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Isle a la Cache Scenery by Sue Scimeca
Girls Eating Smores by Glenn P. Knoblock
Frozen Grass by Sarah Agent
Little Boy Snowshoeing
Geese at Lake Renwick by Joe Wittenkeller
Girl and Dog by Glenn P. Knoblock
Oak Trees at Goodenow Grove by Suzy Lyttle
Sledding at Goodenow Grove by Glenn P. Knoblock
Highlights - Forest Preserve  Features
Come See Smithsonian's 'Water|Ways' Come See Smithsonian's 'Water|Ways'
The exciting and interactive traveling free exhibit is at Four Rivers Environmental Education Center through March 11. Read More >>
#BirdCam: Finches at Plum Creek #BirdCam: Finches at Plum Creek
Sit back, relax and enjoy the finches outside Plum Creek Nature Center in Crete Township. Read More >>
Top 10 Trail Trips You Should Try Top 10 Trail Trips You Should Try
The District's expansive trail system, consisting of more than 120 miles, has many different options to choose from when planning your next outing. Read More >>
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The Rescues of Plum Creek Nature Center The Rescues of Plum Creek Nature Center
Meet the quartet of creatures ruling the roost. Read More >>
Forest Preserve District Launches Wonders of Water Photo Contest Forest Preserve District Launches Wonders of Water Photo Contest
The photo contest, which focuses on the beauty and importance of Will County's waterways, runs through March 11. Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Learn to ID Animal Tracks at New Museum Exhibit:
This new exhibit at Isle a la Cache Museum will help you identify the critters that have previously crossed your path. More

 
What's On Tap This Week at 'Water|Ways':
Here's a look at the upcoming programs as part of the "Water|Ways" exhibit at the Forest Preserve District of Will County's Four Rivers Environmental Education Center in Channahon. More

 
Pet Owners: Information About Leptospirosis:
As warmer weather moves into the Midwest, the Forest Preserve District would like to make you aware of a serious disease, Leptospirosis, which can affect dog owners and their pets. More

 
Dust off Your Paint Brushes: 'Arts & Nature on the River' will Return in June:
"Arts & Nature on the River" will be back in 2017 after debuting last year at the Forest Preserve's Four Rivers Environmental Education Center in Channahon. More

 
Save the Date for Forest Preserve's Moonlight Concerts and Food Truck Fridays:
Summer may seem like a long way off, but it's never too early to mark your calendars for some fun events being offered by the Forest Preserve District of Will County in June, July and August. More

 
Feathered Friends Flock to Four Rivers:
The "Wings on the River" display at the "Water|Ways" in exhibit in Channahon features birds on loan from the Field Museum. More

 
     
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