Deer Management Program
Applications for the District's ​deer management program are ​now being accepted through 7/20 at 4:30 p.m. To apply, click here. Rules & Regulations for this program are posted here​.​
Earth Day Video
Check out our Earth Day 2018 video! Thank you to all our volunteers.
Job openings
We have various positions open, including summer intern/seasonal. See  ​Employment for details.​
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.​