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  • Three National Awards Earned

    The Lake County Forest Preserves, two of its volunteers and its charitable partner, the Preservation...
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  • COVID-19 Updates

    Though most forest preserves and trails remain open, several facilities are closed and all in-person...
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  • Your Boat's Slip, Launch and Storage––Fox River Marina

    With 169 slips, four-lane public launch, and secure indoor storage.
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Most preserves are open 6:30 am—sunset, daily. Today’s sunset time is 7:53 PM

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EVENTS

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Aug

Virtual Program-Astronomy Program

August 14, 2020 (08:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
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astronomy
Time:08:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us online to learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. In partnership with Skokie Valley Astronomers.
 
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Aug

Virtual Program-Hikin' Tykes Pond Life

August 18, 2020 (10:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
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Time:10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join in for a virtual presentation while we read a nature-based story and explore the live aquatic plants and animals pulled right out of a pond!
 
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Aug
 
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Time:07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Join Environmental Educators, Eileen Davis and Jen Berlinghof, as they answer your hummingbird and monarch butterfly questions live. This biweekly Q&A series features a panel of educators excited to share their expertise about Lake County nature and history. Join us live via Zoom or Facebook every other Wednesday for a new topic about the amazing history, creatures and places that make our county special.
 
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Aug
 
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Time:06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location: Bess Bower Dunn Museum, Libertyville, IL -60048


Hear notable author David Powell speak on the Battle of Lookout Mountain. The Battle for Lookout Mountain was one of the most dramatic events of the Civil War, fought on November 24, 1863, outside Chattanooga. What really happened at Lookout Mountain? Was it an important moment, or nothing more than a sideshow?
 

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