News Releases

St. Jimmy Shimmy 5K Run/Walk for the Whole Family Sept. 27

Join the second annual “St. Jimmy Shimmy 5K Run/Walk” for kids and adults on Sept. 27 at 5 p.m. at St. James Farm Forest Preserve.

Forest Fitness Walks Fall Series Begins Sept. 8

Adults, join some brisk weekly exercise along a variety of trails during the “Forest Fitness Walks” fall series Mondays from 8:30 to 10 a.m. beginning Sept. 8.

Summer in Bloom at Forest Preserve District Prairies

Striking displays of blooms are blanketing the county’s prairies, hit the trails to see some summer colors.

Biondo Retires; Lapinski to Lead Forest Preserve District

Biondo set to retire from the Forest Preserve District on Sept. 2. District names Lapinski as executive director.

Forest Preserve District Recognized for Financial Report

The District has once again been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association.

Night Hike and S'mores at Fullersburg Woods Aug. 30

Explore the exening woods and eat some campfire treats during the new “Night Hike and S’more-gasbord” on Saturday, Aug. 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Fullersburg Woods.

Country Fair at Kline Creek Farm Aug. 30 and 31

Bring the whole family to Kline Creek Farm for the annual “Country Fair” on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30 and 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

District President Reappoints Jay Mitchell to Ethics Committee

n Tuesday, Aug. 5 District President D. “Dewey” Pierotti Jr. appointed Jay Mitchell of Naperville to a second two-year term on the District’s ethics committee.

Sign Up for Fishing Experiences in DuPage Forest Preserves

Discover a few of the many locations for fishing in the forest preserves during several programs in August.

Sign Up For Summer Nature Hikes in DuPage Forest Preserves

Join several free nature hikes in August in a variety of settings to experience the outdoors.
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