The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County will hold its hike for adults on Feb. 9 at Fullersburg Woods. Registration is required.
Wednesday, January 30
Love is in the air. For the outdoorsy lovebirds out there, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County has romantic evening planned in advance of Valentine’s Day. The forest preserve district is hosting its Valentine’s Day tradition, the “Romantic Night Hike” at the Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center in Oak Brook. The hike will be held Feb. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. Couples, who register, will be invited to stroll along lantern-lit paths that meander through the woods, while enjoying the sound of burbling water as the Salt Creek passes under the scenic bridges, according to the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. In addition, there will be hot chocolate and at the end of the trail there will be a fire for roasting marshmallows and…
The results of an external investigation will be turned over to the DuPage County State's Attorney Office.
Friday, November 18, 2011
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County announced Friday in a statement on the district's website that two administrative employees were suspended without pay for a possible misuse of taxpayer funds and/or resources. The suspensions came after the district hired an external expert who examined the situation, according to the statement. One of the employees resigned Nov. 7. The other was terminated on Nov. 15. The district is not identifying them at this time. Based on the external expert's findings, the statement said, the matter is being referred to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office for further review. District officials said they will have no further comment while the matter is reviewed by law enforcement.