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Bluebells by Jim Kloss
Child and Dog at Easter Egg Hunt by Glenn P. Knoblock
Female Cardinal by Jim Kloss
Family at Island Rendezvous by Glenn P. Knoblock
Butterfly on Flower by Tim Good
Group at Community Workday by Glenn P. Knoblock
Messenger Woods Wildflowers by Tim Good
Ride the Rock Participants by Glenn P. Knoblock
Highlights - Forest Preserve  Features
Ride the Rock Ride the Rock
Pre-register today for the "Ride the Rock" family bike ride and festival in Joliet on May 16, presented by title sponsor CenterPoint Properties! 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
Bring your pup to an all-dogs Easter egg hunt at Hammel Woods Dog Park in Shorewood on April 4 to benefit the District's K9 Officer! Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Hickory Creek Bikeway Closure:
A portion of the Hickory Creek Bikeway in Mokena is closed for trail repairs. More

Lambs Woods Closure:
Lambs Woods in Lockport is closed through spring 2015 for site improvements. More

Earth Day Celebration!:
Celebrate Earth Day with eco-friendly family fun at Goodenow Grove in Beecher on April 19! More

Community Volunteer Workday:
Give back to your community at a special volunteer workday at Whalon Lake in Naperville on April 25! More

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

Music at McKinley:
Pre-registration is now open for Music at McKinley's car show in Channahon on June 20! More

Hammel Woods Trail Closure:
A portion of trail at Hammel Woods - Crumby Recreation Area in Shorewood is closed for repair work. More

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