 3/14/21)

Bird vs. Building: Migration Season Already Claiming Victims
WTTW Chicago Tonight (Published 3/12/21)

DuPage Forest Preserve Poised to Hire Executive Director
Daily Herald (Published 3/11/21)

Homer Glen Manager Leaving for DuPage Forest Preserve Post
Chicago Tribune/Daily Southtown (Published 3/11/21) 

2021 Native Plant Sales Start Soon
Naperville Community Television (Published 3/11/21)

Native Plants Can Be Purchased Online to Benefit DuPage and Will County Forest Preserve Districts
Naperville Sun (Published 3/10/21) 

Ranking Rains on Parade, but Spring Still in Naperville's Step
Daily Herald (Published 3/10/21)

DuPage Native Plant Sale Returns
Daily Herald (Published 3/9/21)

Best to Stay Off the Ice, Even if it Looks Solid
WBBM Newsradio (Aired 3/8/21) 

DuPage Forest Preserve Auctions Off Surplus Equipment
Daily Herald (Published 3/3/21)

Tap into Some DuPage Forest Preserve Maple Sugar Events
Naperville Sun (Published 3/3/21)

Adopt a Willowbrook Wildlife Center Animal
Daily Herald (Published 2/26/21)

Help Residents at Willowbrook through Animal Adoptions
DuPage County Chronicle (Published 2/18/21)

Learn How Maple Syrup is Made at DuPage County Tours (Published 2/18/21) 

Youth Can Connect with Nature at DuPage Forest Preserve Summer Camps
Daily Herald (Published 2/17/21) 

Adopt an Animal Campaign at Willowbrook Wildlife Center
Naperville Community Television (Published 2/17/21)

Play in Nature at Fun Summer Camps for Kids and Teens (Published 2/17/21)

Eagles and Herons Won't Be Affected by New Houses Going on Nokia Property, Federal Experts Say
Naperville Sun (Published 2/11/21)

Getting Outside in Winter with Cross-Country Skiing
Naperville Community Television (Aired 2/5/21)

Engineer Devises System to Stop Spread of Zebra Mussel
Daily Herald (Published 2/3/21)

Snowshoeing in DuPage Forest Preserves
Naperville magazine (Published 1/31/21)

Virtual: DuPage Forest Preserves @Home (Published 1/29/21)

Great Horned Owl Spotted in Downtown Naperville: What to Know
Naperville Community Television (Aired 1/27/21)

DuPage Forest Preserve Golf Revenue Up in 2020
Daily Herald (Published 1/20/21)

Weekend Hot List: Farm Life in Winter
Chicago Kids (Published 1/14/21)

New Therapeutic Laser at Willowbrook Wildlife Center
Naperville Community Television (Published 1/10/21)

Learning About Coyote Behavior and How to Protect Your Dogs
Naperville Community Television (Published 1/9/21)

New Laser Helps Center Treat Injured Native Wildlife
Naperville Community Television (Published 1/7/21)

How Biking Helped Us in 2020 -- And a Look Back at Some Key Trail Improvements
Daily Herald (Published 1/7/21)

Illinois' Largest Rodents Are in City Lagoons, Rivers and Streams. Now, They're on Instagram
Chicago Tribune (Published 12/30/20) 

Make End-of-Year Donation to Friends of the Forest Preserve District
Daily Herald (Published 12/23/20)  

Suburbs Can Accommodate Your Wish to Ski, Snowboard
Published 12/23/20

Chicago Suburbs Offer Opportunities for Outdoor Ice Skating, Hiking
Published 12/22/20

Appreciating the Spiritual Nature of Winfield Mounds Forest Preserve
Published 12/18/20

Forest Preserve District Budget Approved
Published 12/16/20

DuPage Forest Preserve Begins Search for New Executive Director
Published 12/15/20 

Neighbors Oppose 'Dense as Chicago' Subdivision Plan in Naperville
Published 12/15/20

Deer Herd Reduced at Darien-area Preserve
Published 12/8/20

How COVID-19 Transformed An Illinois Trail into a Pathway to Mental Health
Published 12/2/20

Forest Preserve Permits Go on Sale
Published 11/29/20

Springbrook Prairie and the Importance of Habitat
Published 11/27/20

Ask an Expert: Erik Neidy, Director of Natural Resources, How Do Controlled Burns Help Mother Nature?
Published 11/18/20

Matteson Bald Eagle Has Regained Her Fighting Spirit Month After a Car Accident
Published 11/18/20

The Best Day Hikes for Chicagoans to Tackle Before Winter Hits
Published 11/6/20

Here's One Reason You Might Start Seeing More Coyotes in the Chicago Area
Published 10/21/20

Graue Mill Removal Plans Moving Forward
Published 10/16/20

Otter in Paddleboat Quarry Could be Positive Sign for Population
Published 10/16/20

Wildlife Center Gets New Diagnostic Equipment
Published 10/15/20

Editorial: Our Debt to Those Who Set Aside Forest Preserves
Published 10/14/20

Otter Videotaped in Naperville Paddleboat Quarry Could Be Proof of Species Return to the Area
Published 10/14/20

Dozens of Lives Have Been Lost at Dams on Illinois Waterways. Now Efforts are Underway to Remove Them for Safety and the Good of the Environment
Published 10/13/20

Preserving More Than Nature
Published 10/9/20

Graue Mill Dam Removal Approved by Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Published 10/8/20

Fall Means More Deer-Auto Collisions. Here's What Suburban Drivers Can Do to Stay Safe
Published 10/8/20

How Long Would It Take to See Every DuPage County Forest Preserve? One Carol Stream Couple Found Out
Published 10/6/20

Hike Near Home Turns into Mission to See Every DuPage Forest Preserve
Published 10/6/20

The Reason Rockford Smells Like Skunks in the Fall
Published 10/6/20

Foliage Paints an Autumn Picture
Published 10/01/20

Pedaling Through the Pandemic: Forest Preserves Report More Riders on the Bike Trails
Published 9/28/20

Best Local Spots to See Leaves Changing to Fall Colors
Published 9/24/20

Shedd Aquarium Welcomes 24 New Endangered Turtle Hatchlings
Published 9/19/20

Blanding's 'Grandturtles' Released to the Wild
Published 9/17/20

COVID-19 Sinks Fall Trout Season in DuPage Forest Preserves
Published 9/16/20

Where to Ride Your Bike for Fall Colors (in Coronavirus Times)
Published 9/15/20

Looking for Fall Fun? Suburban Nature Centers Have it Covered
Published 9/8/20

Brookfield Zoo Program Helps Save Endangered Local Turtles
Published 9/8/20

Captive-Bred Blanding's Turtles Released into the Wild
Published 9/6/20

The Soapbox: Saving Turtles
Published 9/5/20

Take Pollinator Pics During the 'BioBlitz' Sept. 12-20
Published 9/4/20 

From Walks in the Woods to Pedaling the Prairie, Nature Calls this Labor Day Weekend
Published 9/4/20

New X-ray Machine Helps Willowbrook Wildlife Center
Published 9/3/20 

Endangered Turtles Bred at Brookfield Zoo Released into DuPage Wild
Published 9/3/20

Brookfield Zoo's 1st Blanding's Turtles Released in DuPage County
Published 9/3/20

Blanding's Turtle Release
Published 9/3/20

Suburban Chicago Groups Work Together to Save Endangered Blanding's Turtles
Published 9/2/20 

Captive-bred Blanding's Turtles Released into Wild: 'To Bring Them Back from the Brink of Extinction is a Monumental Undertaking'
Published 9/2/20

Endangered Turtles, Including the First Bred at Brookfield Zoo, Released in DuPage Wild
Published 9/2/20

10 Public Golf Courses in the Suburbs to Keep Your Game Going into Fall
Published 9/1/20

Grant Will Allow Oak Restoration Work at Greene Valley
Published 8/28/20

Greene Valley Restoration Project
Published 8/28/20

Struggling Native Oaks Get $40K Boost from Forest Service to Fight Invaders
Published 8/27/20

