Willy's Wilderness

A nature website for kids (and their parents) from the Forest Preserve District of Will County

  • Winter in the Woods: Off-Trail Adventure — Eagles
    Sat, Jan 23
    Forest Preserve District of Will County
    Jan 23, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Forest Preserve District of Will County, 17540 West Laraway Road, Joliet, IL, USA
    Explore the woods – off trail – with a naturalist and look for signs of eagles and other active animals in winter. Who knows what we will find? Maybe we’ll find animal tracks or scat. Join us to find out.
  • Earth Art Hike
    Sat, Jan 23
    Plum Creek Nature Center
    Jan 23, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA
    Get your family outdoors hiking and creating! Earth art is a movement that uses the natural landscape to create sculptures, designs and other art forms that are left on site. Join a naturalist on a hike along the Found Objects Sculpture trail to gain inspiration for your own masterpiece.