Emerald Ash Borer Information

Campground Vendor Weekend

Big Rock Campground &
Paul Wolff Campground

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Interested in camping RVs but not sure where to start? Check out our Campground Vendor Weekend at Paul Wolff Campground and Big Rock Campground​. We will have technicians on hand at both campgrounds to answer questions, along with RVs to tour. General RV staff will b​e at Paul Wolff on 9/23 from 3-7 p.m., 9/24 from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., and 9/25 from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Vacationland staff will be at Big Rock on 9/24 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

National Public Lands Day

Saturday, Sept. 24; 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.​​

Burnidge Forest Preserve & Paul Wolff
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Calling all volunteers: Be a part of the nation's largest, single-day, volunteer event to improve public lands — National Public Lands Day! On NPLD at Burnidge Forest Preserve, we'll have plenty of activities to mark the occasion, ​including: tree planting, brush clearing, a seed-ball making station and more. Plus, visit conservation agency booths and enjoy live music. See our NPLD flyer​ for more details.​

Harvest of the Acorn Moon

​Sunday, Oct. 2; 1-4 p.m.

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Back by popular demand it'​s Harvest of the Acorn Moon​! Join us for this autumn celebration at Oakhurst Forest Preserve. We'll have pumpkin painting, games, guided hikes, nature crafts, folk music and more. Admission is free; there is a nominal charge for pumpkin painting and crafts.​

Combined Forest Preserve & County Board Meeting Calendar