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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
The Preserves, in 15 Amazing Sunsets The Preserves, in 15 Amazing Sunsets
There are ample opportunities to capture the perfect shot - or just enjoy someone else's photographic work. Read More >>
[VIDEO] Harbinger of Spring [VIDEO] Harbinger of Spring
This very small and delicate plant the first native one to pop up. Read More >>
Prescribed Burns: What You Should Know Prescribed Burns: What You Should Know
It's a vital tool in restoration and has many benefits when done for specific purposes. Read More >>
The Citizen Newsletter
Forest Preserve Outlines Priorities at Legislators' Breakfast Forest Preserve Outlines Priorities at Legislators' Breakfast
The District hosted a legislators' breakfast to acquaint state representatives and senators with its priorities. Read More >>
Join Us for a Volunteer Workday Join Us for a Volunteer Workday
Help improve the forest preserves by gathering valuable seeds or removing invasive species. Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Plainfield Woman Wins Wonders of Water Photo Contest:
After all of the online votes were counted Friday, Plainfield resident Robin Kosiek's photo of a tiny water drop made a big splash by taking first place in the Forest Preserve's Wonders of Water photo contest. More

 
Will County Added to Gypsy Moth Quarantine List:
Will County will be added to the Illinois Department of Agriculture's gypsy moth quarantine program sometime this spring. More

 
District Seeks Buyer for Surplus Mobile Home:
The 2005, 30-by-60 foot mobile home is being sold as part of the District's building disposal program. More

 
Pet Owners: Information About Leptospirosis:
As warmer weather moves into the Midwest, the Forest Preserve District would like to make you aware of a serious disease, Leptospirosis, which can affect dog owners and their pets. More

 
Five Ways Nature Can Keep You Healthy:
We all have heard that spending time in nature can be good for us but here's some top reasons why, and how a growing collection of research seems to be providing some proof. More

 
2017 Picnic and Camping Permits Now Available:
Once the holidays are over and the new year begins, it's time to start planning a 2017 Forest Preserve District of Will County picnic or camping outing. More

 
     
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