What to Do at Mallard Lake in Hanover Park
Published 8/11/20

Bridge Improvements Coming to Hidden Lake Forest Preserve
Published 8/11/20

Illinois: Images of the Prairie State
Published 7/19/20

Danada Equestrian Center Welcomes Baby Colt Named Duke
Published 7/16/20

Horse Baby Shower
Published 7/16/20

Connect with Nature at DuPage Forest Preserves
Published 7/16/20

Camping Trip Close to Home in DuPage
Published 7/12/20

With Pools Closed and Summer Vacation Scratched, Interest in DuPage River, Local Lakes Growing, Officials Say
Published 7/9/20

Family of Foxes Makes Elmhurst Backyard a Place for Playtime
Published 7/8/20

Foal of Charm: Danada Equestrian Center Welcomes Newest Addition
Published 7/2/20

Algae Bloom Reported at Herrick Lake
Published 7/1/20

Blue-Green Algae Found at Herrick Lake; Precautions Advised
Published 6/30/20

Graue Mill Controversy Heats Up
Published 6/28/20

Remove the Graue Mill Dam? Public Soon Can Weigh in on Controversial Proposal
Published 6/25/20

Dozens of Endangered Turtles Released
Published 6/24/20

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

Endangered Dragonfly Larvae from South Dakota Released into Lockport Prairie
Published 6/23/20

More than 70 Turtles Released into Lee County Wildlife Areas
Published 6/19/20 

Tips for Turtle Crossing Season: DuPage Forest Preserve District
Published 6/12/20

Body Found Along West Branch of DuPage River Identified as Missing West Chicago Woman with Autism
Published 5/29/20

Body Found in DuPage River Identified as Missing West Chicago Woman
Published 5/28/20

Body Found in DuPage River in West Chicago
Published 5/27/20

Body Found in DuPage River Near West Chicago; Autopsy Will Determine if it is Woman who was Swept Away While Walking Dogs May 15
Published 5/27/20

Authorities Investigating Whether Body Found in River is Missing West Chicago Woman
Published 5/27/20

Free Wood Chips Available for Pickup at Blackwell Nursery
Published 5/21/20

Search Continues for Woman who Fell into a River in Winfield
Published 5/21/20 

Authorities Call Off Search for Woman Swept into West Branch DuPage River
Published 5/17/20

Inside Look at Maple Meadows Golf Club, One of Chicagoland's Hidden Gems
Published 5/17/20 

Second Day of Search Ends Without Finding Woman Who Fell into River
Published 5/16/20

Search Ends for Woman Swept into DuPage River While Walking Dogs in Winfield
Published 5/16/20

Search Concludes for Woman Swept int DuPage River in Winfield
Published 5/16/20

Crews Resuming Search for 18-Year-Old Woman Swept Away in DuPage River
Published 5/16/20

Woman Swept into DuPage River While Walking Dogs in Winfield
Publishd 5/15/20

Winfield Rescue Crews Searching for Woman Swept Away in DuPage River
Published 5/15/20

DuPage Forest Preserve Revenue Declining Due to COVID-19
Published 5/5/20

DuPage Forest Preserve Police Seek New Accreditation
Published 5/1/20

Willowbrook Wildlife Center May Soon Stop Taking in Animal Orphans
Published 4/30/20

DuPage Forest Preserves Close Off-Leash Dog Areas as of May 1
Published 4/29/20

DuPage County Forest Preserve Dog Parks to Close
Published 4/29/20

Forest Preserve Parking Lots Closed in DuPage to Discourage Crowds
Published 4/20/20

Forest Preserves Try to Find Balance Between Getting Fresh Air and Social Distancing During COVID-19 Pandemic
Published 4/20/20

Suburban Forest Preserves Keep Monitoring, Will Stay Open 'As Long As People Behave'
Published 4/15/20

With Trails Still Open, Park and Forest Preserves Go the Extra Mile to Ensure Social Distancing
Published 4/10/20

How to Properly Social Distance When Passing or Approaching Someone on a Trail
Published 4/7/20

With Warm Weather Tuesday, Officials Remind Residents to Stay Home
Published 4/7/20

Forest Trails Will Close if People Don't Follow CDC Rules
Published 4/6/20

Take a Hike at These Suburban Chicago, Northwest Indiana Locations
Published 4/6/20

'Be a Good Citizen:' Park Districts, Forest Preserves Say Keep Spaced Apart or They'll Shut Down
Published 3/28/20 

DuPage County Postpones Trout Season Opening
Published 3/27/20

Trout Season: Forest Preserves of Cook County Postpones Opener As Have All Others
Published 3/27/20

Work Progressing on $7.5 Million Creek Restoration Near Warrenville
Published 3/26/20

Forest Districts Still Renewing for Spring During COVID-19 Pandemic
Published 3/25/20

Presale Orders Being Taken for DuPage Native Plant Sale
Published 3/7/20

Why's the Ditch on Fire?: Prescription Burns in DuPage County
Published 3/3/20

Proposed Trail Would Connect Brighton Ridge to Sunflower Trail
Published 3/3/20

Aurora Resident on Board of DuPage Forest Group
Published 2/21/20

Tap That: Maple Sugaring Events Happening in Naperville, Fox Valley Area
Published 2/18/20

2020's Top 10 Best Nature Centers in Chicagoland
Published 2/14/20

We've Got 5 Things for you to Do in DuPage and Cook
Published 2/14/20

Ways to Combat Climate Change Key Topic at DuPage Environmental Summit
Published 2/6/20

Illinois Howl: The Coyotes Among Us
Published 2/5/20

DuPage Groundhog to Sleep through Groundhog Day
Published 2/2/20

DuPage Forest Preserve District Holding Online Auction
Published 1/31/20

40 Things to Do in the Chicago Area with the Kids in February
Published 1/31/20

Catch the Buzz — Pollinators in Action: Flowering Journeys
Published 1/17/20

Unpredictability Puts Winter Fishing Tourneys on Thin Ice
Published 1/14/20

Forest Preserve District Hosts Volunteer Open House
Published 1/11/20

Bald Eagles an 'Absolutely Majestic' Sight in Winter in Aurora Area
Published 1/10/20

Do Something for the Earth (and Yourself) at Forest Preserve Volunteer Workdays
Published 1/10/20

DuPage Forest Preserve District to Host 'Wonders of Winter'
Published 1/9/20 

Thousands of Coyotes Live in the Chicago Area. But Attacks on People, Like the One that Left a Young Boy Injured, Are Extremely Rare
Published 1/9/20

Warm Temps Delay Hard Water Classic Ice-Fishing Tournament
Published 1/8/20

Migrating Bald Eagles Sighted Near Naperville as They Search for Open Water and a Good Meal
Published 1/7/20

Suburbs Offered Plenty of Action in World of Birds in 2019
Published 1/7/20

Hike or Learn about Nature at Fullersburg Woods
Published 1/6/20

Good Natured in Kane and DuPage: Turn Train Commute into Nature Tour
Published 1/3/20

DuPage, Will and Cook to Kick Off 2020 with Music, Nature Events, Family Fun
Published 1/1/20

DuPage Plans Forest Preserve Volunteer Events in January
Published 12/30/19

Bringing a Truckload of Fish to DuPage County
Published 12/29/19

50 Ways to Volunteer — Forest Preserve of DuPage County Open House
Published 12/28/19

10 Exciting Things You Should Plan to Do in Illinois in 2020
Published 12/28/19

Remembering 2019's Top Animal Stories
Published 12/28/19

DuPage Holding Forest Preserve Volunteer Events in January
Published 12/27/19

7 New Gratitude Traditions to Start This Year
Published 12/26/19

Mysterious Lights Appear on a Naperville Tree Each Year — the Gesture of a Woman who 'Enjoys Making People Happy'
Published 12/24/19 

