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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 >>
Lower Rock Run: The Snowy Flyover Lower Rock Run: The Snowy Flyover
A snow-covered landscape can be a beautiful thing, and we couldn't resist taking to the air to show off the first snowfall. Read More >>
Meet Smash Meet Smash
Smash was rescued in 2010 after he was found wandering in a forest preserve and can be seen at the Plum Creek Nature Center. Read More >>
The Citizen Newsletter
Bundle Up for Winter Birding Bundle Up for Winter Birding
If you love bird-watching in the spring, summer and fall, don't stop in the winter, because there is a whole host of avian characters to observe. Read More >>
Preserve Foundation Launches Fundraising Campaign Preserve Foundation Launches Fundraising Campaign
Friends of the Forest Preserve District is inviting forest preserve fans to donate to its "Restore Will County" fundraising effort. Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Raccoons Go Out on a Limb to Capture Photo Contest Win:
Young raccoons cavorting on a tree branch upped the cuteness quotient in the Forest Preserve District of Will County's Preserve the Moment photo contest in November. More

 
Enjoy Winter Activities in the Forest Preserves:
Winter is near, so it's time to bone up on all of the frosty fun offered by the Forest Preserve District of Will County. More

 
Monee Reservoir Visitor Center to Close this Winter:
The Monee Reservoir Visitor Center will close from January 15 through February 28, which is a change from past years when the building remained open year-round. More

 
Program Aides Needed at Isle a la Cache:
Isle a la Cache Museum in Romeoville is looking for interpreter aides to assist with programs and become knowledgeable in a wide range of interpretive programs. More

 
Forest Board Approves First Bikeway Plan:
After two years of planning and a 30-day public comment period, the Forest Preserve District of Will County's Board of Commissioners approved the plan at its November 10 meeting. More

 
Forest Preserve District Announces 2017 Event Schedule:
Looking for something fun to do throughout the coming year? The Forest Preserve District has a variety of events planned for 2017 that will be sure to please. More

 
     
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