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Stay up-to-date on the happenings in Will County's Forest Preserves by subscribing to our weekly newsletter, The Citizen. The Citizen includes the latest news, events, and fun information for the whole family.

(Please note: Starting in October 2016, all new subscribers will only receive email notifications and will not receive a printed newsletter in the mail.

If you require the newsletter in an alternate format, please contact us online or call 815.727.8700.)
October 2016
Become an Animal Care Volunteer
Plum Creek Nature Center is looking for people who are interested in coming in one day a week or more to clean cages and take care of the nature center's resident creatures.
Lockport Prairie to Close During ComEd's Dragonfly Habitat Improvement Project
The Forest Preserve District of Will Countyís Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve is scheduled to close for four months starting November 1.
Vermont Cemetery: From Human History to Natural History
When the District accepted the cemetery donation in 1998, it was a prized acquisition.
Will County Forest Preserve Volunteer Wins Award
Volunteer John Nerren has been named an Outstanding Citizen Volunteer of the year by the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD).
September 2016
Forest Preserve Districtís Newsletter Goes Digital
The Forest Preserve District of Will Countyís digital newsletter, The Citizen, launches next week, so now is the time to subscribe to the new online publication.
Interactive Map Updated for Mobile Devices
The Forest Preserve District of Will County's interactive map, which debuted in 2014 for desktop computers, is now compatible with mobile devices.
McKinley Woods' History Once Housed CCC Camp, German POWs
McKinley Woods is one of the oldest preserves owned and managed by the District.
Save the Date for Musher Mania
Mark your calendars for one of the Forest Preserve's most popular events!
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.
Volunteer Spotlight: John Mittelbrun
John Mittelbrun first came to the District as a volunteer in 2009 after attending an open house at Isle a la Cache Museum.
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