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McKinley Woods Winter Scenery by Jim Kloss
Girls Eating Smores by Glenn P. Knoblock
Frozen Grass by Sarah Agent
Little Girl on Snowy Path
Geese at Lake Renwick by Joe Wittenkeller
Girl and Dog by Glenn P. Knoblock
Ice Pellets on Water by Brittany Matejko
Boy Sledding by Glenn P. Knoblock
Highlights - Forest Preserve  Features
Winter Recreation Winter Recreation
Don't let the cold and snow keep you indoors - get out and enjoy it with our variety of winter recreation opportunities! Read More >>
USAgain Textile Recycling USAgain Textile Recycling
Recycle your used clothes, shoes, towels, and bedding with the Forest Preserve and USAgain at locations throughout Will 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 >>
Prescribed Burning Prescribed Burning
The Forest Preserve is performing prescribed burns to restore natural resources throughout Will County through mid-April. Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Emerald Ash Borer Tree Removal:
Emerald ash borer tree removal will take place along the Joliet Junction Trail in Rockdale March 2-4. More

Hickory Creek Bikeway Closure:
A portion of the Hickory Creek Bikeway in Mokena is closed for trail repairs. More

Lambs Woods Closure:
Lambs Woods in Lockport is closed through spring 2015 for site improvements. More

Hugs for Hounds:
Bring your pup to an all-dogs Easter egg hunt at Hammel Woods Dog Park in Shorewood on April 4! More

Music at McKinley:
Pre-registration is now open for Music at McKinley's car show in Channahon on June 20! More

Bikeway Plan Initiated:
The District has initiated development of a countywide bikeway plan. More

Deer Management Program:
The District has completed its deer management program for 2014-2015. More

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