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Mission Statement

The mission of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is to acquire and hold lands containing forests, prairies, wetlands, and associated plant communities on lands capable of being restored to such natural conditions for the purpose of protecting and preserving the flora, fauna, and scenic beauty for the education, pleasure, and recreation of it citizens.

Description

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County has 10 programs

  • Danada Equestrian Center - Wheaton, assist with daily horse care
  • Volunteer Services assist with district mailings & at Special events
  • Fullersburg Woods - Oak Brook, help children & visitors discover nature through various activities
  • Kline Creek Farm - West Chicago, an 1890's farm where volunteers in period dress work the farm
  • Willowbrook Wildlife Center - Glen Ellyn, volunteers assist in rehabilitation of native injured & orphaned animals
  • Natural Resource Management workdays include seed collection, brush cutting, planting. Monitors vounteers needed as amphibian, bluebird, butterfly & drangonfly monitors
  • Trail Patrol volunteers enjoy hiking, bicycling while patrolling trails
  • Mayslake volunteers assist in gardening, interpretation, & events
  • Ranger volunteers assist with fishing, archery, kayaking,trail trimming, & cleanup
  • St James Farm -Winfield, Volunteers serve as program assistants & special events

dupageforest.org, 630-933-7233, volunteer@dupageforest.org

Website

http://dupageforest.org

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