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Lake County Forest Preserves | Preservation, Restoration, Education and Recreation


Preserve Highlights

 
  • Register Today

    Registration for school programs at the Dunn Museum is now open. Field trips are available beginning...
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  • Winter Recreation

    Cold weather brings winter fun in your forest preserves.
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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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  • Lake County History Symposium

    The Dunn Museum seeks proposals for presentations and posters that share original research on this year's...
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Most preserves are open 6:30 am—sunset, daily. Today’s sunset time is 4:48 PM

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EVENTS

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Jan

Restoration Workday: Old School

January 18, 2018 (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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Jan

Restoration Workday: Grant Woods

January 20, 2018 (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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Jan

Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove

January 20, 2018 (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.
 
20
Jan

Restoration Workday: Fox River and Wagner Fen

January 20, 2018 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Event's details

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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Jan
 
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Time:01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Discover the reptiles and amphibians that live in Lake County as you earn your Merit Badge.
 
20
Jan

Mysteries in the Snow

January 20, 2018 (01:30 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Discover who’s active in winter by observing clues in the snow and surrounding natural community. Fine tune your animal observation skills, including how to identify tracks and scat.
 
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Jan

Squirrel Appreciation Day

January 21, 2018 (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

How many squirrel species live in Lake County? Drop in for squirrel trivia, touch table, crafts and a hike while using Project Squirrel to become a citizen scientist.
 
21
Jan

Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods

January 21, 2018 (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:12:00 PM - 03:00 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.
 
21
Jan

Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)

January 21, 2018 (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:01:00 PM - 03:00 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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Jan

Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)

January 23, 2018 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Event's details
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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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