News Releases

Sign Up For Summer Nature Hikes in DuPage Forest Preserves

Join several free nature hikes in August in a variety of settings to experience the outdoors.

Restoration Initiative Beginning at Spring Brook

The District and several partner agencies will restore 2.3 miles of Spring Brook that runs in part through St. James Farm and Blackwell forest preserves.

Danada Equestrian Center Accepting Lesson Applications

Danada Equestrian Center is accepting applications for its Introduction to Horsemanship I and II riding programs which begin on July 29.

Springbrook Off-Leash Dog Area Closes for Trail Repairs Aug. 11

Improvements to Springbrook Prairie's off-leash dog area begin Aug. 11.

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.
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