News Releases

Coyote Sightings Increase in Winter

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County reminds DuPage residents that coyote sightings may increase between now and February as young leave their parents in search of mates and territories to call their own.

2015 Picnic and Camping Reservations Begin Jan. 2

Holiday dates fill quickly for popular sites Permits for Forest Preserve District of DuPage County picnic areas and campsites for 2015 will go on sale at 8 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at District headquarters at 3S580 Naperville Road in Wheaton.

Play It Safe Outdoors In Winter

Simple steps to keep you safe during outdoor winter activities.

Area Residents Invited to Participate in Annual Christmas Bird Count

Area birding enthusiasts are invited to join the DuPage Birding Club in the 115th annual Christmas Bird Count Dec. 14 and 20 at various DuPage County forest preserves.

Find Unique Gifts at Mayslake Holiday Market Dec. 12 and 13

Dozens of vendors offer handmade and specialty items.

Two Holiday Concerts Hosted at Mayslake in Early Dec.

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Mayslake Peabody Estate at 1717 W. 31st St. in Oak Brook will host two holiday concerts, with performances by Acappellago on Sat., Dec. 6 and the Elmhurst College Jazz Band on Dec. 9.

Forest Preserve District Offers Winter Outdoor Activities

From ice fishing to dog sledding to snowshoeing there's plenty of reasons to get outside and play this winter.

Forest Preserve District Approves 2015 Tax Levy

Tax levy for 2015 calls for slight decrease over the prior year.

Forest Preserve District Offers Unique Gift Ideas for Giving Tuesday

Look no further than the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County for one-of-a-kind gift ideas for Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving on Dec. 2 to kick off the holiday giving season.
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