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Frida’s Garden Paint Night

02/07/19: Plants from Frida Kahlo’s native Mexico will be the inspiration for this paint night.

Frida Kahlo's Garden: Make and Take Flower Pots

03/09/19: Paint a flowerpot at this free-flow, creative experience.

Frida’s Garden Studio

Stop by the studio to explore exhibit topics and create your own masterpiece.

Frida Kahlo's Garden: Upcycled Flowers Craft Workshop

03/02/19: This workshop will include projects made from paper, plastic and fabric.

Weekends in the Garden

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.

Frida’s Flowers Bingo

02/09/19: Have some family fun, discover interesting plants native to Mexico, and win prizes.

‘Frida Kahlo’s Garden’ Exhibition opens January 29 at Four Rivers

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.

Frida Kahlo's Garden: The Scoop on Succulents

02/16/19: Join Kevin Eberhard, chief horticulturalist from the Bird Haven Greenhouse and Conservatory, to get the scoop on succulent plants.

Frida Kahlo's Garden

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.

Forest Preserve District Unveils 2019 Lineup of Special Events

Mark your calendar now for an exciting lineup of special Forest Preserve events coming in 2019.

Frida Kahlo's Garden: Botany & Art in Conservation

02/21/19: Discover why illustrations are best for representing specific details and how they help students of botany learn plant structures.

The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo

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.

Art Lecture – Frida 2020: Contemporary Connections

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

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.

The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo

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.

The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo

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.

The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo

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 Shines with December Photo Contest Win

Naperville woman's sunset shot at Whalon Lake wins December portion of photo contest.

Applications Sought for Spring Art Show

Applications are being sought for the Forest Preserve's inaugural juried art show.

Do Not Disturb: Eagle Watching Tips and Guidelines

Take care to not disturb the birds as you attempt to watch or photograph these amazing creatures.

Two birds in the bush win May's portion of photo contest

An action shot of cedar waxwings won May's portion of the Preserve the Moment photo contest.

Isle a la Cache Museum

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.

Romeoville Man's Heron Photo Wins July Portion of Photo Contest

The bird with a funky Elvis-like hairdo was photographed resting on a branch at McKinley Woods by Romeoville resident Mark Hanna.

Owl Prowl at Plum Creek Nature Center

02/09/19: Discover the natural history of the various Will County owls and why they call at this time of year.

A primer for bringing your pooch to a preserve

Follow these rules to protect your pup and the preserves.

Get Outdoors This Winter to Preserve Your Physical and Mental Health

Don't let winter keep you stuck indoors. Protect your health by participating in the Forest Preserve's many winter recreation options.

Caught on Video: Bald Eagle Attacks Nesting Bald Eagle

The bald eagle was minding its own business, tending to two eggs in the nest that's being monitored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

2019 Camping and Picnicking Permits Now on Sale

Picnicking and camping permits will be available online for the first time when 2019 permits go on sale January 2.

Farm Lease Program Changes Protect Soil for Future Restoration

The 2019 farm lease program has changed to include more erosion control measures and flexible lease lengths.

Slithering Snake Snares October Photo Contest Win

The snake was spotted on a bridge along the I&M Canal Trail in Lockport.

Bee a Beekeeper!: Introduction to Successful Beekeeping

02/19/19: This six-week beekeeping course will teach you all you need to know to become a successful beekeeper.

Dog Exercising

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.

Normantown Road Finding New Life as Hiking, Biking Trail

Engineering will begin this year on another piece of the Normantown Trail in Plainfield.

Frankfort Man’s Cannibalfly Close-Up Wins August Portion of Photo Contest

A close-up of a carnivorous cannibalfly crushed the photo contest competition in August.

Woodcock Walk at Plum Creek Nature Center

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.

10 Insane Wildlife GIFs for National Wildlife Day

Some of these GIFs will leave your head spinning, which wouldn't be a problem if you're an owl. But you're not.

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