News Releases

District Sends Surplus Items to Auction

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is sending surplus items to the auction block online throughout September and in person on Sept. 17 at 4:30 p.m.

Mayslake Hosts Golf Historian and Humorist Sept. 16

Join PGA trick-shot artist and WGN-TV personality Peter Longo for “A Short Course on the Long History of Golf” Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. at Mayslake Peabody Estate.

Sept. 13 'Dairy Day at St. James Farm' to Explore 1900s Farming

Head to St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Warrenville for a look at early 20th-century dairy farming at the free “Dairy Day at St. James Farm” on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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.
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