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Stay informed about your Lake County Forest Preserves by reading the latest news items below, or by searching our archive.

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Our Public Affairs division is happy to assist journalists and photo editors with stories, fact checks, photo requests, preserve tours and interviews with our experts. Members of the media may also subscribe to receive our news releases and photo opportunities via email.

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

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Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve
May 09, 2017 03:00 PM

Fort Sheridan Public Access Improvements

A resolution awarding a contract for construction of public access improvements within Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve was approved at the May 9, 2017, meeting of the Lake County Forest Preserve District Board of Commissioners.

 
Lake County Forest Preserves
Apr 22, 2017 09:00 PM

General Offices Lobby Renovation

Starting Monday, May 1, the main entrance will be temporarily closed through early fall, as renovations get underway for the new Museum. Please enter on the north side of the building.

 
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Check Status of Independence Grove Activities

Before heading out, check here for updates on the beach, marina, summer concerts, and more. You can also follow Independence Grove on Twitter or call the hotline at 847-968-3497 for updates.

 
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Ticks and Lyme Disease

While enjoying activities outside, don’t forget to take action to prevent bites from ticks that share our outdoor spaces.

 
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Mar 07, 2017 08:00 AM

Independence Grove Beach Season Passes Now Available

Season passes are on sale for Lake County residents. Purchase by May 1 and save 10 percent.

 
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Spring 2017 Horizons Magazine Available Online

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

 
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Let Their Words Inspire You

We asked our dedicated volunteers what inspires them to help in our conservation and education efforts. Their words encourage us in our work and we hope they inspire you, too.

 
 
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