View the Lake County Forest Preserve District's various Improvements.
Plant & Animal Images
Features more than 400 plant and animal species, native and non-native, found in Lake County, Illinois
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.
Many wild animals have adapted well to living in our neighborhoods. By remembering some key factors about living with
wildlife, we can learn how to avoid potential problems and enjoy the peace and serenity that these animals can bring to our backyards and communities.
Wildlife & Habitat Restoration
Lake County is home to more endangered and threatened species than any other county in Illinois. We preserve and restore the
habitats that our native wildlife and plants need to survive and thrive.