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We host two blogs, written by our professional staff, to help you learn about Lake County Nature and Lake County History.

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Fort Sheridan

Fall 2019 Horizons Magazine

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

Ryerson Hike Lake County

Hike Lake County

Explore designated trails in scenic preserves.

Aug 13, 2019 10:00 AM

Alex Ross Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win a signed preliminary drawing by Alex Ross for the cover of Immortal Hulk #5, and a signed and framed copy of the Immortal Hulk #5 comic!

Red-headed Woodpecker

7 Things To Do in August

With summer winding down, we have a variety of activities planned. Here are a few options for August.​

Lake County Forest Preserves
Jun 24, 2019 09:11 AM

We Maintain Decision Based on Safety Concerns

The Sheriff’s Office finding does not change our conclusion that the second cancellation was a prudent safety decision.

Green Youth Farm at Greenbelt
Green Youth Farm

Fresh Produce Available

Through early October, purchase organically grown produce from the Green Youth Farm, located in North Chicago.


2019 History Symposium

The Dunn Museum seeks proposals for presentations and posters related to this year's theme: Prohibition in Lake County.

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