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Sunshine through Leaves by Jim Kloss
Girls at Goodenow Grove Fall Fest by Glenn P. Knoblock
Runyon Preserve Autumn Scenery by Ron Molk
Woman and Dog at Howloween Hoopla by Glenn P. Knoblock
Wooly Bear Caterpillar by Barb Ferry
Riverview Farmstead Scenery by Dorian Jarrette
Highlights - Forest Preserve  Features
Howloween Hoopla Howloween Hoopla
Join us on Saturday, October 24, for our annual Halloween dog extravaganza at Whalon Lake in Naperville, guaranteed to be a howling good time! Read More >>
USAgain Textile Recycling USAgain Textile Recycling
The Forest Preserve District of Will County has teamed with USAgain to provide textile recycling bins at some of our preserves around the county! 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 >>
Woods Walk Woods Walk
Explore some of the Forest Preserve's best trails throughout Will County with the "Woods Walk" hiking program through October! Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Columbus Day Holiday:
Visitor Centers are closed October 12 for the Columbus Day holiday. More

Prairie Bluff Preserve Land Transfer Celebration:
The Forest Preserve District of Will County thanked legislators and agency partners during a land transfer celebration on October 1 at Prairie Bluff Preserve in Crest Hill. More

Construction Closes Section of Rock Run Greenway Trail:
Construction of a new multipurpose building and detention pond on Joliet Junior College's main campus has closed a section of the Rock Run Greenway Trail in Joliet. More

Monee Reservoir Algae Bloom:
The presence of toxins from an algae bloom has been detected in the lake water at Monee Reservoir. More

Emerald Ash Borer Tree Removal:
Emerald ash borer infested tree removal is taking take place at several forest preserves throughout Will County. More

Whalon Lake Trail Closure:
The natural surface trail at Whalon Lake in Naperville is closed for improvements. More

Hadley Valley Art Exhibit:
Paintings of Hadley Valley by Joliet artist Maggie Capettini are on exhibit at Visitor Centers April 1-October 18. More

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