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Mission Statement
We are stewards of our county's natural and historic resources through conservation, education and the compatible outdoor recreation experiences we provide at Champaign County's Forest Preserves.


Phone: (217) 586-3360 | Fax: (217) 586-5724 | Email: hq@ccfpd.org

Springtime Herb Garden for Kids
Saturday, April 26
Museum Education Center, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 950 N Lombard, Mahomet, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Your child will first learn some science related to seeds and germination. Then we will plant a variety of herb seeds in special pots to take home. $3 per child. Registration required; (217) 586-2612 or cbarnard@ccfpd.org.

Archaeological Investigations at the Meneley Mill Site
Sunday, April 27
Brian Adams, Illinois State Archaeological Survey
Museum of the Grand Prairie, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 950 N Lombard, Mahomet, 2 p.m

 

We are excited to spread the news that on Saturday the Governor’s office released the announcements of the ITEP grants and the Champaign County Forest Preserve District was the recipient of two grants. One for the Kickapoo Rail Trail and the second for the Route 47 Bike Path in Mahomet, Illinois. The latter is a joint effort with IDOT, the Village of Mahomet and the CCFPD.

Donate to the Kickapoo Rail Trail.

A Benefit for the Kickapoo Rail Trail
With the Champaign County Forest Preserve District & the Vermilion County Conservation District

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Summer Camp Registration
Starts March 1
We offer 8 great camps for kids 3-11; Golf Camps for kids 8-17. More information on summer camps.