News and information about a Forest Preserve District, from Shaw Local
When your pumpkins start to lose their luster, don’t drop them into the trash or dump them in nature, smash them at the Forest Preserve District of Will County's Plum Creek Nature Center.
The 2023 challenge runs from Sept. 1 through Nov. 30 and it features 10 hiking trails ranging in length from 1.04 miles to 5.99 miles. The trails can be tackled in any order.
Enjoy a fun excursion through the woods while the sun sets in Channahon.
Help the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County provide healthy habitats for native plants and animals by participating in “A Night for Nature” Sept. 14 at St. James Farm in Warrenville.
Fly dumping citations in Cook County Forest Preserves will new cost $750.
Another stretch of trail has been completed, announced the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, which plans a celebratory gathering with special events at 10 a.m. June 10 at Danada Forest Preserve in Wheaton.
A gathering at 10 a.m. June 3 will celebrate the installation of two bridges – one replacement and one historically significant refurbishment – allowing full access to the preserve in Downers Grove in time for National Trails Day.
Dozens of volunteers went to the Rock Run Rookery Preserve in Joliet to help clean up plastic and other trash for Earth Day. Organizers hope people will stay conscious about helping the environment beyond Earth Day.
The Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Hidden Oaks Nature Center will be rolling out the green carpet from noon to 4 p.m on April 22, with an Earth Day Festival.
Carolyn Ubriaco, commissioner of the Elmhurst Park District, recently was elected to the Illinois Association of Park Districts’ Board of Trustees.
A new exhibit at the Dunn Museum in Libertyville explores the lore of the Underground Railroad, believed to have strong ties to Lake County.
The main outdoor arena will feature trick riding, vaulting, carriage driving, a drill team and equine therapy demonstrations among the many attractions, including live music and food.
Forest Preserve District of Will County officials said an external audit of district finances has not found any irregularities, even after the chief financial officer was put on administrative leave
The chief financial officer at the Forest Preserve District of Will County was put on leave Friday amid a probe into financial irregularities by his previous employer.
$285,000 invoice remains unchanged despite emergency demolition of historic Millbrook bridge.