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Isle a la Cache Scenery by Sue Scimeca
Girls Eating Smores by Glenn P. Knoblock
Frozen Grass by Sarah Agent
Little Boy Snowshoeing
Geese at Lake Renwick by Joe Wittenkeller
Girl and Dog by Glenn P. Knoblock
Oak Trees at Goodenow Grove by Suzy Lyttle
Sledding at Goodenow Grove by Glenn P. Knoblock
Highlights - Forest Preserve  Features
Moment of Zen with a Beaver Moment of Zen with a Beaver
Video: Well, wood you check out this beaver along Centennial Trail doing its thing. Read More >>
Enjoy Winter in the Preserves Enjoy Winter in the Preserves
Winter is here, so it's time to bone up on all of the frosty fun offered by the Forest Preserve District of Will County. Read More >>
5 Reasons to Enjoy Nature This Winter 5 Reasons to Enjoy Nature This Winter
Cold and snowy weather is no reason to stay indoors waiting for spring. Read More >>
The Citizen Newsletter
Smithsonian's 'Water|Ways' Flows Into Four Rivers Smithsonian's 'Water|Ways' Flows Into Four Rivers
The Smithsonian Institution's traveling exhibit opens in Channahon on January 28. Read More >>
Workshops Scheduled for Volunteer Plant Monitors Workshops Scheduled for Volunteer Plant Monitors
Native plant enthusiasts who are interested in monitoring rare and endangered species in Will County forest preserves are being encouraged to sign up for a training workshop. Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Construction Along Old Plank Road Trail:
Construction is taking place along a portion of the Old Plank Road Trail near Interstate 80 in New Lenox. More

 
Save the Date for Forest Preserve's Moonlight Concerts and Food Truck Fridays:
Summer may seem like a long way off, but it's never too early to mark your calendars for some fun events being offered by the Forest Preserve District of Will County in June, July and August. More

 
Improve the Planet by Becoming a Beekeeper:
The Forest Preserve District of Will County is expanding its beginning beekeeping program from one session to six in an effort to better prepare enrollees for their new lives as honeybee hosts. More

 
[VIDEO] The Ruins That Remain at Joliet Iron Works Historic Site:
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site offers a great opportunity to enjoy a short hike while also taking in local history. More

 
Whalon Barn Lives On After Removal:
Every hook, rusty chain, pulley, nail, hinge and board that could be salvaged from the Whalon Lake Barn was salvaged as the structure was removed recently from its forest preserve home in Naperville. 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

 
2017 Picnic and Camping Permits Available January 3:
Once the holidays are over and the new year begins, it's time to start planning a 2017 Forest Preserve District of Will County picnic or camping outing. More

 
     
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