News Releases

Kline Creek Farm Hosts Mark Twain at Aug. 7 "Evening in the Country"

Enjoy a visit from celebrated author, lecturer and humorist Mark Twain at Kline Creek Farm's "Evening in the Country" on Aug. 7.

Sign Up for Paddling Fun in August in DuPage Forest Preserves

This summer the Forest Preserve District is offering several paddling programs for visitors who want to learn how to enjoy this popular activity.

District Seeks Visitors' Photos for Online Centennial Album

To celebrate its centennial in 2015, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is compiling a special online history album and invites visitors to bring photos and written memories for the project kickoff.

Mayslake Peabody Estate Offers Art Camps for Teens

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites young artists to explore their skills during "Girls Write On!" Aug. 4 – 8 and "Teen Art Camp" Aug. 11 – 15 at Mayslake Peabody Estate.

Open Houses Aug. 2 Showcase Recreation and Restoration

Experience two special facilities at Blackwell during the free Archery and Urban Stream Research Center open houses on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Restoration at Historic Ben Fuller House to Begin in Fall

The District will begin work this fall to restore the 1840s Ben Fuller House at Fullersburg Woods in Oak Brook to become a public education center.

Lend a Hand at the District's Native Plant Nursery

Help native habitats thrive by lending a hand during a volunteer workday at the native plant nursery at Blackwell Forest Preserve.

Archery Fun Shoots Offer Friendly Competition for Kids

Young archers, sharpen your skills at “Archery Fun Shoot” tournaments Wednesdays July 23 and Aug. 20 at Blackwell's archery range.

So You've Seen a Snake? No Need to Be Scared

It’s summer, when snakes are on the move, and the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County reminds visitors that these animals pose no danger to humans.

District Opens New Off-Leash Dog Area at Mayslake July 26

Celebrate the opening of the new off-leash dog area at Mayslake Forest Preserve on Saturday, July 26 during a ribbon-cutting at 9 a.m. and the “Hot Diggity Dog Day” open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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