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Sunshine through Leaves by Jim Kloss
American White Pelican by Paul Dacko
Fall Fest 2016 by Glenn P. Knoblock
Wooly Bear Caterpillar by Barb Ferry
Hickory Creek Bikeway by Glenn P. Knoblock
Asters at Hunters Woods by Glenn P. Knoblock
Volunteer Workday by Glenn P. Knoblock
Riverview Farmstead Scenery by Dorian Jarrette
Highlights - Forest Preserve  Features
Preserve the Moment Photo Contest Preserve the Moment Photo Contest
This year's contest has several new features including a new name, a longer time period, monthly photo judging and online participation. Read More >>
The Preserves, in 360-Degree Photos The Preserves, in 360-Degree Photos
These stunning, interactive photos are sure to inspire you to venture outdoors. Read More >>
Leave No Child Inside Leave No Child Inside
The Forest Preserve District of Will County is taking action to reverse the dangerous trends created by children's disconnection from nature. Read More >>
The Citizen Newsletter
Help Preserve the Preserves as a Volunteer Help Preserve the Preserves as a Volunteer
There are ample opportunities to help enhance biodiversity in the District and to keep the preserves healthy and teeming with native flora and fauna. Read More >>
Interactive Map Updated for Mobile Devices Interactive Map Updated for Mobile Devices
The Forest Preserve District of Will County's interactive map, which debuted in 2014 for desktop computers, is now compatible with mobile devices. Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Detour Set for October 1 Workday at Thorn Creek Woods:
Some of the volunteers who plan on attending a Forest Preserve District of Will County workday at Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve in Park Forest on Saturday, Oct. 1, will have to take a detour to get to the work site. More

 
Photos: 2016 Fall Fest at Goodenow Grove:
The turnout for the annual event was great and the weather was even better. More

 
Forest Preserve Foundation Donates $5,000 to Keep Nature Education Programs Free:
A $5,000 donation from the Friends of the Forest Preserve foundation will keep the Forest Preserve District of Will County's nature education programs free for students this school year. More

 
Forest Preserve Oaks Serve as Witnesses to History:
The Forest Preserve District of Will County has thousands of trees on its 22,000 acres. But at Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve in Crete Township, one tree stands out. More

 
The Nine Most Instagrammable Spots In the Preserves:
For the hardcore Instagram users, what are the hottest spots guaranteed to provide the perfect shot sure to impress your followers? We're here to help. More

 
     
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