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Lake County Forest Preserves | Preservation, Restoration, Education and Recreation

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The Preservation Foundation is the charitable partner of the Lake County Forest Preserves. It supports the growth, development and sustainability of our region’s natural lands and cultural heritage.

Like a root system pulls vital nutrients from the soil, the Preservation Foundation drives the mission of the Forest Preserves by responsibly directing funds to projects and programs of the Forest Preserves that might otherwise go unfunded.

Donations to the Preservation Foundation make possible the programs, places and priorities of the Forest Preserves—from the Museum and summer concert series at Independence Grove to the Green Youth Farm, Gateways Grants for schools, Adopt-a-Turtle program and habitat restoration.

When you support the Preservation Foundation, you nourish your Lake County Forest Preserves so that they might not merely exist, but grow and thrive.

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Time:11:30 AM - 02:00 PM

The beach at Independence Grove gets even better on Fridays with games, contests and prizes around a different theme each week.
 
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Community Campfire Friday Nights

July 21, 2017 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
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Time:07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Bring your friends and family to roast marshmallows, share stories and enjoy nature at night.
 
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Forest Fitness: Lyons Woods

July 22, 2017 (08:00 AM - 09:00 AM)
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Time:08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 
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Phenology and Photography

July 22, 2017 (06:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
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Time:06:30 PM - 09:30 PM

Outdoor workshop for serious amateur photographers. Meet the photographer of this issue's cover image, Jeff Goldberg. Join us, as we take advantage of sunset over the savanna and explore the wonders of light painting after full dark.
 
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Time:01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 

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