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Results: 28 Articles found.
DPR Trail Now Complete
The Trail Is Complete
Oct 22, 2015 05:40 PM

Des Plaines River Trail Now Complete

The wait is over! Trail users can now enjoy a 31.4-mile uninterrupted north/south venture through Lake County, marking a historic milestone for the Lake County Forest Preserves.

 
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Spring Bluff
Sep 29, 2015 10:48 AM

Lake Plain Designated a Wetland of International Importance

Lake Michigan’s coastal wetlands have long been recognized as special places for nature and people.

 
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LCFPD

Check Status of Trails and Preserves

Before heading out, check the current status of trail underpasses. Also find construction alerts, preserve improvement projects and controlled burn sites.

 
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Jan 22, 2015 12:13 PM

Lake County Life Tells Story of What Makes Lake County Special

What is Lake County Life? It’s all of the things that make Lake County special. It’s our natural beauty, our schools and businesses, the active and healthy people who live, work, and play here.

 
Lake County Forest Preserves
Ranger Police
Aug 05, 2014 09:02 AM

Ranger Police Officer Saves Baby

Officer Dreyer administered infant CPR after baby stopped breathing.

 
Des Plaines River Trail
DPRT
Jul 22, 2014 09:51 AM

Land Buy Closes Gap in DPR Trail

At their July 2014 meeting, our Board of Commissioners approved a small land purchase that will have a mighty impact on the Des Plaines River Trail.

 
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Apr 24, 2014 11:19 AM

Adlai Stevenson Home Designated a National Historic Landmark

U.S. Department of the Interior selects site as landmark honoring nation’s cultural heritage.

 
 
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