Newsroom

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


 

Horizons Magazine

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Social Media Channels

Find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @LCFPD. Share your forest preserve photos with us on Flickr. Watch educational and informative videos on YouTube.

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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Fox River Marina
Apr 07, 2021 09:00 AM

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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Apr 01, 2021 05:00 PM

Spring Horizons Magazine

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

 
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Mar 31, 2021 11:30 AM

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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Ethel's Woods
Feb 12, 2021 04:13 PM

New Route 45 Trail Tunnel

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

 
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Nov 13, 2020 01:46 PM

COVID-19 Updates

Though most forest preserves and trails remain open, several facilities are closed and all in-person education programs, volunteer projects, and special events have been canceled or modified in response to ongoing COVID-19 concerns.

 
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Oct 29, 2020 06:06 AM

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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Virtual Field Trips Now Available

History and nature virtual field trips are now available!

 
 
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