About Us

Mission and Vision

Mission + Vision

To acquire… and hold lands containing one or more natural forests or parts thereof or lands connecting such forests or parts thereof.

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Board of Commissioners

Board Meetings

Information on the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, board meetings, and more…

 

 

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History

History

Three definitive phases mark the history of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. The first deals with the actual formation of the District.

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Private Event Facilities

Private Event Facilities

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County’s Mathew Bieszczat Volunteer Resource Center can be rented out for private parties, weddings, birthdays and more.

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Departments

Departments

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County is made up of eight departments.

 

 

 

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FOIA

Freedom of Information Act

Members of the public may make requests for inspection or for copies of public records for the FPDCC under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”).

 

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Budget

Budget

The 2014 budget continues to move the district towards greater accountability and efficiency, while also better aligning with its mission to preserve and protect the natural lands and beauty of the forests

 

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jobs and hiring

Jobs and Hiring

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County works closely with Cook County government’s Bureau of Human Resources for recruitment, selection, classification, compensation, training and termination of Forest Preserve District personnel.

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affiliates

Affiliates

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County works closely with other organizations throughout the region. Check out some of our partners!

 

 

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Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County