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Child and Dog at Easter Egg Hunt by Glenn P. Knoblock
Black Swallowtail by Barb Sinicki Ferry
Snakes in a mating ball by Chad Merda
Toad in the water by Glenn P. Knoblock
Family at Island Rendezvous by Glenn P. Knoblock
Luna Moth by Suzy Lyttle
Kayak by David Rudofski
Family Flying a Kite by Glenn P. Knoblock
Spring Scenery by Susan Shanley
Highlights - Forest Preserve  Features
'ARCY' paints a mural in 45 seconds 'ARCY' paints a mural in 45 seconds
VIDEO: Watch Ryan "ARCY" Christenson paint a giant mural of a Great Blue Heron in less than a minute. Read More >>
30 Nature Photos in 30 Days 30 Nature Photos in 30 Days
We're fortunate to get an up-close view of nature as we work in the field and will share a new photo one each day in June. 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
Asphalt Trail Striping:
Centerline and crosswalk striping work will be performed on Forest Preserve asphalt trails, beginning this week. More

Photos: Arts & Nature on the River:
Hundreds of people came out to Four Rivers Environmental Education Center in Channahon on Saturday, June 18 for the Arts & Nature on the River event, featuring graffiti artist Ryan "ARCY" Christenson. More

Photos: Island Rendezvous at Isle a la Cache Museum:
The 33rd annual Island Rendezvous, held Saturday, June 11, featured re-enactors portraying life during the 18th-century French fur trade era and illustrated for visitors how that time period compares to modern life. More

'Preserve the Moment' Photo Contest Runs Through End of 2016:
This year's Forest Preserve District of Will County photo contest has several new features including a new name, a longer time period, monthly photo judging and online participation. More

Top 10 Trail Trips You Should Try:
Looking for a new preserve to explore and a new trail to hike or bike? The Forest Preserve District of Will County has a variety from which to choose your next outing. More

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