25 Things to Do in the Chicago Area with the Kids this Winter
Published 12/21/19

Mayslake in Oak Brook to Conjure 'Wizards, Wands and Wildlife'
Published 12/21/19

Bald Eagles Sighting in Naperville
Published 12/20/19

Experience Wizards, Wands, Wildlife at Mayslake Peabody Estate
Published 12/19/19

Here's Where to Skate, Sled, Ski, Snowboard, Snowshoe and Go Tubing in Naperville, Fox Valley
Published 12/19/19

DuPage Forest Preserve District to Showcase Ways to Volunteer at its Attractions
Published 12/18/19

Forest Preserve Board OKs Five Years  of Priority Projects that Don't Include Greene Farm Barn
Published 12/18/19

Greene Barn Supporters Planning Final Push to Persuade District Board to Make the Naperville Site a Priority
Published 12/10/19

DuPage Forest Ice Fishing Tourney Planned for Jan. 11
Published 12/6/19

Permits for Dog Parks, Boats and Model Crafts on Sale
Published 12/6/19

Santa is Getting Ready — Are You? Where and When to Celebrate the Holiday Season
Published 11/28/19

DuPage Forest Preserve District Offering Holiday Programs, Concerts and Events
Published 11/25/19

Work at Springbrook Prairie in Naperville Honored
Published 11/22/19

Trail Linking Glen Ellyn, Downers Grove Could Cost $32M
Published 11/20/19

Building a 5-Mile Segment of a DuPage Trail Could Cost as Much as $32 Million
Published 11/19/19 

Award for DuPage Forest Preserve District
Published 11/18/19

Longest Snow Tubing Run in Illinois Can Be Found at Blackwell Forest Preserve
Published 11/17/19

Three Chicagoland Fleets Using B20 Rank Among 2019's Top Green Fleets
Published 11/15/19

Advocates Urging Greene Barn Supporters to Tell Forest Preserve Board to Make the Farm Complex a Priority
Published 11/14/19

The 10 Best Golf Courses in Chicago
Published 11/12/19

The Early Show, Chicago's Only Fly-Fishing Show, Starts Show Season for Chicago Outdoors
Published 11/7/19

Heavy Duty Trucking's Top Green Fleets of 2019
Published 11/1/19

Injured Pelican Found on Evanston Beach Nursed Back to Health, Returns to the Wild
Published 10/30/19

Rain Puts a Detour into Second Night of Halloween Night Walks at Fullersburg Woods
Published 10/28/19

5 Things to Do in the Western Suburbs Nov. 1-7
Published 10/28/19

Rescued Pelican Released into the Wild at McKinley Woods in Channahon
Published 10/26/19

Greene Farm Barn Not a Part of Preserve's Plan for Now
Published 10/24/19

Naperville's Greene Barn Fails to Make Cut for DuPage Forest Preserve District's Long-Range Master Plan
Published 10/24/19

Halloween Decor Can Be Deadly for Wildlife
Published 10/16/19

DuPage Forest District Looking to Revitalize Mayslake Peabody Estate
Published 10/16/19

Fillies and Fall Go Together at Danada Festival in Wheaton
Published 10/13/19

Preparing for Fall Trout Season at Blackwell Forest Preserve
Published 10/13/19

Spider Web Halloween Decorations Pose Hazard to Birds, Wildlife Center Officials Say
Published 10/12/19

Harvest, Hunting and Mating Seasons Mean Watch Out for Deer
Published 10/10/19

Greene Barn Could Find New Life if DuPage Partners with Businesses, Nonprofit Groups on Events, Committee Says
Published 10/8/19

Caution: Fall is Deer Mating Season. Here's What You Can Do to Prevent Costly, Scary Car-Animal Collisions
Published 10/7/19

Fresh Air Fridays in the Forest
Published 10/6/19

DuPage Forest Preserve District Holding Fall Fest
Published 10/4/19

15 Halloween Things to Do with the Kids in October
Published 9/29/19

Trout Season Opens at Three Forest Preserves
Published 9/27/19

Where to See the Best Fall Foliage Without Leaving the Chicago Area
Published 9/25/19

Construction Begins on New Clubhouse at Rebuilt Oak Meadows Preserve
Published 9/18/19

Forest Preserve Restoring Spring Brook in Blackwell
Published 9/17/19

8 of the Prettiest Spots to See Fall Colors
Published 9/17/19

Ecologists Continue to Monitor Herrick Lake near Wheaton for Harmful Algal Bloom
Published 9/16/19

Endangered Blanding's Turtles Released into the Wild
Published 9/12/19

52 Endangered Blanding's Turtles Released in DuPage County
Published 9/11/19

How Leaves Will Change This Fall
Published 9/6/19

Baby Blanding's Turtles Set Free in DuPage Forest Preserves
Published 9/6/19

10 Inclusive Playplaces Everyone Will Love
Published 9/5/19

Shedd Aquarium Helps DuPage Forest Preserve Release Endangered Turtles
Published 9/4/19

6 Best Spots for Leaf Peeping Around Chicago
Published 9/3/19

Waterfall Glen and Greene Valley Forest Preserves Among Chicagoans' Favorite Spots
Published 8/30/19

Night for Nature Conservation Benefit
Published 8/30/19

St. James Farm: Formerly an Equestrian Venue, Now It's an Oasis for Visitors
Published 8/29/19

Seeking Business for Barn
Published 8/9/19

Horses Still Reign at Danada Forest Preserve
Published 7/31/19

Insect Update: Good News for Monarch Butterflies, Bad News for Us on Gypsy Moths, Japanese Beetles
Published 7/24/19

How Do You Stock a 3,500-gallon Tank Full of Fish at the DuPage County Fair?
Published 7/23/19

Take a stroll back to the 1890s at Kline Creek Farm
Published 7/19/19

Entertainment Options Abound in DuPage and Cook
Published 7/17/19

Hinsdale, Oak Brook, Darien Have Off-Leash Areas for Dogs
Published 7/16/19

15 Things to Do with the Kids July 15-21
Published 7/15/19 

Summer's Colorful Garden Visitors
Published 7/14/19

Willowbrook Wildlife Center at Capacity for Cottontail Bunnies, Raccoons
Published 7/12/19

80+ Chicago Area Bike Trails: Your Guide for Summer Rides
Published 7/10/19

Where to Find Dog Parks in Chicago's Western Suburbs
Published 7/9/19

Forest Preserve District Still May Get State Grant for Mayslake Project
Published 7/8/19

On the Water in Naperville
Published 7/5/19

Picnic Perfection
Published 6/27/19

7 Unique Animal Adventures Your Kids Will Go Wild For
Published 6/24/19

Chicago Cop Helps Rescue Young Falcon Found on Near North Side Street
Published 6/20/19

5 Things to Do This Weekend in DuPage and Cook
Published 6/20/19

Leading Fleets Rankings Announced at GFX
Published 6/18/19 

DuPage Holding 1890s Independence Day Event
Published 6/14/19

Head to a DuPage Forest Preserve and Be Entered to Win a Kayak Tour, Camp Weekend, Gift Card, Other Prizes
Published 6/12/19

10 Prime Spots to See Butterflies in Chicago
Published 6/11/19

5 Things to Do in the Western Suburbs June 14-16
Published 6/10/19

Greene Farm Barn Seeking Partners
Published 6/7/19

Heavy May Rain Has Put Naperville Park District Behind on Mowing, Closed Some Forest Preserve Sites
Published 6/7/19

Turtles Raised by Forest Preserve District of Will County Released into Wild
Published 6/6/19

Blanding's Turtles Released into Wild by Forest Preserve
Published 6/5/19

Blanding's Turtles Raised in Captivity Set Free in DuPage County
Published 6/5/19

