Residents can bid on exclusive DuPage County forest preserve
opportunities from helping train a bobcat to joining a prescription burn during a live auction at "A Night for Nature" in Wheaton.
If you'd rather enjoy daytime relaxation on a white sand beach, an eclectic mix of music and entertainers by starlight, or an historic battleground complete with military artifacts and ruins, the Forest Preserve
day-use areas are your best bets.
Parcel 4, consisting of 670 acres, adjoins the Catskill State Park and Forest Preserve
, and has several small hunting cabins.
The Forest Preserve
District of Kane County will be replacing the bridge.
First, the legislature prohibited, in an 1883 law, the sale of state-owned forestlands; henceforth, the cutover land reverting to the state for back taxes could not be resold and would be designated as part of a "forest preserve
." Then in 1892, the legislature established the Adirondack Park with a "blue line" encompassing all the bits and pieces of state-owned forest-preserve land thus far accumulated, with the hope that more would be acquired.
The entrance to the Fox River Forest Preserve
and Fred Fest is on Roberts Road, west of River Road, in Port Barrington.
"I liked working at Ethel's Woods, being outside and meeting new people," said Grace Regnier, while building a fence with her team and sister Lilly at Raven Glen Forest Preserve
Crews will perform the tree work in a way to minimize the need for lane closures on westbound Dundee Road closest to the forest preserve
The West Branch DuPage River flows through the 465-acre McDowell Grove Forest Preserve
, providing fishing opportunities and attracting waterfowl and shorebirds such as egrets and great blue herons.
On June 11, Lake County Forest Preserve
President Angelo Kyle unilaterally canceled the 27-year tradition of Civil War Days hosted at the Lakewood Forest Preserve
in Wauconda, originally scheduled to take place mid-July.