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Ranger Earns Military Honor

Paul Hettich, a Lake County Forest Preserve ranger police officer, was recently honored for his military accomplishments. Hettich, a part-time ranger for 30 years, was selected as an Illinois Bicentennial Honor 200 Veterans recipient.

 
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Thank you to ComEd, our 2018 STEM Education Partner!

ComEd’s $20,000 grant allowed the Forest Preserves to hire an additional staff member in our education department – the ComEd Science Instructor – to expand our capacity to serve Lake County youth in 2018.​

 
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Holiday Tree Recycling

Donated trees are chipped and used for preserve trails and landscaping.

 
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Dunn Museum Gift Shop Sale

Receive 25% OFF all merchandise* and 70% OFF select items at the Museum Gift Shop through the month of December! *Excludes consignment products.

 
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New leadership on Lake County Forest Preserve Board

At a special election on Monday, December 3, the Board of Commissioners elected their new leaders, choosing Angelo Kyle of Waukegan (District 14) as President of the Lake County Forest Preserves. The Board also elected Julie Simpson of Vernon Hills

 
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Winter Snow and Ice Removal Operations

Staff will be performing adjustments this coming winter to reduce the amount of road salt applied during snow and ice removal operations.

 
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Winter 2018 Horizons Magazine Available Online

Check out our newest issue of Horizons, with news, education programs, events and more.

 
 
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