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Village Council Transitions

Congratulations to the newly elected officials of the Downers Grove Village Council who will be sworn into office on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.  Read more...


Paper Shredding: May 8

The Village of Downers Grove, in partnership with Accurate Document Destruction, will host a Paper-Shredding Event on Saturday, May 8, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. until noon at Village Hall, 801 Burlington Ave. (Fenced-in lot off Curtiss St.) Read more...


Avoid Volcano Mulch

Mulch OUT, Not UP....to avoid mulch "volcanoes".

A mulch "volcano" is a large pile of mulch that is often too deep, but also incorrectly piled against the stem or trunk of a tree. This technique can lead to disease and decay problems.

The Village, together with our partners at the Conservation Foundation, would like to remind everyone how to avoid volcanoes in your landscape. Read more...


Rain Barrel Sale 2021

The Village of Downers Grove and The Conservation Foundation are teaming up to offer rain barrels for sale. Rain barrels are large containers that capture rainwater at the end of a downspout and store the water for later use, such as watering plants. Read more...


Native Tree and Shrub Sale: Online Orders Start May 4

Add a native tree or shrub to your home landscape for $30 through the 2021 Downers Grove Native Tree & Shrub Sale. Planting native trees and shrubs in your home landscape adds beauty and shade to your yard, and turns it into a water conserving haven for wildlife and your family. Read more...