Will County, IL – Celebrate Earth Day Month with Forest Preserve Activities


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Will County, IL – April is Earth Day month, and the Forest Preserve District of Will County is inviting residents to honor the planet through various activities aimed at conservation and recycling. Participants can engage in numerous events, such as “Fishing For Trash” at Hidden Lakes Trout Farm in Bolingbrook and a “Spring Cleanup” along the Des Plaines River shoreline at Rock Run Rookery Preserve in Joliet. 

Additionally, the “Recycle Your Bicycle” program offers a chance to donate old bikes to make a global impact, while “Volunteer Morning” sessions provide community service opportunities in nature conservation. Creative upcycling workshops like “Trashy Hacks” at Isle a la Cache Museum showcase innovative ways to repurpose household waste. The district emphasizes the importance of these events in fostering community involvement and environmental stewardship. 

More details on registration and event schedules are available at ReconnectWithNature.org, highlighting the Forest Preserve District’s commitment to making Earth Day a month-long celebration of environmental care.


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