Wildlife Prairie Park

The annual Arts in Education Spring Celebration will carry-on the name of its founder. Gerry Brookhart founded the annual spring time event at the Peoria County Courthouse 28 years ago. He retired from the Regional Superintendent of Schools office after 31 years.

Wildlife Prairie Park is again locally owned

May 12, 2013

Wildlife Prairie State Park in Peoria County is dropping the state designation from it name in an effort to gain more efficient management. Governor Pat Quinn jointed a bi-partisan group of local lawmakers Saturday to recognize the return of the park to the Forrest Park Foundation of Peoria.