You know summer is just around the corner when the 'Food Truck Fridays' program gets rolling in June.
Save the date for an expanded 'Food Truck Fridays' program, which gets rolling June 1.
Work will begin at Hammel Woods and area trails and parking lots this fall.
The Forest Preserve was recently made aware of a Facebook page for Hammel Woods that is portraying itself as belonging to the District and spreading false information.
The 555-acre preserve is located on the north side of Route 113, east of Route 53, in Custer Township.
The Forest Preserve's lineup is chock-full of art, nature and history themed events.
This spring and summer, volunteer rangers will be leading guided hikes in search of the national mammal.
Stock up on native plants during the 'Bringing Nature Home Native Plant Sale' on May 18-19 to help improve your yard and the planet.
The Forest Preserve is seeking assistance from enthusiastic and motivated individuals to fill several volunteer positions for these exciting days of free, family fun.
This showy spring ephemeral is a sought-after sight for wildflower fans
These native gems are about as American as they get
Not only are hummingbirds inching closer to Illinois, but the great monarch butterfly migration is in full swing and they're also making some incredible progress toward the area.
An 8-by-12 foot heron mural painted live in 2016 by Ryan 'ARCY' Christenson will tour four Forest Preserve sites this year.
The Forest Preserve's Preserve the Moment photo contest runs through December 31.
Here's another colorful sign of spring that may be popping up in your yard.
Seeing the full force of nature in super slow motion truly is a sight to behold.
As the weather begins to turn for the better and more people take to the preserves to fish, we have an urgent plea for everyone: Please properly dispose of your fishing line.
2018 picnic and camping permits go on sale January 2 at four Forest Preserve visitor centers.
This 1783 map depicts the region where the French fur trade took place.
Bird-watchers can participate in the Forest Preserve District new 'Big Day – Bird Hike Challenge' from April 3-August 17.
Five campgrounds are located near rivers, trails, woodlands and shopping.
Over decades, the Forest Preserve District of Will County has acquired a number of properties that include these manmade lakes.
This is a spectacle right out of a television wildlife special, except it is not in some far-off, exotic location, but right here in the Midwest.
The oaks were among 350 donated to The Conservation Foundation.
Four properties owned and managed by the Forest Preserve District contain gravesites dating back to the 1800s.
Life can be hectic and we all could benefit from taking a few steps back from the frantic pace of the daily grind just to enjoy the finer things nature has to offer. And really, there's no better time to do it than on National Relaxation Day.
The Forest Preserve is incredibly fortunate to have volunteers like Bill and Jackie Kibler.
The secret to capturing stunning shots is right in your pocket.
One of nature’s largest avian specimens will soon be making a pit stop in Will County prior to migrating south for the winter.
If you've ever set foot in one of the District's preserves, odds are you've seen a turtle or two, whether it was in the water, catching some sun on a log or slowly crossing a path. But how much do you really know about them?
There are miles of scenic paths where you can exercise and enjoy nature.
After a long migratory path, hummingbirds have finally arrived in Northern Illinois.
Friends of the Forest Preserve has changed its name to The Nature Foundation of Will County.
Give this bird an A for effort, even if it came up empty.
The online database helps you make your yard an avian oasis.