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Robin by Jim Kloss
People Dancing by Glenn P. Knoblock
Bee on Flower by Tim Good
View from Kayak by David Rudofski
Monarchs on Flower by Tim Good
Island Rendezvous Visitors by Glenn P. Knoblock
Bullfrog by Sue Strueck Burke
Adult Fishing Derby Participants by Alan Bulava
Highlights - Forest Preserve  Features
Music at McKinley Music at McKinley
Join us for the rescheduled "Music at McKinley" Outdoor Concert and Car Show at McKinley Woods - Kerry Sheridan Grove on August 27! Read More >>
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 >>
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
Temporary Closure at Sugar Creek Preserve:
Asphalt work and surface drainage improvements will create a temporary closure at Sugar Creek Preserve on August 29. More

Temporary Closures at Three Preserves:
Asphalt work will create temporary closures at Three Preserves, beginning Thursday, August 27. More

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

Digital Newsletter Transition:
The District is transitioning its quarterly newsletter to a digital format. More

Hadley Valley Art Exhibit:
Paintings of Hadley Valley by Joliet artist Maggie Capettini are on exhibit at Visitor Centers April 1-October 18. More

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