Take it Outside: 10 Summer Activities In and Around Chicago
Published 6/5/19

Festivals and More This Weekend: Just for Kids Fishing Derby
Published 6/5/19

Entertainment Options Abound in DuPage and Cook
Published 6/3/19

Become One with the Beasts: Understanding Speech through Animal Communication
Published 5/31/19

As Birds Migrate Over Chicago, Volunteers Help the Thousands Hurt in Building Collisions
Published 5/30/19

Horsing Around
Published 5/29/19

Summer Fun Guide: The Glorious Fourth
Published 5/29/19

Memorial Day 2019: Parades and Ceremonies Mark the Day
Published 5/27/19

Suburban Communities Plan Memorial Day Observances
Published 5/26/19

15 Things to Do with Kids May 20-26
Published 5/19/19

Did You Know: Fischer Farm in Bensenville
Published 5/17/19

Archery, Fishing Planned for Family Field Day at St. James Farm
Published 5/13/19

Wildlife Plentiful Now Across Chicago Area
Published 5/13/19

Forest Preserve District Honors Volunteers
Published 5/10/19

Fisherman Saved from Drowning at Blackwell
Published 5/9/19

Learn About the Importance of Oaks May 15
Published 5/8/19

Three Fishermen Honored for Saving Man in Suburban Lake
Published 5/7/19

Three Men Honored After Saving 71-Year-Old Fisherman from Silver Lake
Published 5/7/19

How Three Anglers Helped Save Man from Drowning at Blackwell Forest Preserve
Published 5/7/19

Patrons Take in Opening Day Views of Overlook at Greene Valley Forest Preserve
Published 5/4/19

Watch Out for Turtles Crossing Roads
Published 5/3/19

Have You Discovered Waterfall Glen?
Published 5/3/19

DuPage Reminds Drivers to Watch for Turtles
Published 5/3/19

Reining in the Long-Term Care of an Old Landfill: A Sustainable Case Study at a Forest Preserve
Published 5/1/19

Suburban Golf Course To Use Solar Energy
Published 4/29/19

Greene Farm Barn Design Challenge
Published 4/27/19

Picking Up Litter for Earth Week
Published 4/26/19

Native Plant Sale, Greene Valley Scenic Overlook, Free Wood Chips
Published 4/26/19

District 203 Students Present Concepts for Historic Barn Near Naperville
Published 4/25/19

Fullersburg Wildflower Walk Reveals Ephemeral World, Abloom for a Short Time
Published 4/24/19

Birds in Danger: How One Group is Working to Change Chicago's Landscape
Published 4/22/19

DuPage County Forest Preserve Stabbing Deemed a Hoax. Officials Say
Published 4/17/19

Teen Injured on Trail at DuPage County Forest Preserve
Published 4/16/19

Naperville High-schoolers to Present Plans for Repurposing Greene Farm Barn
Published 4/16/19 

Solar Energy Project Planned for Addison Golf Course
Published 4/16/19

Cook County Pet Owners Warned of Spring Coyote Dangers
Published 4/15/19

Introducing the 2019 Leading Fleets
Published 4/10/19

Baby Animal Season at the Willowbrook Wildlife Center
Published 4/9/19

DuPage Forest Preserve Continues Restoration Project
Published 4/5/19

Earth Week Activities to Help Folks Reconnect with Nature Around Naperville
Published 4/5/19

Chicago is Most Dangerous City for Migratory Birds, Study Finds
Published 4/4/19

Illinois: Spring Trout Season Opens April 6
Published 4/4/19

Wildlife Baby Season
Published 4/2/19

DuPage Forest Preserve District Plans Native Plant Sale, Garden Lectures
Published 4/2/19

Spotlight on Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Published 4/1/19

Garden Visitors
Published 3/27/19

Volunteers Keep DuPage County Forest Preserves Beautiful
Published 3/25/19

Insider Tips for Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in Darien
Published 3/25/19

DuPage to Begin Spring Controlled Burns to Protect Native Plants
Published 3/15/19

So You're Starved for Nature
Published 3/13/19

Weekend Fun for Chicago Kids
Published 3/13/19

10 Things to Do Over Spring Break in the Suburbs
Published 3/12/19 

Presale Orders Being Taken for Native Plant Sale
Published 3/8/19 

Careful Before Pulling 'Weeds' That May Be Native Plants
Published 3/6/19

Baby Farm Animals Steal the Show at Kline Creek Farm
Published 3/4/19

Tiny Turtle Beau Survives Near-Drowning After Zookeepers Perform CPR on Endangered Animal for 2 Hours
Published 3/3/19

Affordable Spring Break Fun in the Chicago Suburbs
Published 3/3/19

DuPage to Use Grant to Fund Picnic Pavilion Work
Published 3/1/19

Sign of Spring: Maple Sap Events Crop Up Around Western Suburbs
Published 3/1/19

Forest Preserve Online Auction
Published 2/28/19

Waterfall Glen Chosen Best Park/Forest Preserve
Published 2/27/19

(Maple) Sap on the Rise
Published 2/27/19

Weekend Fun for Chicago Kids
Published 2/27/19

10 Maple Syrup Events in and Around Chicago
Published 2/20/19

Maple Sugaring at Kline Creek Farm
Published 2/19/19

Turtle with Rare Genetic Condition Adopted by Suburban Ecologist
Published 2/18/19

Larson Appointed
Published 2/15/19

A Net Gain for Illinois Conservation Police: Jed Whitchurch Becomes Captain
Published 2/6/19

Ask Geoffrey: How Does Edens Expressway Stay Billboard-Free?
Published 2/6/19

Ice Fishing and Back Again, Sorta: Chicago Fishing, Midwest Fishing Report
Published 2/5/19

Mayslake Wonders of Winter Offers Ice Fishing, Snowshoeing and S'Mores
Published 2/4/19

With Deep Freeze Over, Time to Worry About Roof Damage, Flooding and Potholes
Published 2/2/19

Winter on the Farm
Published 1/29/19

DuPage County Offices, Forest Preserves Closed Jan. 30
Published 1/29/19

5 Things to Do in the Western Suburbs Feb. 1-7
Published 1/25/19

Learn About Efforts to Save Endangered Turtle
Published 1/24/19

Ad Hoc Committee Formed for Greene Farm Barn
Published 1/23/19

Can There Be a Suburban Ice Fishing Season Now?
Published 1/23/19

Lecture on Saving Blanding's Turtle Population Set for Jan. 24 in Prospect Heights
Published 1/20/19

Committee to Brainstorm Uses for Forest Preserve's Greene Farm Barn
Published 1/18/19

DuPage Forest Panel to Explore Uses for Historic Barn
Published 1/8/19

Artist Proposals Sought for Mayslake Peabody Estate Exhibit
Published 1/7/19

DuPage County Forest District Offers Day Camps
Published 1/7/19

Volunteers Clear Invasive Species in DuPage Forest Preserve
Published 1/5/19

Wizards, Wands and Wildlife
Published 1/4/19

Safe, Winter Fun Abounds in the Western Suburbs
Published 1/4/19

Top News Stories of 2018 in DuPage County
Published 1/3/19

Wednesday Weekend Windup
Published 1/2/19

Strap on a Pair and Give Them a Go
Published 12/30/18

Suburbs Focus on Family, Kids for New Year Activities
Published 12/29/18

This 20-Minute Illinois Sleigh Ride Takes You through a Winter Wonderland
Published 12/22/18

Our Favorite Animal Stories of 2018
Published 12/21/18

Mayslake Peabody Estate Hosts Fantasy-Themed Wildlife Program
Published 12/20/18

New Trail Coming to Forest Preserve Near Wayne
Published 12/18/18

Step Back into the Past During Tours of Kline Creek Farm
Published 12/12/18

Five Things to Do in the Western Suburbs
Published 12/10/18

Hard Water Classic Ice Fishing Tourney Jan. 12
Published 12/8/18

Holiday Festivals 2018: Lights, Cookies and Visits from Santa
Published 12/5/18

DuPage Forest Preserve Plans to Allocate $12 Million for Clubhouse
Published 12/5/18

