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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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Maple Syrup Hikes & Programs

Throughout March, enjoy self-guided Maple Syrup Hikes at Ryerson Woods and an array of virtual programs.

 
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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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Dunn Museum Now Open

Starting Sat, February 13, with limited hours and online timed ticketing to maintain safe visitation at a reduced capacity.

 
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Art by Melanie Jamison

Dunn Museum Virtual Exhibit

Our Voice is Black History exhibition is open virtually through October 31; in-person starting July 3.​

 
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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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PERMIT OFFICE CLOSED

The permit office, located at the General Offices in Libertyville, is closed until further notice. You can still purchase permits online or by phone.

 
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Nels Leutwiler

Give, Naturally

Meet Preservation Foundation Board President, Nels Leutwiler.

 
 
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