News Releases

Water-Usage Stamps on Sale Now at Forest Preserve Headquarters

Stamps needed for non-motorized watercraft on Illinois waterways.

Romantic Night Hike Offered at Fullersburg Woods Feb. 7

Special evening walk for couples near Valentine's Day holiday

Embrace the Season at 'Wonders of Winter' Feb. 7

Enjoy all things winter at the free, family-oriented "Wonders of Winter" at Mayslake Peabody Estate.

Volunteer Open House Jan. 10 And Info Session Feb. 5

Volunteers needed for year-round programs and one-time workdays.

New Digital Photography Classes Offered at Mayslake Peabody Estate

Adults can learn new skills in a variety of photography classes at Mayslake.

'Hard Water' Classic Ice Fishing Tourney Set for Jan. 10

Ice anglers of all ages are invited to test their skills against hundreds of competitors at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s “Hard Water Classic” ice fishing tournament noon – 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 10 on the 62-acre Silver Lake at Blackwell Forest Preserve in Warrenville.

Mayslake Peabody Estate Offers Three New Art Classes

Mixed Media and Collage, Quilt Making and Relief Printmaking on Tap at Historic Building

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.
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