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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
Time-lapse: Sunset at Monee Reservoir Time-lapse: Sunset at Monee Reservoir
The sunrises and sunsets can be amazing. Here's what one looks like in only 50 seconds. Read More >>
Native Plant Video Series: Wood Betony Native Plant Video Series: Wood Betony
It's an excellent native prairie plant that helps promote forb diversity. 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
Memorial Day Holiday Closures:
Visitor Centers, except Monee Reservoir, are closed Monday, May 30 for the Memorial Day Holiday. More

Forest Preserve District Breaks Ground on Kankakee Sands Project in Custer Township:
Construction of the Forest Preserve District of Will County's Kankakee Sands Preserve - Route 113 Access will soon be underway in Custer Township. More

'Arts and Nature on the River' offers free arts showcase, exhibits and activities:
The Four Rivers Environmental Education Center event combines the beauty of nature with a sampling of the creative arts it inspires. More

Redesigned 'Rendezvous' in Romeoville on June 11:
Watch re-enactors portray life during the 18th Century French fur trade era, then learn through hands-on activities how that time period compares to modern life at the 33rd annual "Island Rendezvous." 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

Emerald Ash Borer Tree Removal:
Ash tree removal is being performed at Hammel Woods and is expected to continue through Friday, May 27. More

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