DuPage County Calendar of Events Dec. 5-8
Published 12/4/18

Ice Fishing Regulations
Published 12/3/18

Celebrate the Season in the County's Natural Spaces
Published 11/30/18

10 Things to Do in the Western Suburbs Dec. 7-11
Published 11/29/18

DuPage Offering Winter Sports in Naperville
Published 11/29/18

Snow Days
Published 11/29/18

Looking for Santa? Here's Where You Can Find Him in the Suburbs
Published 11/27/18

DuPage Forest Preserve Permits on Sale Dec. 1
Published 11/23/18

Wednesday Weekend Windup
Published 11/21/18

17 Free Holiday Activities for Kids in Chicagoland
Published 11/19/18

Looking for Turkeys in DuPage County
Published 11/18/18

Donor to Match Forest Preserve Donations
Published 11/16/18

Addante Joins Friends Board
Published 11/16/18

Forest Preserve Panel to Explore Ideas for Historic Barn Near Naperville
Published 11/12/18

Greene Farm Barn Committee Formed
Published 11/9/18

Family Trailblazers
Published 11/9/18

Nature Restoration Efforts to Include Controlled Burns
Published 11/7/18

Ad Hoc Committee Being Formed to Explore Greene Farm Barn Uses
Published 11/6/18

New Trail Planned for St. James Farm Near Warrenville
Published 11/5/18

Coyote Watch
Published 11/2/18

Three Governments Work to Develop Branch of River
Published 10/31/18

Winfield Town Focus 2018
Published 10/30/18

New Riverside Trail in the Works in Glen Ellyn
Published 10/26/18

DuPage County to Conduct Controlled Burns
Published 10/26/18

DuPage Forest Preserve President Supports East Branch River Trail
Published 10/25/18

DuPage County, Forest Preserve and Glen Ellyn Working to Develop New Trail
Published 10/25/18

DuPage County to Schedule Controlled Burns of Forest Preserves
Published 10/24/18

Harvest Time Comes to Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago
Published 10/20/18

Committee to be Formed for Greene Farm Barn
Published 10/19/18

What to Consider When Building a Fleet Facility
Published 10/19/18

$1.5 Million in Recreational Trails Program Grants Awarded
Published 10/19/18 

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner Announes $1.5 Million in Recreational Trails Program Grants
Published 10/18/18

Gov. Rauner Announces $1.5 Million in Recreational Trails Program Grants
Published 10/17/18 

Why Tourism is Thriving in the Suburbs
Published 10/17/18

DuPage County Calendar of Events: Corn Harvest
Published 10/16/18

Kane County Calendar of Events: Corn Harvest
Published 10/16/18

Recreational Areas Get $1.5 Million in Federal Grant Money
Published 10/16/18

Grants to Help Develop Recreational Trails
Published 10/16/18

Green Farm Barn
Published 10/16/18

Five Things to Do in the Western Suburbs Oct. 19-21
Published 10/15/18

Aurora, DuPage Get Grant Money for Trail Projects
Published 10/15/18

Horses Rule at Fall Festival at Danada
Published 10/14/18

10 Places to Look for Fall Colors in the Chicago Suburbs
Published 10/14/18

Naperville Scout Repurposes Bridge Originally Built by Eagle Scout Who Died in Iraq
Published 10/13/18

Celebrate the Horse at Danada's Fall Festival
Published 10/11/18

Deer-Vehicle Collisions Increase
Published 10/9/18

DuPage County Calendar of Events Oct. 10 – Oct. 14
Published 10/9/18 

Suburban Tourism Thriving
Published 10/9/18

Darien City Council Approves Controversial Truck Terminal Without Height Variance
Published 10/9/18

Illinois Fall Trout Season Opens Oct. 20 at Lock 14
Published 10/9/18

Where to See Fall Colors in the Suburbs
Published 10/9/18

Public Pushes Interest for Greene Farm Barn
Published 10/5/18

8 Awesome Autumn Nature Events
Published 10/5/18

Check Out Some Halloween Fun in the West Suburbs
Published 10/4/18

Fall Trout, Fly-Fishing Season Opens in October
Published 9/28/18

Oak Brook Town Focus 2018
Published 9/27/18

The Making of a Truly Memorable Event
Published 9/27/18

Illinois Fall Trout Season Opens Oct. 20
Published 9/27/18

Find Some Fall Fun at These West Suburban Festivals
Published 9/26/18 

Center Works to Increase Freshwater Mussels
Published 9/23/18

Public Wants Improvement of Greene Farm Barn
Published 9/21/18

Museum Day: Free Admission at These Illinois Museums Saturday
Published 9/21/18

We Can Learn to Coexist with Coyotes, Says Wildlife Ecologist
Published 9/20/18

Forest Preserve Planning More Improvements to St. James Farm
Published 9/18/18

8 of the Prettiest Spots to See Fall Colors
Published 9/18/18

Living History on Kline Creek Farm
Published 9/18/18

6 Best Spots for Leaf Peeping Around Chicago
Published 9/18/18

Forest Preserve and Shedd
Published 9/17/18

Fall Trout Season to Open at DuPage County Location in October
Published 9/17/18

The Amazing Monarch Migration
Published 9/16/18

Officials Celebrate Completion of Flood Control Project Near Salt Creek
Published 9/15/18

No Shell Game Here
Published 9/15/18

Shedd Aquarium Welcomes 24 Endangered Blanding's Turtle Hatchlings
Published 9/14/18

5 Chicagoland Locations Perfect for Taking Fall Family Photos
Published 9/14/18

Get Free Museum Tickets to Smithsonian Museum Day
Published 9/13/18

Shedd Aquarium to Help Effort to Save Blanding's Turtles in DuPage
Published 9/12/18

Darien City Council Puts Brakes on Truck Terminal Proposed Near Waterfall Glen
Published 9/11/18

Hinsdale Flood Control Project Completed
Published 9/11/18

Outdoor Concert at Mayslake Sept. 9, Dairy Day at Kline Creek Farm
Published 9/10/18

Flood Control Project Completed in Hinsdale
Published 9/7/18

Dairy Day Comes to Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago
Published 9/6/18

Darien Rejects Sterling Bay Warehouse Near Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve
Published 9/6/18

1890s Country Fair at Kline Creek Farm
Published 9/4/18

Kline Creek Farm Takes Visitors Back in Time
Published 9/3/18

10 Bike Trails for When the Lakefront Trail Doesn't Cut It
Published 8/31/18

Urban Stream Research Center Open House
Published 8/31/18

Kline Creek Country Fair to Present Old-Fashioned Fun
Published 8/29/18

Kline Creek Farm Hosts Educational Country Fair
Published 8/23/18

Rabid Bat Awareness
Published 8/21/18

DuPage Forest Preserve Board Member Has Concerns About Warehouse Proposed Near Waterfall Glen
Published 8/21/18

Into the Woods: Slithering Through DuPage County
Published 8/19/18

Free Admission with Smithsonian's Museum Day Live!
Published 8/15/18

Yoga Programs with FPDDC
Published 8/13/18

The Preserve at Oak Meadows Golf Scene TV
Published 8/12/18 

Time Travel: Best Living History Museums Near Chicago
Published 8/10/18

Suburban Heroes: How Forest Officers Made Split-Second Decision that Saved Man
Published 8/4/18

The Future of the Greene Farm Barn
Published 8/4/18

Seven Young Seagulls Return to the Wild After Rehab in DuPage County
Published 8/1/18

Residents Provide Ideas for Historic Barn Near Naperville
Published 7/31/18

Column: When Transit Fleets are Converted to Run on Alternative Fuels, It Saves Consumers Money. Here's Why.
Published 7/30/18

