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Call or email Public Affairs Manager, Susan Hawkins, at 847-968-3207 or 847-276-6540.

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We host three blogs, all written by our professional staff, to help you learn about Lake County Nature, Lake County History, and our Curt Teich Postcard Archives.

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Pokémon Go in the Preserves

Why not catch some Pokémon while you’re out enjoying the preserves? We've put together an interactive map to help get you started.


Teich Archives Transferred to Newberry Library

The Newberry will become the new home of the Curt Teich Postcard Archives.

Oct 10, 2016 02:47 PM

Chili Scramble Golf Tournament

Join this low-pressure 18-hole tournament that ends with prizes, chili and beverages on Sunday, October 30.

Oct 06, 2016 04:30 PM

2017 Picnic Shelter Reservations

Book your 2017 event at any of our 31 picnic shelters. Plan early to help ensure your first choice of shelter and date.


Fall 2016 Horizons Magazine Available Online

Check out our newest issue of Horizons, with news, education programs, events and more.

Aug 09, 2016 11:59 PM

AAA Bond Rating Awarded for 15th Straight Year, Taxpayers Save $10 Million

We have been awarded the highest bond rating by two of the top credit rating agencies in the world.

Aug 05, 2016 08:00 AM

Hike Lake County

Explore designated trails in scenic preserves.

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