News Releases

"The Ups and Downs of Dining in the Gilded Age" Experience at Mayslake May 4

History buffs and food fans, discover the lives of 1920s servants and the households they supported during “The Ups and Downs of Dining in the Gilded Age” on Sunday, May 4 at Mayslake.

"Plowing" Demonstrations at Kline Creek Farm May 3 and 4

Visit Kline Creek Farm to see the fields prepared for planting with horse-drawn implements during “Plowing” demonstrations May 3 and 4.

Greene Valley Hill to Open for Season May 3

See a soaring hawk, launch a model glider and more from the scenic overlook at Greene Valley, which opens for the season May 3.

Forest Preserve District Recognized for Outstanding Fleet

The District has received two honors for outstanding fleet operations, the “100 Best Fleets of North America” program and Government Fleet magazine’s inaugural top 50 “Leading Fleets” competition.

Scholarships Available for Kline Creek Farm Kids Camps

Kline Creek Farm invites low-income DuPage County families to apply for scholarships for “Kline Creek Farmhands” summer camps for kids.

District to Host Online Surplus-Items Auction Starting April 28

The District will host an online auction of vehicles and equipment on starting at Monday, April 28 at 12:01 a.m.

Forest Preserve District Launches Public Opinion Survey

As part of its large-scale strategic planning process, the District released a survey to solicit public input on a variety of forest preserve topics.

'Recycling Extravaganza' At Fullersburg Woods April 26

As part of its “Eco 30: 30 Days of Living Green” celebration, the District invites visitors to a “Recycling Extravaganza.” April 26.

Seasonal Trail Maintenance Underway In Forest Preserves

Now that the ground has finally thawed, crews are busy repairing ruts along 145 miles of trails to ready them for the peak visitation season.

Sheep Shearing At Kline Creek Farm April 26 And 27

The District invites the whole family to Kline Creek Farm to find out how wool goes from sheep to the shop.
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