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Happening at Lake County Forest Preserves

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Volunteers at the Native Seed Nursery, Rollins Savanna.

Working With Us

As Lake County’s principal guardian of open space and natural areas since 1958, we set the standard in nature and historic preservation, and in outdoor recreation and education. We offer a broad range of employment opportunities, including career and temporary positions, and internships. Learn more »

Volunteering

Each year, hundreds of people volunteer thousands of hours in forest preserves throughout Lake County. Our volunteers play a key role in operations and public safety, habitat restoration, cultural preservation and environmental education. There are opportunities available for individuals and groups in a variety of settings and we encourage you to explore all the listed positions to find a job that fits best. Learn more »

Donate

The Preservation Foundation is the charitable partner of the Lake County Forest Preserves. Gifts of all sizes are meaningful and help support projects and initiate programs that may otherwise go unfunded or take many years to complete. Learn more »

News


EVENTS

10
Jul

Virtual Program-Astronomy Program

July 10, 2020 (08:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
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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.
 
13
Jul

Virtual Program-Wetland Explorers Camp

July 13, 2020-July 17, 2020 (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
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Time:10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Campers will learn the importance of water to our world’s survival and discover animals and plants who rely on wetlands through a daily hour-long virtual live experience. Each camper will receive companion resources they can do along with or after the live sessions.
 
14
Jul

Virtual Program: Bats

July 14, 2020 (10:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
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Time:10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Discover the unique adaptations and many benefits of local bats during this online program. This presentation is intended for families with young children.
 
16
Jul

Virtual Program What's Up Weather

July 16, 2020 (06:30 PM - 07:30 PM)
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Time:06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

Register to access this virtual live presentation by LCFPD volunteer meteorologist Craig Sazama. Learn about thunderstorm and lightning safety, weather app resources and information about creating a weather station at home.
 
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