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    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is offering a variety of special "Fall Colors" programs to take full advantage of the magnificent beauty of the season. See stunning fall displays by hiking, biking, paddling or enjoying a hayride through some of the District’s 60 forest preserves.  

      Experience the outdoors in a new and exciting way this summer at "Treetop Adventure," a seven-acre, two- to three-hour trek through the forest canopy of Bemis Woods in Westchester.  

      Local group provides the tools and expertise to help area residents in need grow their own fresh produce

      In Cabin Fever, Tom Montgomery Fate boldly follows in the Walden-like steps of Henry David Thoreau. He builds his own cabin, lives in it and describes a life "getting back to nature." In doing so, he not only commits himself to the environment, but to simplicity and self-sufficiency as well.…