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  • Summer Concerts

    Our Events in the Plaza outdoor concerts are Tuesdays at 7:30 pm, through Aug 4 at Independence Grove...
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  • Growing Up In Lake County

    Through stories of children, the exhibition looks at the real lives of the children who called the county...
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Most preserves are open 6:30 am—sunset, daily. Today’s sunset time is 8:10 PM

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Summer Camp: Fishing Camp

August 03, 2015-August 07, 2015 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Explore the watery world fish inhabit and learn the basic skills, techniques and lures needed to catch them. Each day includes a fishing session. All equipment is supplied.
 
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Summer Camp: Invertebrate Investigation

August 03, 2015-August 07, 2015 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Your child will investigate the invertebrates (animals without backbones) found in a variety of habitats. Campers scoop ponds, search prairies and forests for dragonflies, crayfish, spiders and worms.
 
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Aug

Summer Camp: Explore and Restore

August 03, 2015-August 07, 2015 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Through hands-on activities, campers will discover secrets of Lake County's three major major habitats– woodlands, wetlands, and prairies. See what happens when nature is out of balance. Practice restoration techniques, such as brush cutting and identifying invasive plants. Campers become stewards of the earth by making healthier habitats for the plants and animals that call Lake County home.
 
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Aug

Summer Camp: Pondering Plants

August 03, 2015-August 07, 2015 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Your child will take an in-depth look at the wonders of the plant world through interactive exploration of trees, flowers, grasses, aquatic plants, and “invaders” (non-native plants). Activities may include netting for field and aquatic insects and removal of invasive plants.
 

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