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Heads Up 'Woods Walk' Participants: Goodenow Road Detour in Place

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If you're planning on heading Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve to participate in the "Woods Walk" program that runs through November 30, please be aware that a section of Goodenow Road is closed and a detour is in place.

The road is completely closed west of Route 1/Route 394, so those traveling from the west will need to follow the detour signs or find your own alternate route.


Aerial Photography at Messenger Woods


The District will be conducting aerial photography via a drone at Messenger Woods Nature Preserve on Thursday, October 18.

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Bid Approved, Groundbreaking Set for Normantown Trail Addition


Action taken by the Forest Preserve Board will pave the way for another section of the Normantown Trail to be built.

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Winter preparations begin


Drinking fountains will be turned off starting October 15, and concessions at Monee Reservoir and boat launches throughout the District will close for the season on November 1.

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