It's an incredibly majestic and incredibly rare piece of video, courtesy of some hikers in a canyon in Lake Powell between Arizona and Utah.
A team of Forest Preserve employees will hit the trails this summer and fall to gather valuable information for trail users.
Bald eagles are some of most beautiful birds you'll see — and thankfully still can — now that they've bounced back after conservation efforts helped them come back from the brink of extinction.
Scout out some fun at the 'Four Rivers' Scout Adventure' on March 3 at Four Rivers.
Decades ago, rivers and lakes weren’t reserved exclusively for nature and recreation; they also served as natural ice factories.
While many humans will be indulging in romance on Valentine’s Day, some animal species are gearing up for their own late winter wooing.
Sign up for the 'Super Seeds' program to learn where seeds come from and how they move.
A opossum with its head wedged in a hole at the Hammel Woods Dog Park was rescued Wednesday by a Forest Preserve police officer.
This snake isn't local, but that doesn't make the Tasmanian tiger snake's moves any less noteworthy.
In observance of the President's Day holiday, all Forest Preserve visitor centers will be closed on Monday, February 19.
Here's your chance to test your knowledge of these amazing animals.
The snake was recently acquired as a rescue animal after the nature center’s previous ball python, Bud, passed away after an illness at the estimated age of 30.
Sure, throwing some elbows to get that cheap TV could provide a workout, but there are a number of reasons why it's better to ditch the stores and embrace nature on Black Friday.
In 2018, the Forest Preserve will begin offering discounted dog park permits to veterans and active-duty military.
The Forest Preserve District is diving into a regional effort to help save the state-endangered Blanding’s turtle from extinction.
The yellow garden spider is quite efficient when capturing its prey.
District receives financial reporting award for 22nd consecutive year.
The Nature Foundation of Will County donated $5,000 to the Forest Preserve District, which will be used to offset the costs of bringing three different traveling exhibits to the District's visitor centers.
The Forest Preserve is seeking volunteers for its new Citizen Science Bat Monitoring Program.
The bikes will be refurbished and donated to those in need by Working Bikes.
Eagle Scouts install bat houses at Kankakee Sands Preserve to provide roosting options.
Bat Week has arrived, which strives to raise awareness about more than 1,200 bat species worldwide and their pivotal role in nature.
The 430-acre Laughton Preserve, located on Wallingford Road in Wilton Township, contains remnants of land that present a rich and colorful history.
The Forest Preserve is seeking artists for its 'Arts & Nature on the River' event in June; the deadline to apply is January 15.
A Homer Glen man's photo of a snowcapped cardinal won the 2017 Preserve the Moment photo contest.
Work on an IDOT project along Black Road that will connect two Forest Preserve trail systems will begin early next year.
A section of the Whalon Lake loop trail that was closed since September has reopened now that a water diversion channel project has been completed.
Two Forest Preserve interpretive naturalists will portray 18th-century fur traders at the Louis Joliet Mall on January 20.
For the public’s safety, some preserves may remain closed immediately after a snow event as District staff work to plow the roadways to make travel less hazardous.
Sign up for a winter workday to help the environment and the forest preserves.
A short DuPage River Trail extension in Shorewood opens big possibilities for future trail connections in Will County and beyond.
Take a six-week course at Plum Creek Nature Center to learn how to become a beekeeper.
We all can display some wild tendencies every now and then.
As long as there are some clear skies, January is going to close out with a rare heavenly trifecta for astronomy fans in the form of a supermoon, blue moon and lunar eclipse.
If you’d like to prowl the Will County forest preserves searching for rare and endangered flora this year, consider becoming a citizen scientist by attending a Plants of Concern workshop.
Clearing invasive species from the base of a tree can help the tree thrive and reproduce.