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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.

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

Fort Sheridan Public Access Improvements

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

 
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Deer Tick

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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© Joan Sayre

Spring 2017 Horizons Magazine Available Online

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

 
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Our Volunteers

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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Maine/Pedersen
Dec 07, 2016 10:00 AM

Board President Maine, Vice President Pedersen Retain Posts

Both will serve two-year terms that end December 2018.

 
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Nov 15, 2016 09:00 AM

Hike and Read Along the Trail at Ryerson

Head to Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods to take part in self-guided storybook reading while you hike.

 
 
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