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Preserve Highlights

 
  • Spring 2017 Horizons Magazine Available Online

    Check out our newest issue of Horizons, with news, education programs, events and more.
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  • Register Now for Summer Camp

    Our camps are designed for summer fun and learning. Browse available camps. Enroll online.
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  • Maple Syrup Hikes at Ryerson Woods

    Discover how sap from sugar maple trees is turned into sweet maple syrup on a one-hour hike.
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Most preserves are open 6:30 am—sunset, daily. Today’s sunset time is 7:14 PM

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Scout Wednesday: Indian Lore

March 29, 2017 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
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Time:10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join other Boy Scouts to learn about the history of Native American groups in Lake County while you earn the Indian Lore Merit Badge.
 
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Mar

Scout Wednesday: Animal Habitats

March 29, 2017 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
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Time:10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join other Junior Girl Scouts as you go outside to learn about the homes of wild animals in Lake County, plus learn how you can help improve their habitats.
 
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Mar

Scout Wednesday: Into the Wild

March 29, 2017 (01:00 PM - 02:30 PM)
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Time:01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Work towards completing your Into the Wild badge as we discover the secret connections between local plants and animals.
 
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Scout Wednesday: Playing the Past

March 29, 2017 (01:00 PM - 02:30 PM)
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Time:01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Join other Junior Girl Scouts to learn through hands-on activities about pioneer life in Lake County and the Civil War through the eyes of Susie (Smith) Minto, who lived in Millburn.
 
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Restoration Workday: Old School

March 30, 2017 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

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