The Compass newsletter

Stay up to date on the happenings in Will County's forest preserves by subscribing to our digital newsletter, The Compass! The Compass provides the latest news, upcoming events, and fun information for the whole family.

Subscribing is easy and free of charge. Just fill out the form below. You will receive a new issue of the newsletter in your email inbox each week. Your information is private and will not be used for any other purpose.

Please note that subscribers will only receive a digital version of the newsletter via email and will not receive a printed newsletter in the mail. If you require the newsletter in an alternate format, please contact us online or call 815-727-8700.

Be sure to also check out our other digital newsletters:

  • Get Going, to stay up to date on upcoming District programs and events. 
  • Flock and Feather, a monthly newsletter with a variety of information appealing to birders of all levels.
  • Canine Quarterly, a newsletter specifically for dog park visitors.

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The Forest Preserve District protects and enhances Will County’s natural and cultural resources for the benefit of current and future generations.


Bringing People and Nature Together

Guiding principles

  • Staying true to our purpose.
  • Being good stewards.
  • Connecting people and nature.
  • Focusing on wellness.
  • Working with others.
  • Promoting sustainability.