Clearing invasive species from the base of a tree can help the tree thrive and reproduce.
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Salamander exhibit will run from March through May at Plum Creek Nature Center.
It's fair to say things didn't go exactly as planned when a crew tried to rescue a raccoon that had been trapped on the ledge of a suburban Detroit building for days.
When the mercury plummets and the snow starts to fly, most forest creatures don’t head for the hills – they dig in for winter.
All groundhogs are terrible weather forecasters, but they are some amazing creatures in other regards.
From fancy footwork to some highly choreographed maneuvers, Hooded Grebes surely know how to put on a show
Bridges of all shapes and sizes are sprinkled throughout the Forest Preserve District of Will County. But a trio of trestles is noteworthy because of the history, location and design of each bridge.
If you are fortunate enough to see the gracefulness of a great egret in person, you can thank early conservation efforts.
Work will begin at Hammel Woods and area trails and parking lots this fall.
Recent restoration efforts at Lockport Prairie East salvaged the land and the work has been rewarded with a Chicago Wilderness Excellence in Ecological Restoration Accreditation,
Two Forest Preserve District police officers raise $1,000 for Special Olympics in one day.
Forest Preserve's 2017-2018 Deer Management Program Set to Begin in December.
From landscapes, flowers and incredible wildlife shots, there was plenty to love.
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Winter is the perfect time to search for owls in the preserves.
Could drones be the answer to significantly cutting down mosquito-borne illnesses worldwide?
A Forest Preserve District of Will County Police investigation has resulted in an aggravated battery charge being filed against William P. Sitton, 23, of Naperville, for a May incident on the Old Plank Road Trail.
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.
The new Old Plank Road Trail (OPRT) Bridge over Interstate 80 in New Lenox is up and running, and the old bridge has been removed just in time for the path’s 20th anniversary.
Among the birds that roost at Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve, the black-crowned night heron is probably one of the most curious.
The honeybee hive was abuzz with activity as thousands of bees left to search for a new home.
Pick up a wristband and know which number to call if you need police assistance.
Five campgrounds are located near rivers, trails, woodlands and shopping.
Check out the Forest Preserve's long list of winter birding opportunities in February and March.
Emergency sewer repairs will close a portion of the Old Plank Road Trail on Friday, February 2.
Just like the Olympians in South Korea, animals have all sorts of incredible skills and strengths.
Thankfully for one coyote, some kind folks came to the rescue to get it out of a situation that not only looked ridiculous, but totally stunk.
Xylem Inc. and the University of St. Francis receive 2017 Appreciation of Partners awards.
Some of these GIFs will leave your head spinning, which wouldn't be a problem if you're an owl. But you're not.
Learn more about the ice carver who will be at 'Snow Day Festival' on January 20.
When it comes to photobombs, bigger always is better.
On #SquirrelAppreciationDay, let's give these little critters some love
Are you a trash panda expert? Or is your knowledge total garbage?