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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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Blogs

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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Des Plaines River Trail Earns National Recognition

This 31.4-mile trail was added to the National Trails System as a designated National Recreation Trail.​

 

Book Your 2021 Event With Us

This expansive 18,500-square-foot venue is the perfect setting for any occasion, with both indoor and outdoor spaces.

 
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Solar-Lit Trails
Oct 26, 2020 08:00 AM

Lighted Trails for Evening Hikes

Get some evening exercise along designated solar-lit trails open until 9 pm, daily, Nov 1, 2020–Mar 14, 2021.

 
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Breaking Barriers Exhibit

SPECIAL EXHIBITION

The Dunn Museum in Libertyville shares Lake County stories and explores women's military roles.

 
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Oct 13, 2020 03:50 PM

2021 Budget Approved

Forest Board approved 2021 annual budget.

 
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Baltimore Oriole

Oriole Grove Master Plan

View draft plan concepts and provide public feedback online through Nov 9.

 
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Des Plaines River Trail

Fall 2020 Horizons Magazine

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

 
 
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