News Releases

Forest Preserve District Launches Online Trail Survey

Help the District's efforts to improve trailside signs and access to maps by taking a short survey on now through Dec. 5.

Kayaking and Camping on 'Weekend River Trip' Nov. 1 and 2

Join an overnight program of kayaking, camping, nature exploration and more during “Weekend River Trip” on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 1 and 2.

Art Classes for Adults at Mayslake Begin in October

Artists, enhance your skills through three different six-part classes for adults that begin in October at Mayslake Peabody Estate.

Volunteers Needed for "Make a Difference Day" Oct. 25

Volunteer to lend a hand removing litter and enhancing the environment at East Branch Forest Preserve during “Make a Difference Day” Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon.

DuPage Forest Preserves Offer Fall Color Views

Get out and experience the season’s short-lived woodland color displays at DuPage County’s forest preserves.

Kline Creek Farm's Annual 'Corn Harvest' Oct. 11 - 13

Head to Kline Creek Farm for 1890s fun in the fields during “Corn Harvest” on Oct. 11, 12 and 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

District Offers Outdoor Cast-Iron Cooking Class Oct. 5

Get a taste of cast-iron cooking during a family-friendly program on Oct. 5 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Blackwell Forest Preserve in Warrenville.

Spooky Family Fun at 'Halloween Night Walks' Oct. 24 and 25

Tickets for the annual “Halloween Night Walks” at Fullersburg Woods go on sale Saturday, Oct. 4 at 9 a.m.

Poison Ivy Positively Delicious to Group of Grazing Goats

Goats devour their lunch of poison ivy and other noxious plants at Blackwell Forest Preserve.

Mayslake Peabody Estate Offers Art Courses for Adults

Mayslake Peabody Estate invites artists to enhance their skills or explore new techniques through two upcoming adults-only classes beginning Oct. 6.
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