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DuPage County Forest Preserve District holds the line on taxes for fourth consecutive year

Daily Herald (Posted 12/30/23)

Willowbrook Wildlife Center receives state grant

Daily Herald (Posted 12/10/23)

Project returning historic Mayslake Hall in Oak Brook to its former glory

Daily Herald (Posted 11/29/23)

It’s Fire Season — On Purpose — In the Region’s Forest Preserves. Cook County Has a New Map of Prescribed Burn Sites

WTTW News (Posted 11/17/23)

Restoring Mayslake Hall: What the future holds for historic Peabody mansion in Oak Brook 

Daily Herald (Posted 11/16/23)

Go & Show: Urban Stream Research Center, Birds in My Neighborhood and Illumination

Chicago Sun Times (Posted 11/16/23)

IDNR announces Wildlife Rehabilitation Facilities grant award (Posted 11/13/23)

Controlled burns planned at Kane, DuPage forest preserves

Chicago Tribune (Posted 11/10/23)

Why deer-related crashes may be on the rise right now and what to do if you hit one

NBC Chicago (Posted 11/8/23)

Best Places for Families to Live in DuPage County

Chicago Parent (Posted 11/7/3)
Daily Herald (Posted 11/1/23)

Photo Gallery: Horsin’ Around Day at Danada

The Courier (Posted 10/30/23)
Daily Herald (Posted 10/24/23)

Illinois County Named Best Place to Live In State May Surprise You

Newsbreak (Posted 10/17/23)

Vickroy: It’s time to give the unfairly maligned spider a little of the respect it’s due

Naperville Sun (Posted 10/16/23)

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County conducts lighting audit to reduce light pollution

Shaw Local News Network (Posted 10/11/23)
Daily Herald (Posted 10/10/23)

Spine-Chilling Tales Await at Mayslake’s Gothic Ghost Stories Event in Oak Brook

Country Herald (Posted 10/9/23)

Festivals Oct. 6-12: Oktoberfests, Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest, Scarecrow Fest and more

Daily Herald (Posted 10/5/23)

Native American Cultural And Environmental Center To Fill McKee House

Patch (Posted 9/28/23)

Illinois fall trout season opens in October

wgem (Posted 9/28/23)

18 Best Things to Do in Elmhurst, IL

Travel Lens (Posted 9/24/23)
Daily Herald (Posted 9/22/23)

DuPage County residents invited to shape future of forest preserves

Shaw Local News Network (Posted 9/17/23)

Glen Ellyn, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County sign agreement to preserve McKee House

Shaw Local News Network (Posted 9/13/23)

'Landfills can be desirable features': How they're doing that in DuPage County

Daily Herald (Posted 9/11/23)

Photos: Forest Preserve District of DuPage County holds annual rubber duck race

Shaw Local News Network (Posted 9/7/23)

When do hummingbirds leave Illinois? Here's when to expect peak migration

NBC Chicago (Posted 8/23/23)

West Suburban Community Pantry pays it forward with food for Willowbrook Wildlife Center

Daily Herald (Posted 8/23/23)

Nicor Gas awards $100,000 in environmental stewardship grants to 21 community organizations

Daily Herald (Posted 8/17/23)

What a relief: 4 DuPage County forest preserves to upgrade to flush washrooms

Daily Herald (Posted 8/11/23)

Protecting Blanding's turtles: How a grant could help species' survival in DuPage County

Daily Herald (Posted 8/3/23)

DuPage Forest Preserve District joins green energy group

Naperville Sun (Posted 7/28/23)

DuPage Forest Preserve District ranks among the nation's best for alternative fuel fleet

Daily Herald (Posted 7/25/23)

Support DuPage Forest Preserve Habitat Restoration and Wildlife Through A Night for Nature Sept. 14

Bugle Newspapers (Posted 7/24/23)

DuPage County’s Blackwell Forest Preserve offers activities for everyone

NCTV-17 (Posted 7/21/23)

DuPage Forest Preserve District’s fleet ranks among top in the nation

Shaw Local (Posted 7/21/23)

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County to hold online tree and shrub sale

Shaw Local (Posted 7/21/23)

Fundraiser to help restore DuPage County forest preserves

Shaw Local (Posted 7/19/23)

Paddling, fireflies, zip lining, archery among summer activities at area forest preserves

Daily Herald (Posted 7/16/23)

New 'Resident Hall' at Willowbrook Wildlife Center gives animals room to thrive

Daily Herald (Posted 7/7/23)

How do you treat contaminated rainwater at a DuPage County landfill? Let trees clean it.

