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.
Mark your calendar now for an exciting lineup of special Forest Preserve events coming in 2019.
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.
The bird with a funky Elvis-like hairdo was photographed resting on a branch at McKinley Woods by Romeoville resident Mark Hanna.
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.
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.
Enter your best shots before November's submission cutoff for our incredibly popular photo contest.
Picnicking and camping permits will be available online for the first time when 2019 permits go on sale January 2.
The 'Frida Kahlo's Garden' exhibition will open with a public ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 29.
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.
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.
See if you can ace the test.
Some of these GIFs will leave your head spinning, which wouldn't be a problem if you're an owl. But you're not.
The Forest Preserve District of Will County will extend Normantown Trail 0.85-mile from 111th Street in Naperville south to Rockwell Lane in Plainfield
A pact with Homer Glen that is coming to fruition this year benefits the Forest Preserve District, the village and Homer Glen residents.
Even though it won't be as impressive as the summer's Perseid meteor shower, NASA officials say there should be about 15-20 meteors per hour that can be seen.
Pumpkin-colored shelf fungi climbing a tree at Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve took top honors in November's portion of the Preserve the Moment photo contest.
Channahon woman's photo of a mom and baby squirrel embracing at McKinley Woods is the fifth finalist in the eight-month-long Preserve the Moment photo contest.
Contributions totaling $591,000 from the U.S. Army Corps and a state wildlife fund will help accelerate Forest Preserve restoration efforts at four preserves.
A photo of a mink taken by Lemont resident Mike Daley is June's finalist in the Preserve the Moment photo contest.
We get our fair share of calls about wildlife, but right out of the gate it was clear this wasn't going to be the standard call.
These little critters can make quite a mess and here's the photo to prove it.
Members of the public can go to Facebook and vote on the winner of our annual photo contest through January 17.
For nearly 40 years, 'Camp Crete' offered a well-rounded camping experience for all scouts at what's now Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve.
At one time, McKinley Woods in Channahon was a German prisoner of war camp.
Action taken by the Forest Preserve Board will pave the way for another section of the Normantown Trail to be built in Plainfield.
Plum Valley Preserve access area and dog park also features a picnic pavilion that can accommodate up to 50 people.
Animal-eating plants seem like an idea ripped from a Hollywood movie script – 'Little Shop of Horrors,' anyone? – but carnivorous plants do exist, even right here in Will County.
Many people label any big, hairy dark-colored spider as a wolf spider, and while wolf spiders can be big and dark and hairy, they certainly aren’t the only arachnid to fit this description.
Where is your Forest Preserve 'Happy Place?' For Denise Steffen, it's a spot along the Hickory Creek Bikeway.