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Work to Continue on Old Plank Road Trail



Work is expected to resume the second week of January to clean up brush along the sides of the Old Plank Road Trail from Lake Road west to Washington Street. While the trail will remain open, three trucks and a wood chipper will be on the trail throughout this stretch so trail users are asked to exercise caution as they approach this path segment. The trucks will have flashing lights to provide warning to those nearing the work zone. Flaggers will also be out to alert those on the trail.

The project could take until the end of January to complete. However, weather may impact this schedule.

Updates will be provided here as needed.

News

Public Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for 'Frida Kahlo's Garden' Exhibition

1/17/2019

The ceremony is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 29, at Four Rivers Environmental Education Center in Channahon.

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Visitor Centers Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

1/17/2019

In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, all Forest Preserve visitor centers will be closed on Monday, January 21. 

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Spring Art Competition Applications Due February 1

1/16/2019

The artwork will be available for public viewing from March 12-31 at Plum Creek Nature Center.

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