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Bluebells by Jim Kloss
Child and Dog at Easter Egg Hunt by Glenn P. Knoblock
Butterfly by Gail Peterson
Family at Island Rendezvous by Glenn P. Knoblock
Female Cardinal by Jim Kloss
Girls Volunteering by Glenn P. Knoblock
Spring Scenery by Susan Shanley
Family Flying a Kite by Glenn P. Knoblock
Highlights - Forest Preserve  Features
Earth, Wind and Fire Festival Earth, Wind and Fire Festival
Head out to our "Goodenow Grove Earth, Wind and Fire Festival" on Saturday, April 30 for inspiration on how to enjoy your backyard in a new way. Read More >>
"The Old Oak" at Goodenow Grove
Affectionately referred to as "The Old Oak" by staff, this bur oak tree has been growing for an estimated 250 years. Read More >>
Leave No Child Inside Leave No Child Inside
The Forest Preserve District of Will County is taking action to reverse the dangerous trends created by children's disconnection from nature. Read More >>
Reconnect with Nature Walks Reconnect with Nature Walks
Take part in the new "Reconnect with Nature Walks" program, which will be held on five Saturdays from May through September. Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Chicagoland Speedway Makes Earth Day Tree Donation to Forest Preserve District:
Officials from Chicagoland Speedway and the Forest Preserve District of Will County took part in a tree-planting ceremony at Sugar Creek Preserve in Joliet on Earth Day. More

Midewin Schedules 'Bison Expedition' for May 7:
The Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie event will be held in collaboration with the neighboring communities of Elwood and Wilmington and their annual Route 66 "Red Carpet Corridor" event. More

Groundbreaking Set for Crete Township Forest Preserve Access and Dog Park:
The Forest Preserve District of Will County will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for a new forest preserve access area and dog park on Friday, May 6, at Plum Valley Preserve in Crete Township. More

Bringing Nature Home Native Plant Sale:
Join the Forest Preserve and Possibility Place Nursery for a native plant sale at Sugar Creek Administration Center in Joliet on May 21. More

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