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  • Online Native Plant Sale

    You don’t even have to "leaf" home to buy the plants you love. Our partners at Possibility Place Nursery...
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  • CLOSURES AND CANCELLATIONS RELATED TO COVID-19

    Though most forest preserves and trails remain open, several facilities are closed and all in-person...
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  • Keep Doing Your Part to Keep Preserves Open

    With four weeks of the state's stay-at-home order under our belts, Lake County Forest Preserves Ranger...
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Most preserves are open 6:30 am—sunset, daily. Today’s sunset time is 8:21 PM

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May

Virtual Program Animal Habitats Badge

May 31, 2020 (10:00 AM - 10:45 AM)
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Time:10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Visit a forest preserve virtually and visit with five of the education animals that call Lake County home. We will learn about where they can be found, what covers their body and how it fits into the food chain. Then we will learn about an endangered habitat and what we can do to help it out.
 
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Virtual Program Fur, Feathers and Ferns

May 31, 2020 (11:15 AM - 11:45 AM)
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Time:11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Visit a forest preserve virtually and learn about the site and habitat of the area. Then we will talk about one animal that has become extinct and see one animal that is currently endangered.
 
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Virtual Program Hiker Badge

May 31, 2020 (12:15 PM - 12:45 PM)
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Time:12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Visit a forest preserve virtually and learn how to read a trail map and choose a route that works for your group. We will also discuss how to pick the right gear for your hike and see an animal common to Lake County.
 
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Virtual Program Earth Rocks

May 31, 2020 (01:15 PM - 01:45 PM)
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Time:01:15 PM - 01:45 PM

Visit a forest preserve virtually and learn what geology is and why it is important. Then join me as we identify five rocks commonly found in Lake County.
 
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Virtual Program-Mammals of Lake County

June 04, 2020 (06:00 PM - 07:00 PM)
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Time:06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Come learn the difference between an animal and a mammal and then play a fun game about the mammals that call Lake County home.
 

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