Daily Herald (Posted 6/18/23)

Hidden Lake Debuts New Bridges For National Trail Day

Patch (Posted 6/13/23)

DuPage forest preserve police urge caution after car break-ins

Daily Herald (Posted 6/12/23)

Rubber duck race to support DuPage Forest Preserve District

NCTV (Posted 6/12/23)

Blackwell buildings overdue for overhaul, DuPage forest preserve leaders say

Daily Herald (Posted 6/8/23)

Photos: Cops and Bobbers fishing derby in Wheaton

Shaw Local (Posted 6/7/23)

Duck Race to benefit DuPage Forest Preserve District

Naperville Sun (Posted 6/7/23)

DuPage Forest Preserve plans new trail celebration in Wheaton

Shaw Local (Posted 6/7/23)

Free Kids' Fishing Derby To Be Held At Blackwell Forest Preserve

Patch (Posted 6/5/23)

Will hike for beer! Seven Midwest hikes with taprooms nearby.

WBEZ Chicago (Posted 6/2/23)

Spongy moth menacing? It's the caterpillar that ravages our trees' leaves: What's being done

Daily Herald (Posted 5/25/23)

Here are the Rankings for the 2023 Leading Fleets

Government Fleet (Posted 5/22/23)

Watch out for turtles in the road, DuPage Forest Preserve warns

CBS News Chicago (Posted 5/18/23)

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County warns drivers to watch out for turtles

FOX 32 Chicago (Posted 5/18/23)

DuPage Forest Preserve has turtle warning for drivers

CBS News Chicago (Posted 5/18/23)

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County connects people/nature

NCTV (Posted 5/16/23)

Time for some upgrades: Historic Danada House to get accessibility, other improvements next year

Daily Herald (Published 5/16/23)

Where you can expect construction projects in DuPage County forest preserves

Daily Herald (Published 5/11/23)

Windy City Walkers take part in 'Walk with GMA' in Oak Brook

ABC 7 Chicago (Posted 5/10/23)

Free wood chips available at Forest Preserve District's Native Plant Nursery May 20

Daily Herald (Published 5/4/23)
Daily Herald (Published 5/2/23)

How to see the Chicago skyline from Greene Valley summit near Naperville 

Daily Herald (Published 5/2/23)
WGN RADIO (Posted 4/27/23)
Shaw Local (Published 4/23/23) 

Graue Mill and Museum Opens for the Season April 15

Daily Herald (Published 4/12/23)

DuPage Forest Preserve District To Do Prescribed Burns

Chicago Tribune (Published 4/7/23)

West Chicago Mosquito Abatement District: 2023 Season Update

City of West Chicago (Published 4/8/23)

How Naperville will Create, Enhance Habitats for the Bees and the Butterflies

Daily Herald (Published 3/23/23)

Trout Fishing for Kids offered at Wood Dale Grove March 25

Daily Herald (Published 3/21/23)

Brief Tornado Reported Near Herrick Lake Forest Preserve

Daily Herald (Published 2/27/23)

Chicago Weather Alert: At least 2 Tornadoes Confirmed in Chicago Suburbs

CBS Chicago (Published 2/27/23)

DuPage Forest Preserve Board Retains Legislative Lobbyist

Daily Herald (Published 2/21/23)

Breaking New Ground: How Willowbrook Wildlife Center Will Cut Energy Use

Daily Herald (Published 2/20/23)

Tours Offer Glimpse Of Maple Syrup Making In DuPage County

Patch (Published 2/13/23)

Best County to Live in for Every State

Stacker (Published 2/10/23)

The Big List: 45 Places to Cross-Country Ski, Snowshoe and Sled in the Chicago Area

WBEZ (Published 1/12/23)

TV Show Filming At Waterfall Glen

Patch (Published 1/10/23)

Newly elected forest preserve district board sworn in

Daily Herald (Posted 12/9/2022)

DuPage County Forest Preserve permits to go on sale Dec. 1

Daily Herald (Published 11/20/22)

Get rare behind-the-scenes look at Illinois' first center dedicated to raising freshwater mussels

Daily Herald (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)

DuPage Forest Preserve District Program a Finalist for State Award

Daily Herald (Published 8/11/22)

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)