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Bluebells by Jim Kloss
Child and Dog at Easter Egg Hunt by Glenn P. Knoblock
Butterfly by Gail Peterson
Family at Island Rendezvous by Glenn P. Knoblock
Female Cardinal by Jim Kloss
Girls Volunteering by Glenn P. Knoblock
Spring Scenery by Susan Shanley
Family Flying a Kite by Glenn P. Knoblock
Highlights - Forest Preserve  Features
Video: Bison Expedition at Midewin Video: Bison Expedition at Midewin
Visitors to Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, which can be accessed via the Wauponsee Glacial Trail, were treated to some closer than usual bison viewing. Read More >>
Native Plant Video Series: Wood Betony Native Plant Video Series: Wood Betony
It's an excellent native prairie plant that helps promote forb diversity. 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 >>
Reconnect with Nature Walks Reconnect with Nature Walks
Take part in the new "Reconnect with Nature Walks" program, which will be held on five Saturdays from May through September. Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
'Arts and Nature on the River' offers free arts showcase, exhibits and activities:
The Four Rivers Environmental Education Center event combines the beauty of nature with a sampling of the creative arts it inspires. More

'Island Rendezvous' Returns to Isle A La Cache Museum:
Bask in live music and be dazzled by gifted storytellers as refresh the 18th century rendezvous and update it for today's families. More

Forest Preserve Schedules Groundbreaking for Kankakee Sands Preserve Access Area:
An unprecedented era of growth - the largest in the Forest Preserve District of Will County's 90-year history - is coming to a close as two final construction projects begin. More

Top 10 Trail Trips You Should Try:
Looking for a new preserve to explore and a new trail to hike or bike? The Forest Preserve District of Will County has a variety from which to choose your next outing. More

Emerald Ash Borer Tree Removal:
Ash tree removal is being performed at Hammel Woods and is expected to continue through Friday, May 27. More

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