Yoga Classes at Greene Valley Forest Preserve
Published 7/30/18

Possible Uses for the Greene Family Barn in Naperville to be Discussed at Monday Meeting
Published 7/29/18

Cicadas a Noisy, Natural Part of Summer — No Precautions Required
Published 7/25/18

Suburban 'Skunk Epidemic' Survival Tips
Published 7/23/18

Cicadas Singing the Song of Late Summer
Published 7/22/18

Let's Get Out and Explore Nature This Summer
Published 7/21/18

Clarkson: Mayslake Exhibit Teaches of State's People During Illinois Bicentennial
Published 7/18/18

Five Things to Do for $5 (or Less) in the Suburbs This Weekend
Published 7/18/18

Festivals: Summer Celebration, Greek Fest, Concerts and More
Published 7/18/18

DuPage Forest Preserve Continues to Pursue Clubhouse Project
Published 7/17/18

Put Off Rebuilding Oak Meadows Golf Clubhouse? DuPage Forest Board Debates
Published 7/12/18

2018 Summer Bucket List
Published 7/11/18

13 Best Public Golf Courses in Illinois and Wisconsin
Published 7/9/18

Series Showcases Forest Preserves When the Birding is Best
Published 7/6/18

Summer is Tick Season
Published 7/6/18

Wednesday Weekend Windup
Published 7/4/18

Hiking Beneath a Full Moon
Published 6/30/18

Kline Creek's Independence Day Celebration with a Twist
Published 6/29/18

Living History: Interview with Lisa Carpenter
Published 6/27/18

Newsmakers Making a Difference: Willowbrook Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Center
Published 6/26/18

Sensory Garden Playground in Lisle Set to Expand
Published by 6/24/18

Forest Preserve Plans to Stabilize River at Mallard Lake
Published 6/18/18

Residents Give Input for Greene Barn
Published 6/16/18 

Greene Barn Open House
Published 6/15/18

New Trail Link Opens
Published 6/14/18

How Do Forest Preserves Watch for West Nile?
Published 6/13/18

Forest Preserve Opens Off-Leash Dog Area in Darien
Published 6/11/18

DuPage Golf Course  a Winner
Published 6/9/18

Greene Farm Barn to Have Open House
Published 6/8/18 

DuPage River Trail Grows
Published 6/8/18

Golf Inc. Honors Restoration of The Preserve at Oak Meadows
Published 6/7/18

DuPage River Trail Linking Will and DuPage County Preserves Is Now Open
Published 6/7/18

Public Welcome to Share Ideas for Interior of Greene Farm Barn
Published 6/7/18

Forest Preserve Asks Public's Opinion on Historic Barn's Future
Published 6/6/18

Forest Preserve Seeking Ideas for Historic Barn Near Naperville
Published 6/5/18

Newly Opened Trail Links Whalon Lake in Will County to Greene Valley in DuPage
Published 6/4/18

DuPage River Trail Segment Linking Will & DuPage County Preserves is Now Open
Published 6/2/18

DuPage River Trail Linking Will, DuPage County Opens
Published 6/2/18

Spotlight on Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Published 6/1/18

Redesigned Addison Golf Course Passes Early Test
Published 6/1/18

McDowell Grove Bridge Opens
Published 5/30/18

Class: Kayaking Basics
Published 5/30/18

Just for Kids Fishing Derby
Published 5/25/18

McDowell Forest Preserve Bridge Reopens
Published 5/25/18

McDowell Grove Entrance Now Open After Bridge Replacement
Published 5/25/18

Coyote Update
Published 5/25/18

Forest Preserve District Recognizes Volunteers
Published 5/23/18

Turtles Crossing, District Honors Its Volunteers
Published 5/23/18

Memorial Day Weekend Brings Fests, Services and Patriotic Parades
Published 5/23/18

Wednesday Weekend Windup
Published 5/23/18

Fun and Fabulous Free Things to Do in Chicago with Kids
Published 5/21/18 

Adorable Puppy Brought Into Police Station Wasn't a Dog At All
Published 5/17/18

Equal Fun for Everyone — Head Outside to Play
Published 5/16/18

Good Samaritan Who Thought They Were Saving a Stray Puppy, Actually Picks Up Wild Coyote
Published 5/15/18 

Wily Baby Coyote Mistaken for a Puppy Dog, Turned in to Illinois Police
Published 5/15/18

'Cute Puppy' Brought Into Police Station Turns Out to Be a Coyote
Published 5/15/18

'Cute Puppy' Brought Into Illinois Police Station Turns Out to be Coyote
Published 5/15/18

Nine Places to See Animals in the Chicago Area
Published 5/14/18

Bird-watchers Flock to Migratory Bird Day Event
Published 5/12/18

Turtle Alert
Published 5/11/18

Coyote Mistaken for Puppy Brought to Police
Published 5/11/18

'Lost Puppy' in Bartlett Actually a Coyote
Published 5/11/18

'Puppy' Rescued From Roadside Turns Out Not To Be a Dog at All
Published 5/11/18

Resident Brings Coyote to Police, Thinking It Was a Stray Puppy
Published 5/11/18

It's a Puppy! Nope, It's Actually a Coyote
Published 5/10/18 

'Lost Puppy' Brought to Police Turns Out To Be Coyote
Published 5/10/18

That's No Pet — Stray Coyote Pup Turned Over to Bartlett Police
Published 5/10/18

Small and Slow Creatures Are Roadway Targets
Published 5/8/18

Chicago Mother's Day Guide 2018
Published 5/7/18

Hummingbirds Make Home in DuPage
Published 5/4/18

Forest Preserve District Holding Native Plant Sale
Published 5/4/18 

Project Works to Boost Number of Mussel in Kane, McHenry Counties
Published 5/2/18

Wheaton Park District Wants to Build Disc Golf Course on Forest Land
Published 5/2/18

Tollway to Provide Millions for Creek Restoration Near Warrenville
Published 5/1/18

Three Events to Get on the Calendar for May
Published 5/1/18

Turtles, Cardinals, Walleye, American White Pelicans: Notes, Chicago Outdoors
Published 4/30/18

Watch Out for Turtles
Published 4/30/18

Butterfly Monitor Workshop
Published 4/27/18

Turtle Crossing: DuPage Drivers Need to Watch Out for Reptiles on Roads
Published 4/26/18

DuPage County Asks Motorists to Look Out for Turtles Crossing Roads This Spring
Published 4/25/18

Watch Out for Turtles on the Road This Spring
Published 4/25/18

McDowell Grove Forest Preserve Expected to Reopen in May
Published 4/24/18

How to Handle Baby Animals This Spring
Published 4/24/18

Heron Rookery No Longer at Naperville Site Being Eyed by Developer
Published 4/20/18

2018 Native Plant Sales in the Chicago Suburbs
Published 4/13/18

Fullersburg Woods Trail Temporarily Closed for Repaving
Published 4/13/18

Residential Development North of Nokia Proposed
Published 4/11/18

Houses Could Be Coming to Naperville Spot that Chicago Symphony Considered
Published 4/9/18

Volunteer Workdays Planned for Earth Day in Naperville
Published 4/6/18

Volunteers to Help Restore Danada Forest Preserve in Wheaton
Published 4/6/18

Bridge to Be Razed at Waterfall Glen Near Darien
Published 4/3/18

DuPage Forest Preserve Scraps Plan to Acquire Site Near Bartlett
Published 4/3/18

Rainbow Trout Season Starts in DuPage
Published 3/30/18

Gone Fishin'
Published 3/29/18

Clarkson: Fullersburg Woods Offers Help to Go Native in Planting, Attract Pollinators
Published 3/28/18

