Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Loan Box

Tracking Loan Box

The Tracking Loan Box introduces us to clues that wildlife leave behind. From footprints in the snow or mud to scat and physical alterations to the environment, wildlife is all around us. 

Suggested grades: Kindergarten – 5

*Unique Forest Preserve District loan box
Weight: 21 lbs.
Box dimensions: L26" x W16" x H14"


Box Contents

Open the Tracking Loan Box (PDF) to view its contents.



Standards Explored


  • 2-LS4-1 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
  • 3-LS3-2 Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
  • 3-LS4-3 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
  • 4-LS1-1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
  • 5-PS1-3 Matter and Its Interactions


Reserve This Loan Box

Forest Preserve District loan boxes are free to reserve up to 14 days. Loan boxes may be picked up Wednesday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the District's headquarters at 3S580 Naperville Road in Wheaton. For more information, call 630-850-8118.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the loan boxes may be unavailable. All loan boxes are quarantined and disinfected following CDC guidelines after each reservation.

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