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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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We host two blogs, written by our professional staff, to help you learn about Lake County Nature and Lake County History.

 
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Fall 2017 Horizons Magazine Available Online

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

 
Des Plaines River Trail

New Interactive Trail Map

Use our NEW interactive trail map to help navigate your next adventure in a forest preserve near you.​

 
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Pokémon Go in the Preserves

Use our interactive map to help you "Catch 'em all."

 
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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© 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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