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Jun 01, 2023 09:04 AM
Triple Impact to Restore Heron Creek Forest Preserve
Funds from a recent grant will be used to restore 100 acres at Heron Creek Forest Preserve in Lake Zurich.
May 18, 2023 09:19 AM
Imagine warm breezes, spectacular sunsets over the lake and award-winning music performers on stage at the outdoor venue for the annual Concerts in the Plaza music series in Libertyville.
Apr 30, 2023 07:28 AM
The Beer Garden at Independence Grove, featuring scenic views and craft brews, is scheduled to open Friday, May 5.
Apr 28, 2023 12:48 PM
When their Service Learning Day kicked off Thursday morning, the majority of the 65 participating Lake Forest Academy students participating did not know what buckthorn was or looked like.
St. Francis Woods, located within Independence Grove Forest Preserve in Libertyville, Illinois, has gained prestigious national recognition.
Apr 20, 2023 10:11 AM
Catch them if you can with the definitive guide to fishing in your Lake County Forest Preserves.
Apr 11, 2023 10:10 AM
Check out our newest issue of Horizons, with news, education programs, events and more.
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