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Bluebells by Jim Kloss
Child and Dog at Easter Egg Hunt by Glenn P. Knoblock
Female Cardinal by Jim Kloss
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Messenger Woods Wildflowers by Tim Good
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Ride the Rock Presented by Walmart Ride the Rock Presented by Walmart
Pre-register today for the Forest Preserve's eighth annual family bike ride and festival at Lower Rock Run Preserve in Joliet on May 10! Read More >>
USAgain Textile Recycling USAgain Textile Recycling
Recycle your used clothes, shoes, towels, and bedding with the Forest Preserve and USAgain at locations throughout Will County! 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 >>
Hugs for Hounds Easter Egg Hunt Hugs for Hounds Easter Egg Hunt
Enjoy an Easter egg hunt with your dog and support the Forest Preserve's K9 officer at Hammel Woods in Shorewood on April 19! Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Holiday Schedule:
Visitor Centers are closed April 18 for the Good Friday holiday, except Monee Reservoir. Centers are open regular hours Easter Sunday, April 20. More

Community Volunteer Workday:
Join the Forest Preserve and local businesses for a special volunteer workday in Naperville on April 26! More

Earth Day Celebration!:
Celebrate Earth Day with eco-friendly family fun at Goodenow Grove in Beecher on April 27! More

Kite Fly Festival!:
Enjoy the age-old pastime of kite flying at Monee Reservoir on May 3! More

Monee Reservoir Improvements:
An infrastructure improvement project is taking place at Monee Reservoir. Picnic permits are available; boat rentals will be available May 1. More

Home School Days:
The Forest Preserve is offering field trip programming for home school students during the spring 2014 semester. More

I&M Canal Trail Detour:
A portion of the I&M Canal Trail in Lockport is detoured for bridge reconstruction work. More

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