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Wednesday, May 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Turtle season means keeping your eyes peeled for hatchlings in parks, forest preserves »
Turtle season means keeping your eyes peeled for hatchlings in parks, forest preserves Watch your step. Official...
Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Golf: A sport for good players, good people »
Golf: A sport for good players, good people Kurt “Turtle” Rogers tells me I might own the record when it comes to...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coyotes Have Moved into Parks Across the United States — Now What? »
Coyotes Have Moved into Parks Across the United States — Now What? The coyote has been celebrated and reviled in Amer...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC says tick, mosquito, flea-related illnesses on the rise »
CDC says tick, mosquito, flea-related illnesses on the rise Doctors from the Centers for Disease Control and Preventi...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chicago's future must be green »
Chicago's future must be green Riding the train from the western suburbs to Union Station is a potent reminder o...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Students help Living Lands wrap trees »
Students help Living Lands wrap trees Organized in assembly lines, students at Bettendorf Middle School spent thei...
Thursday, March 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAPD Announces New Member Benefit Through Partnership with SSCI »
IAPD Announces New Member Benefit Through Partnership with SSCI The Illinois Association of Park Districts works to p...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children »
The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children Many parents today spent their childhood riding their bikes and playing game...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Playgrounds for an Aging Population »
Playgrounds for an Aging Population At the new playground at the Marion Diehl Senior Center in Charlotte, N.C., a presc...
Wednesday, August 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jogging in forest twice as good as trip to gym for mental health »
Jogging in forest twice as good as trip to gym for mental health A jog through a forest can cut the risk of suffering...
Tuesday, June 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free Recycling Bins for Parks, Athletic Fields, Waterfront Parks »
Free Recycling Bins for Parks, Athletic Fields, Waterfront Parks The DCEO Office of Energy and Recycling has asked IAPD...
Friday, October 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mighty oak's legacy could depend on statewide efforts to save it »
Mighty oak's legacy could depend on statewide efforts to save it Lauded through the ages as a symbol of strength, the mi...
Friday, February 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leader Jim Durkin Named Legislator of the Year »
Leader Jim Durkin Named Legislator of the Year Representative Jim Durkin of Western Springs was presented with the I...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Groups Emphasize Water Safety »
Groups Emphasize Water Safety In the last two months, eight children have died in water-related accidents in Illinois.&...
Thursday, October 24, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAPD + DCEO = FREE Opportunity for IAPD Members »
IAPD + DCEO = FREE Opportunity for IAPD Members The Illinois Association of Park Districts continues to partner wit...
Thursday, October 17, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois State Police release official gun ban sign before concealed carry law goes into effect »
Illinois State Police release official gun ban sign before concealed carry law goes into effect Illinoisans planni...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Change in liability rules could promote recreational access »
Change in liability rules could promote recreational access After seven years of trying, a bill to protect landowners f...
Thursday, November 29, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Buckthorn an aggressive pest »
Buckthorn an aggressive pest The buckthorn growing in your garden is a serious threat to forest preserves and other natu...
Thursday, November 1, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Getting kids outdoors makes them happier, healthier – and smarter »
Getting kids outdoors makes them happier, healthier – and smarter To Liza Sullivan, a mother of two, the Earth is more t...
Monday, June 25, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
GOVERNOR QUINN ANNOUNCES OVER $12 MILLION FOR PARKS AND OPEN SPACE IN ILLINOIS »
GOVERNOR QUINN ANNOUNCES OVER $12 MILLION FOR PARKS AND OPEN SPACE IN ILLINOIS Governor Pat Quinn today announ...
Thursday, December 1, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Yoga a growing trend for youth »
Yoga a growing trend for youth Count kids among the people joining the yoga craze in the United States.Yoga-loving...
Friday, September 2, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budgets grow as area towns fight the spread of emerald ash borer »
Budgets grow as area towns fight the spread of emerald ash borer It was in June 2006 when the first emerald ash borer i...
Tuesday, August 23, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park Pentathlon Makes Debut At Illinois State Fair »
Park Pentathlon Makes Debut At Illinois State Fair The Illinois State Fair and the Illinois Association of Park Distric...
Monday, August 22, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Event highlights activities at Illinois parks »
Event highlights activities at Illinois parks Officials say a "park pentathlon" at the Illinois State Fair featuring t...
Thursday, August 4, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Weapon in Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Detection Found »
New Weapon in Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Detection Found New predator helps fight Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Researchers con...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Concussion-Wary Ivy League to Limit Full-Contact Practices »
Concussion-Wary Ivy League to Limit Full-Contact Practices In an effort to reduce the number of concussions and subconc...
Monday, July 11, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recreation Department Is First to Require Concussion Testing »
Recreation Department Is First to Require Concussion Testing Vinny Ciurciu, a linebacker for the NFL's Detroit Lions,...
Thursday, July 7, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Quinn Promotes Summer Jobs and Internship Program for Teens . »
Governor Quinn Promotes Summer Jobs and Internship Program for Teens As part of his jobs agenda, Governor Pat Quinn tod...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois Conservation Corps to employ more than 2,500 teens and young adults »
Illinois Conservation Corps to employ more than 2,500 teens and young adults An Illinois jobs program will employ...
Tuesday, June 21, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stay Active While Enjoying the Outdoors this Summer »
Stay Active While Enjoying the Outdoors this Summer Summer is officially here, and you’re probably finding more and mor...
Friday, June 10, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drain Cover Recall Leaves Questions, Confusion »
Drain Cover Recall Leaves Questions, Confusion Aquatics professionals were left scrambling in the wake of a pre-Memoria...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Teens Want to Save Lake in the Hills Skate Park »
Teens Want to Save Lake in the Hills Skate Park When 13-year-old Ali Tawoosi found out less than two weeks ago on Facebo...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Think Safety First When Planning Pool Fun »
Think Safety First When Planning Pool Fun As you head out to the local municipal pool—or just hang in the back yard—be...
Monday, June 6, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hundreds Of Bike Riders Help Kick Off New Des Plaines Bike Trail »
Hundreds Of Bike Riders Help Kick Off New Des Plaines Bike Trail As many as 300 local bike riders helped launch the new...
Wednesday, June 1, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Consumer Group, Madigan Warn of Pool Drain Risks »
Federal Consumer Group, Madigan Warn of Pool Drain Risks Could you or your child be at risk of drowning from being caugh...

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