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.
Prepare for possible road congestion in Joliet as you attempt to view the national parks quilt exhibition before it closes on July 3.
A photo of a mink taken by Lemont resident Mike Daley is June's finalist in the Preserve the Moment photo contest.
Forest Preserve group views Field Museum specimens collected more than 100 years ago in Lockport.
When it comes to the preserves, it's often a connection to the past.
Multiple agencies joining forces in attempt to unlock Old Joliet Prison's preservation potential.
His start as a volunteer with the Forest Preserve comes with an interesting backstory involving an alligator.
Now's the time of year when you'll be seeing a number of predatory wasps with greater frequency.
They are magnificent birds, traveling and foraging in large flocks making them nearly impossible to miss.
It's apparently the season for animals getting themselves in all sorts of uncomfortable situations.
The bald eagle was minding its own business, tending to two eggs in the nest that's being monitored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
Red-winged blackbirds have a bad reputation ... but they're not alone when it comes to birds doing whatever it takes to make sure everyone knows where they stand in the pecking order of nature.
Adding volunteering to Mike O'Brien's list of outdoor activities seemed like a good way to both spend time outdoors and give back to nature.
Many males play a key role in giving their offspring a much-needed jump-start.
Birding can be a rewarding experience, but also tricky in getting those identifications just right.
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.
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.
Here's your chance to test your knowledge of these amazing animals.
Engineering will begin this year on another piece of the Normantown Trail in Plainfield.
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.
The Forest Preserve District is diving into a regional effort to help save the state-endangered Blanding’s turtle from extinction.
Bat Week has arrived, which strives to raise awareness about more than 1,200 bat species worldwide and their pivotal role in nature.
Bernie Twait has spent decades of his life volunteering, pursuing his own interests and hobbies as a way for him to also help better his community.
John Nerren is part of the Isle a la Cache Brigade, a group of volunteer re-enactors who conduct demonstrations of what life was like for 18th-century fur traders who once lived in our area.
This unique specimen is often confused for a fungus, but it's a perennial plant that lacks chlorophyll.
Now's a great time of year to hit the trails in search of a wide variety of beauties
The 430-acre Laughton Preserve, located on Wallingford Road in Wilton Township, contains remnants of land that present a rich and colorful history.
Work on an IDOT project along Black Road that will connect two Forest Preserve trail systems will begin early next year.
Allowing outside researchers access to the District's properties serves several useful purposes
What a difference a day makes when looking at a preserve before and after a prescribed burn.
When it comes to birds you can see in the preserves, the American woodcock may be the most unique one you'll come across.