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Sunshine through Leaves by Jim Kloss
Girls at Goodenow Grove Fall Fest by Glenn P. Knoblock
Runyon Preserve Autumn Scenery by Ron Molk
Woman and Dog at Howloween Hoopla by Glenn P. Knoblock
Wooly Bear Caterpillar by Barb Ferry
Riverview Farmstead Scenery by Dorian Jarrette
Highlights - Forest Preserve  Features
Goodenow Grove Fall Fest Goodenow Grove Fall Fest
Celebrate the arrival of autumn during our "Goodenow Grove Fall Fest" at Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve on September 12! Read More >>
Harvest Hoedown Harvest Hoedown
Join us on Saturday, September 19, for a day of fun on the farm at Riverview Farmstead Preserve in Naperville! 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 >>
Woods Walk Woods Walk
Explore some of the Forest Preserve's best trails throughout Will County with the "Woods Walk" hiking program through October! Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Labor Day Holiday:
Visitor Centers, except Monee Reservoir, are closed September 7 for the Labor Day holiday. More

Construction Closes Section of Rock Run Greenway Trail:
Construction of a new multipurpose building and detention pond on Joliet Junior College's main campus has closed a section of the Rock Run Greenway Trail in Joliet. More

Portion of Veterans Memorial Trail to be Temporarily Closed:
Asphalt work will create temporary closures along a portion of Veterans Memorial Trail. More

Monee Reservoir Algae Bloom:
The presence of toxins from an algae bloom has been detected in the lake water at Monee Reservoir. More

Asphalt Repair and Replacement and Surface Drainage Improvements at Sugar Creek Administration Center:
The District is performing asphalt repair and replacement and surface drainage improvements at Sugar Creek Administration Center in Joliet in 2015. More

Emerald Ash Borer Tree Removal:
Emerald ash borer infested tree removal is taking take place at several forest preserves throughout Will County. More

Whalon Lake Trail Closure:
The natural surface trail at Whalon Lake in Naperville is closed for improvements. More

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