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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

21
Jan
 
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Time:07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Learn about the different species of woodpeckers that call Lake County home and their interesting biology and behaviors in this live Zoom presentation.
 
22
Jan
 
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Time:10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Join other homeschoolers to learn about the inspiring roles women played in the military during WWII, with staff from the First Division Museum at Cantigny and the Dunn Museum. This program highlights the Museum's temporary exhibition, 'Breaking Barriers: Women in the Military.'
 
23
Jan

Virtual Program-Winter Night Hike

January 23, 2021 (07:00 PM - 07:45 PM)
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Time:07:00 PM - 07:45 PM

Have you been thinking about taking a walk on one of the solar-lit trails? Join us for a virtual night hike on the Lakewood solar-lit trail and get a preview of what you may see while out walking.
 
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