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


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Endangered Species

EndangeredSpeciesGrades 3–8, Illinois Learning Standards 12A,B
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Lake County has more threatened and endangered species than any other county in Illinois. Explore why this is so and the challenges of protected species, then take an up-close look at protected species.



Available all year.


$60 first program ($80 nonresident), 45 minutes
$40 additional programs ($55 nonresident)  


Reservations are taken by phone at 847-968-3321. Make reservations now—plan early to help ensure you get a schedule that meets your needs. Learn more »

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