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These majestic birds have been putting on quite a show at Rock Run Rookery in Joliet

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Winter Weather May Impact Preserve Openings

For the public’s safety, some preserves may remain closed immediately after a winter weather event as District staff work to plow the roadways to make travel less hazardous.

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Forest Preserve District Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Employees will be off on Monday, January 18, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday; however, all preserves, trails, dog parks, parking lots and latrines will remain open. 

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