Job openings
We have a Facility Assistant position and an HR/Volunteer Services position open. See  ​Employment for details.​
It's burn season
​Trained Forest Preserve staff and volunteers will be conducting prescribed burns at various preserves, this fall. See our 10/26 press release for details.
Adopt a Turtle!
Help support Blanding's turtle conservation in Kane County with the Foundation's new Adopt a Turtle program!​
Learn more​.​
Nicor Gas Project at Burnidge FP
Users of Burnidge FP/Paul Wolff Campground will notice a tree-clearing project within the area. This is a Nicor Gas project, for which they had legal rights. See more info, here.​

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Special events at Creek Bend Nature Center
Creek Bend Nature Center is available for private rental. Located within LeRoy Oakes, this facility is perfect for weddings, receptions, parties or other special events. ​Open showings are Wednesdays from 3-7 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Call 630-444-3064 to reserve the facility for your special event.
Barbara Belding Lodge
at Brewster Creek
The Barbara Belding Lodge​ within Brewster Creek Forest Preserve is available for private rental, for your next gathering. Open showings are on Wednesdays from 3-7 p.m. No appointment is necessary. To reserve the facility for your special event, call 630-444-3064.