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Stay informed about your Lake County Forest Preserves by reading the latest news items below.

Media Inquiries

Our Public Affairs division is happy to assist journalists and photo editors with stories, fact checks, photo requests, preserve tours and interviews with our experts. Members of the media may also subscribe to receive our news releases and photo opportunities via email.

Kim Mikus Croke, Communications Specialist, office 847-968-3202, cell 224-244-0583, email


Susan Hawkins, Public Affairs Manager, office 847-968-3207, cell 847-276-6540, email

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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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Old School Shelter A
Apr 09, 2021 06:00 PM

Great News!

Picnic shelter reservations for 2021 will begin on Thursday, April 29 at 10 am. Due to COVID-19, maximum capacity is limited to 100 people. Groups may not exceed a shelter's posted capacity.

 
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Fox River Marina

Fox River Marina––Boat Slips, Launch, Storage

The marina is open for the season with 169 slips, a four-lane public launch, and secure indoor storage available.

 
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Spring Horizons Magazine

Check out our newest issue of Horizons, with a special illustrated feature on fishing in your preserves.

 
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Online Native Plant Sale

You don’t even have to "leaf" home to buy the plants you love. Our partners at Possibility Place Nursery will ship them straight to your doorstep.

 
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Spring Break at the Dunn Museum

A variety of self-guided activities are being offered during the week of spring break, along with expanded hours of operation.

 
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Now Hiring: Temporary Positions

Apply today! We have a variety of seasonal employment opportunities with openings available this spring.​

 
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Ethel's Woods

FEATURED PROJECT: New Trail Tunnel

Read about a trail extension and tunnel we're building to connect Raven Glen and Ethel's Woods.

 
 
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