15 Things to Do with the Kids March 26 to April 1
Published 3/25/18

The Best Places for Hiking Near Chicago
Published 3/16/18

Hike in Fullersburg Woods
Published 3/16/18

Presale Offered for Forest Preserve Plant Sale
Published 3/16/18

Hiking Trails Around Chicago to Hit Up This Spring
Published 3/8/18

Glen Ellyn to Start Leasing McKee House Sooner Than Anticipated
Published 3/7/18

Tapping Trees, Tasting Sap in West Chicago Farm to Learn 1890s Syrup Story
Published 3/3/18

50 Free Things to Do with Kids in Chicago
Published 3/2/18

12 Maple Tapping Events in the Chicago Suburbs
Published 2/27/18

Maple Syrup Festivals are Nature's Sweetest Celebrations
Published 2/22/18 

Suburban Nature Lovers Join Great Backyard Bird Count
Published 2/19/18

Wednesday Weekend Windup: Taffy, Trees, Snow Fleas and More
Published 2/14/18

Improvements Planned for Dunham Forest Preserve Near Wayne
Published 2/13/18

Fullersburg Woods' Romantic Hike Offers 'Unique' Date Night
Published 2/10/18

Artwork for New Exhibit Sought
Published 2/9/18

Winfield to Extend Its Borders By Annexing Forest Preserve Land
Published 2/6/18 

Coyote Season
Published 2/2/18

50 Coyote-Related Calls in Naperville Since December, Police Say
Published 2/1/18

Wednesday Weekend Roundup
Published 2/1/18

Images: See This Morning's Super Blue Blood Moon
Published 1/31/18

Super Blue Blood Moon Appears in Chicago Sky
Published 1/31/18

Lunar Eclipse Greets Early-Rising Stargazers
Published 1/31/18

Five Things to Know about the Lunar Trifecta Starting Tuesday
Published 1/30/18

Six Places to See Some Cool Animals
Published 1/26/18

Cougar Proves Elusive After Reported Sightings in DuPage County
Pubilshed 1/24/18

More Cougar Sightings in DuPage County?
Published 1/22/18

Officials Warn of Possible Cougar in Chicago Area
Published 1/22/18

Possible Cougar Spotted in Suburban Forest Preserve
Published 1/21/18

Reports of Cougar Sighting in DuPage Forest Preserve Prompts Investigation
Published 1/21/18 

Cougar Sighting Investigated in East Branch DuPage Forest Preserve; What to Do if You See a Cougar
Published 1/20/18

Willowbrook Celebrates Bald Eagle Day
Published 1/20/18

Cougar Sighting Reported in DuPage County
Published 1/20/18

Possible Sighting of Cougar in DuPage County
Published 1/19/18

Possible Cougar Sighting in Forest Preserve Under Investigation
Published 1/19/18

Possible Sighting of Cougar in DuPage
Published 1/19/18

Possible Cougar Sighting in DuPage Forest Preserve
Published 1/19/18

Reports of Cougar Sighting in DuPage Forest Preserve Prompts Investigation
Published 1/19/18

Places to Snowshoe in the Chicago Suburbs
Published 1/16/18

Curious Hawk Flies Into Naperville Mercedes-Benz Dealership
Published 1/15/18

2017 Birding Highlights from Suburbs and Beyond
Published 1/15/18 

Anglers Show It's Never Too Cold to Fish at Hard Water Classic
Published 1/13/18

Ice-Fishing Events, Boat Show, Some Free Murseum Days
Published 1/12/18

Low-Budget Greening
Published Jan. 2018

Wednesday Weekend Windup
Published 1/10/18

Ice Fishing Grows As Deep Freeze Fades: Chicago Fishing, Midwest Fishing Reports
Published 1/9/18

Chicago Winter Attractions Worth Bundling Up For
Published 1/8/18

Tubing at Blackwell Forest Preserve: Mount Hoy
Published 1/7/18 

Wizards, Wands and Wildlife to Educate Public About Wildlife, Plants
Published 1/5/18

Ice Fishing Tournament, Forest Preserve District Open House
Published 1/5/18

Wednesday Weekend Windup
Published 1/3/18

Low-Budget Greening for Fleets and Maintenance Facilities
Published 1/1/18

DuPage Forest District to Complete Two Regional Trails
Published 12/22/17

Beat Winter Break Boredom
Published 12/22/17

Crews Remove Tainted Soil from St. James Farm
Published 12/20/17

Just Add Snow
Published 12/20/17

DuPage Forest Preserve Looking to Acquire Former Nursery
Published 12/19/17

Kline Creek Farm: WGN Morning News Around Town with Ana Belaval
Published 12/18/17

How Are You Keeping Your Kids Busy This Winter Break?
Published 12/17/17

Guide to Watching Snowy Owls in Lake County
Published 12/15/17

DuPage Forest Preserve District Wins Green Award
Published 12/15/17

How Our Green Star Winner Tamed the Floods
Published 12/14/17

Did They Find a Better Way?
Published 12/13/17

Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition Honors Propane-Powered Fleets
Published 12/13/17 

Chicago Area Clean Cities Recognizes Top Green Fleets
Published 12/13/17

Old Fuel Tanks, Tainted Soil Being Removed from Preserve Near Warrenville
Published 12/11/17

Ice Fishing Regulations for Public Sites: Around Chicago Fishing
Published 12/11/17

Six Magical Places in Illinois Where You Can Take a Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride
Published 12/9/17 

Chicago Area Clean Cities Recognizes Top Green Fleets for 2017
Published 12/8/17

Chicago Area Governments Get Green Fleet Awards
Published 12/8/17

Willowbrook Wildlife Center Moves Ahead with Construction of New Raptor House
Published 12/5/17

Snowy Owl Found Outside Suburban Office Building Released Back into the Wild
Published 12/1/17

Local Fa-La-La: Where to Catch Holiday Concerts This December
Published 11/29/17

Help Fund Key Forest Preserve Projects on #GivingTuesday Nov. 28
Published 11/22/17

DuPage Area Coyote Sightings Increase in Winter
Published 11/20/17

Forest Preserve District Seeks Project Funding
Published 11/17/17

Black Friday Alternative: #OptOutside in the 'Burbs
Published 11/16/17

Coyote Sightings Increase in Winter: Forest Preserve
Published 11/15/17

Five Places to Experience an Old-Fashioned Christmas in the Chicago Suburbs
Published 11/14/17 

Thursday Doors – Mayslake Outside
Published 11/2/17

Equestrian Excellence on Display at Danada Fall Festival
Published 11/1/17

DuPage Forest Preserve Wants Input
Published 10/27/17

Forest Preserve to Do Controlled Burns
Published 10/27/17

DuPage County Forest District Surveying Residents on Priorities
Published 10/26/17

Will County Joins Endangered Species Recovery Effort
Published 10/26/17

DuPage County Forest Preserve District to Hold Community Meeting in Darien
Published 10/25/17

Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra Musicians at Mayslake Series Opens Season with 'Classical Jazz'
Published 10/24/17 

Volunteers Help Kline Creek Farm Get Ready for Winter
Published 10/21/17

Forest Preserve Projects
Published 10/20/17

Fall Trout Season Starts Saturday in Illinois
Published 10/20/17 

Festivals: Halloween Happenings in the Suburbs
Published 10/18/17

Volunteers Help Bring in Harvest at Kline Creek Farm
Published 10/17/17 

DuPage Forest Preserve Expected to Hire Architect for Clubhouse
Published 10/16/17

People Band Together to Help Wounded Bald Eagle by Side of Southland Road
Published 10/12/17

Sports Leagues, Shoppers, Outdoor Adventurers Drive Robust Tourism Growth
Published 10/12/17

Oak Brook's First Folio Unleashes Daring 'Man-Beast'
Published 10/11/17

Corporate Event Hot Spots in the Western Suburbs
Published 10/11/17

Clarkson: Fitness Walk in Fullersburg Woods Yields More Than Exercise
Published 10/11/17 

Rare Herons Thriving But Keep Falling Out of Their Nests, Zoo Says
Published 10/11/17

