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Most preserves are open 6:30 am—sunset, daily. Today’s sunset time is 8:18 PM

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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 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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Rookery Watch

June 02, 2018 (08:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for viewing of nesting herons, cormorants and other waterfowl. Supported by Lake County Audubon volunteers.
 
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Forest Fitness: Raven Glen

June 02, 2018 (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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Restoration Workday: Greenbelt

June 02, 2018 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 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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Walk with a Naturalist: Cuba Marsh

June 02, 2018 (09:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Discover the diversity of plant and animal life on this naturalist-guided walk. Join us each month to experience and learn about seasonal changes within the preserves.
 
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Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods

June 02, 2018 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 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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Restoration Workday: Wadsworth Savanna

June 02, 2018 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 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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Jun

History Cafe: Susie Smith Minto

June 02, 2018 (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Bess Bower Dunn Museum, Libertyville, IL -60048


Discuss life on the home front during the American Civil War by learning about Susie Smith Minto. Minto wrote letters to many of the men from Lake County fighting in the war. Her letters and diaries are now on display as part of our Minto Collection.
 
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Jun
 
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CUMA03
Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 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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