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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 >>
The Preserves, in 360-Degree Photos The Preserves, in 360-Degree Photos
These stunning, interactive photos are sure to inspire you to venture outdoors. 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 >>
The Citizen Newsletter
McKinley Woods' History Once Housed CCC Camp, German POWs McKinley Woods' History Once Housed CCC Camp, German POWs
McKinley Woods is one of the oldest preserves owned and managed by the District. Read More >>
Volunteer on National Public Lands Day Volunteer on National Public Lands Day
Join in this year's National Public Lands Day by volunteering for the Forest Preserve at Isle a la Cache preserve in Romeoville. Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Photos: 2016 Fall Fest at Goodenow Grove:
The turnout for the annual event was great and the weather was even better. More

 
Forest Preserve Foundation Donates $5,000 to Keep Nature Education Programs Free:
A $5,000 donation from the Friends of the Forest Preserve foundation will keep the Forest Preserve District of Will County's nature education programs free for students this school year. More

 
Forest Preserve Oaks Serve as Witnesses to History:
The Forest Preserve District of Will County has thousands of trees on its 22,000 acres. But at Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve in Crete Township, one tree stands out. More

 
Will County Bikeway Plan Available for Review, Comment:
The first ever Will County Bikeway Plan is now available for public review, and comments on the plan will be accepted through September 30. More

 
New Mystery 360 Contest Will Test Your Photographic Memory:
A new Mystery 360 contest will see how well you can recognize specific locations within the District. More

 
Forest Preserve District Seeks Workday Volunteers:
Help improve the forest preserves by gathering valuable seeds or removing invasive species during a Forest Preserve District of Will County volunteer workday. More

 
     
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