Emerald Ash Borer Information

2017 Land Acquisition & Preserve Improvement Referendum

Vote: April 4, 2017

IMAGE: 2017 Referendum brochure cropped
The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is asking citizens to vote on a referendum authorizing the issuance of $50 million in general obligation bonds for the District. Approval would allow land acquisition, restoration and improvement programs to continue. Proceeds would be used to acquire at least 2,000 - 2,500 acres of new open space, and make various preserve improvements. For more information:

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See our slide PRESENTATION

Maple Sugaring Days

March 11-12, 2017; 1-4 p.m.​

LeRoy Oakes
​Don’t miss our celebration of spring! Learn how to tap a maple tree and try it yourself. Watch sap simmer over an open fire as it thickens to syrup. Join us on a “Sugarin’ Time” hike to learn how to distinguish maples from other trees. Sample pure, local syrup. Plus, check-out interactive exhibits inside Creek Bend Nature Center. Bring the whole family for this fun, FREE program. Make this your spring tradition!

​For more information​, call 630-444-3190.

Combined Forest Preserve & County Board Meeting Calendar