News Releases

District to Host Online Surplus-Items Auction Starting April 28

The District will host an online auction of vehicles and equipment on govdeals.com/dupageforest 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.

District Accepting Online Orders For Native-Plant Sale

The sale offers over 130 species of native flowers, grasses, shrubs and trees suitable for sun and shade.

"Chicago's Sweet Candy History" at Mayslake Peabody Estate April 22

History buffs and those with a sweet tooth, join a lecture on “Chicago’s Sweet Candy History” on Tuesday, April 22 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Mayslake.

Silver Lake at Blackwell Now Ready for Boating Season

The ice has melted, and Silver Lake at Blackwell is ready to once again welcome boaters for the season that begins in April.

Prescription Burns to Benefit Forest Preserve Habitats

Neighbors and passersby may soon notice signs of the District's prescription-burn program at select sites.

Wildlife Residents Must Conform to New Regulations Beginning April 1

As part of a new initiative announced April 1, the Forest Preserve District's resident wildlife meet new standards for green living.
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