02/07/19: Plants from Frida Kahlo’s native Mexico will be the inspiration for this paint night.
03/09/19: Paint a flowerpot at this free-flow, creative experience.
Stop by the studio to explore exhibit topics and create your own masterpiece.
03/02/19: This workshop will include projects made from paper, plastic and fabric.
Weekends will feature a variety of informal musical performances, artist demonstrations, cultural experiences and more to enhance your visit to the “Frida Kahlo’s Garden” exhibition.
02/09/19: Have some family fun, discover interesting plants native to Mexico, and win prizes.
An exhibition that explores the relationship between nature and artist Frida Kahlo, one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, will open January 29 at Four Rivers Environmental Education Center.
02/16/19: Join Kevin Eberhard, chief horticulturalist from the Bird Haven Greenhouse and Conservatory, to get the scoop on succulent plants.
1/29/19: The exhibition will explore iconic photographs of the artist and her home and garden, in addition to reproductions of several of her paintings.
Mark your calendar now for an exciting lineup of special Forest Preserve events coming in 2019.
02/21/19: Discover why illustrations are best for representing specific details and how they help students of botany learn plant structures.
03/16/19: Enjoy the PBS documentary 'The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo.' Through interviews with friends, students and experts, viewers will see a profoundly new portrait of this legendary artist.
03/09/19: The lecture will serve as an overview of Kahlo’s life with a focus on why the main themes of her work continue to resonate over six decades after her death.
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center is a model of green architecture, featuring a repurposed building site and interior fireplace, geothermal heating and cooling system, recycled and sustainable building materials, and energy saving technology.
03/14/19: Enjoy the PBS documentary 'The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo.' Through interviews with friends, students and experts, viewers will see a profoundly new portrait of this legendary artist.
02/14/19: Enjoy the PBS documentary 'The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo.' Through interviews with friends, students and experts, viewers will see a profoundly new portrait of this legendary artist.
02/02/19: Enjoy the PBS documentary 'The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo.' Through interviews with friends, students and experts, viewers will see a profoundly new portrait of this legendary artist.
Naperville woman's sunset shot at Whalon Lake wins December portion of photo contest.
Applications are being sought for the Forest Preserve's inaugural juried art show.
Take care to not disturb the birds as you attempt to watch or photograph these amazing creatures.
An action shot of cedar waxwings won May's portion of the Preserve the Moment photo contest.
Isle a la Cache Museum immerses visitors in our cultural heritage and natural history. The museum transports visitors back to the 18th century, when "Illinois Country" was home to the fur trade.
The bird with a funky Elvis-like hairdo was photographed resting on a branch at McKinley Woods by Romeoville resident Mark Hanna.
02/09/19: Discover the natural history of the various Will County owls and why they call at this time of year.
Follow these rules to protect your pup and the preserves.
Don't let winter keep you stuck indoors. Protect your health by participating in the Forest Preserve's many winter recreation options.
The bald eagle was minding its own business, tending to two eggs in the nest that's being monitored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
Picnicking and camping permits will be available online for the first time when 2019 permits go on sale January 2.
The 2019 farm lease program has changed to include more erosion control measures and flexible lease lengths.
The snake was spotted on a bridge along the I&M Canal Trail in Lockport.
02/19/19: This six-week beekeeping course will teach you all you need to know to become a successful beekeeper.
The Forest Preserve District of Will County has six dog parks throughout the county. All parks provide fenced areas that allow dogs to run and play without a leash.
Engineering will begin this year on another piece of the Normantown Trail in Plainfield.
A close-up of a carnivorous cannibalfly crushed the photo contest competition in August.
3/16/19: Spend the first part of the evening at Plum Creek Nature Center learning about the American woodcock, and then hike to watch for the courtship flight of the male.
Some of these GIFs will leave your head spinning, which wouldn't be a problem if you're an owl. But you're not.