Stay Connected

We have many ways for you to stay connected with DuPage forest preserves! From text alerts to social media channels to subscribing to e-newsletters and The Conservationist, we keep you informed.


Text Alerts

Text any of the keywords below (one keyword per text) to 866-743-7332 for text alerts* on closures and other important updates about the off-leash dog areas, archery range, private watercraft, or our three golf courses. Message and data rates may apply.


* Full Text Messaging Terms and Conditions (PDF)


Social Media

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube for the latest news, photos and videos related to DuPage forest preserves.


The Conservationist

The quarterly Conservationist showcases DuPage forest preserves and the great ways to enjoy them with articles on native plants and wildlife, recreational features, history and current projects.

Subscribe for free if you're a DuPage resident ($5 annually for nonresidents), and you can read recent issues and several from the archives online 24/7.



Sign up to receive a variety of e-newsletters with timely information about programs, events and other happenings. Our general e-newsletter contains articles on recent Commission actions and accomplishments in conservation as well as updates about wildlife. Subscribe to one of our free e-newsletters today! 


Nature's Storyteller's Blog

Sign up to receive weekly blogs about nature in our DuPage forest preserves.


Catching Nature Blog

Sign up to receive blogs about how folks catch nature in our preserves.