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  Last year more people used the County's forest preserves than visited Yellowstone National Park.

Forest Preserve District Budget


Budgets and Statements from Commissioner Suffredin 

Forest Preserves of Cook County Budgets

2022 here

2021 here 

2020 here

2019 here

 all previous budgets are archived here

Commissioner Suffredin's Statements on the budget

Click here to read 2022

Click here to read 2021

Click here to read 2020

Click here to read 2019

2018 Statement on the Forest Preserve Budget

2017 Statement on the Forest Preserve Budget

2016 Statement on the Forest Preserve Budget

2015 Statement on the Forest Preserve Budget

2014 Statement on the Forest Preserves Budget



Click here to read previous budgets



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