Review: Fine Time for a Werewolf Story in 'The Man-Beast' at First Folio
Published 10/10/17

Legendary Jazz Musicians Willie Pickens and Peter Lerner Perform at Mayslake
Published 10/9/17

Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre Celebrates World Premiere of the Man-Beast
Published 10/9/17

Horses Steal Show at Danada Fall Fest
Published 10/8/17

Suburban Motorist Finds Bald Eagle on Side of Road
Published 10/7/17

Naperville Halloween Family Fun for Free (Or Really Close) This Weekend
Published 10/7/17

Five Things to Do This Weekend in the Suburbs
Published 10/6/17

Horses Big Draw to Danada Fall Festival
Published 10/5/17

Brook Forest Third-Graders Take in Nature at Fullersburg Woods
Published 10/5/17

Fairs & Festivals: Scarecrows, Pumpkins, Oktoberfests, Oh My!
Published 10/4/17

The Man-Beast, Women in Jeopardy and More Slated for First Folio's 2017-18 Season
Published 10/4/17 

Theater Openings Oct. 6-12
Published 10/3/17

Illinois' DuPage County Preps for Fall Rainbow Trout Season
Published 10/2/17

DuMore in DuPage
Published 10/1/17

Kudos October 2017
Published 10/1/17

Fall Means Fests, Wagon Rides and Ghost Stories in the DuPage Forest Preserves
Published 9/29/17

Theater Events: Werewolf Tale 'Man-Beast' Opens at First Folio
Published 9/28/17

DuPage Forest Preserve Closing Three Lakes for Restocking Oct. 1
Published 9/26/17

Danada Fall Festival to Honor Champion Pucker Up
Published 9/25/17

McDowell Grove Bridge Construction Begins
Published 9/22/17

Ed Stevenson: The Man Behind the Massive Renovation at Oak Meadows
Published 9/22/17

Springbrook Guard House to be Demolished
Published 9/22/17

Illinois' Vanishing Bugs and Why It Matters to Earth
Published 9/21/17

How to Help Birds Migrate Safely through Chicago
Published 9/20/17

Adopt a Blanding's Turtle in DuPage County
Published 9/19/17

Adopt a Turtle
Published 9/15/17

Danada Family Day Set for Saturday
Published 9/13/17

Experts Warn Motorists to be Careful of Deer on Roadways
Published 9/13/17

Deer Sightings Are on the Rise in Aurora, Causing Wrecks as Drivers Swerve
Published 9/13/17

Forest Preserve District Sets Master Plan Meetings
Published 9/8/17

'Zombie Coyotes Reportedly Seen in Suburbs, and Residents Warned to Stay Away
Published 9/7/17  

Cell Tower May Be Coming to Springbrook
Published 9/7/17

DuPage County Forest Preserve Holds Meetings for Five-Year Plan
Published 9/6/17 

Donation for Restoration
Published 9/4/17

Step Into the Past at Kline Creek Farm Country Fair
Published 8/24/17

DuPage County Opens Environmentally Conscious Public Golf Course Where Ben Hogan Once Reigned
Published 8/22/17

Scientists Bringing Endangered, Water-Cleaning Mussels Back to Local Waterways
Published 8/17/17 

1893 World's Fair to be Focus of Kline Creek Farm's 'Country Fair'
Published 8/16/17

Another Amenity Coming to Addison Golf Course
Published 8/15/17 

Mosquitoes in Burr Ridge, Hinsdale Test Positive for West Nile Virus
Published 8/15/17

Interchangeable Parts for Lures: The Audacity of an Idea Coming
Published 8/9/17 

The Preserve at Oak Meadows in Addison to Welcome Golfers on Monday
Published 8/4/17 

Partnership Promotes DuPage County Forest Preserves
Published 8/2/17

ComEd Green Program Awards Grants for Open Space Projects
Published 8/2/17

Conservation Grant to Restore Green Space
Published 8/1/17

Late Summer Great for Exploring Suburban Forest Preserves
Published 7/31/17 

Sports, Shoppers, Adventurers Drive Suburban Tourism Growth
Published 7/31/17

Where There's a Will
Published 7/31/17

Flood Concerns Led to Chicago Getting an Intriguing New Golf Course
Published 7/30/17

Oak Meadows Golf Course in Addison Soon to be Open to Public
Published 7/29/17

DuPage Tourism Looking to Stand on its Own
Published 7/27/17

District Needs $7.5 Million to Build Clubhouse at Golf Course in Addison
Published 7/26/17

DuPage Forest Commissioners Probably Won't Ax Pensions
Published 7/25/17

DuPage County Unveils New Tourism Brand
Published 7/25/17

Oak Meadows Timetable
Published 7/25/17

Archery Open House at Blackwell Aug. 5
Published 7/22/17

Fairs and Fests: Discover Mayslake
Published 7/19/17

Forest Preserves Key Component in DuPage County Attractions
Published 7/18/17 

DuPage Forest Preserve Looking to Buy Land
Published 7/17/17 

DuPage Forest District Works to Improve Butterfly Habitat
Published 7/17/17

Forest Preserve Collaboration to Connect Trails
Published 7/14/17

Districts Partner to Connect DuPage River Trail Between Two Counties
Published 7/11/17 

Catching the Views at the Greene Valley Scenic Overlook
Published 7/11/17 

DuPage, Will Trail Connector
Published 7/10/17

New Leader at Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Published 7/6/17

Trail to Connect DuPage, Will Forest Preserves in Naperville by 2018
Published 7/6/17

DuPage River, West Branch Work/Celebration: Mussels & 'River Warriors'
Published 7/2/17

Get to Know the 2017 Leading Fleets
Published July 2017

Forest Preserve Plans Mayslake Open House
Published 6/30/17

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Exploring Naperville's Trails
Published 6/25/17

Mussels Take Up New Life in DuPage River
Published 6/24/17

Forest Preserve Budget Approved
Published 6/23/17

Stevenson Named Permanent DuPage Forest Preserve District Chief
Published 6/22/17

Glendale Heights Gets OK to Demolish Old Guard House
Published 6/21/17

DuPage Forest District Employee Named New Leader
Published 6/20/17

DuPage Forest Preserve Poised to Name New Executive Director
Published 6/19/17

Fawell Dam Fix Could Save Taxpayers 'Tens of Millions of Dollars'
Published 6/17/17

Bobcat Sightings Up, Prove Elusive
Published 6/13/17

Forest Preserve Buildings Could Be Razed Near Glendale Heights
Published 6/12/17

Officials: Residents Support Proposed Clubhouse at Addison Golf Course
Published 6/9/17

Township Consolidation Measures Meant to Lower Taxpayers' Costs, Increase Efficiencies
Published 6/6/17

Naperville's Annual 'Great American Campout'
Published 6/2/17

McDowell Grove Forest Preserve Closing for Construction
Published 6/2/17

Proposed Trail to Connect Will and DuPage Counties
Published 6/1/17 

Forest Preserve Board Committees in Favor of Several Agreements
Published 5/31/17  

Forest Preserve Releases Endangered Turtles
Published 5/23/17

Blanding's Turtles Get a Boost in DuPage
Published 5/23/17

Mego: Hats Off to Forest Preserve District for Raising Mussels to Clean River
Published 5/5/17

Mollusks are Muscling in to DuPage Waterways, By Design
Published 5/4/17 

DuPage Forest Preserve Boosting Freshwater Mussels to Improve Waterways
Published 5/3/17

9,000 Mussels Deployed to Fight Pollution in DuPage River
Published 5/3/17

'Not Cute and Fuzzy' Endangered Mussels to be Released in DuPage River
Published 5/3/17  

Forest Preserve Flexes 9,000 Mussels for DuPage River Cleanup
Published 5/1/17

9K Mussels to Help Clean DuPage River in Illinois
Published 5/1/17

Homegrown Freshwater Mussels Could Help Keep DuPage River Clean
Published 4/29/17