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The Lake County Forest Preserves recently received two donations to support YCC, a program that provides jobs and environmental education to high school and college students interested in maintaining the forest preserves.
Jul 05, 2022 01:27 PM
The Concert in the Plaza scheduled for Tuesday, July 5 at Independence Grove Forest Preserve in Libertyville has been canceled.
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Jun 08, 2022 12:35 PM
Construction started this week on the first phase of a new environmental education facility that aims to achieve net-zero energy.
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Lake County Forest Preserves.
May 26, 2022 11:47 AM
The Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County in Libertyville is joining museums across the country in offering free admission to military personnel and their families. The free admission program runs through September 5, Labor Day.
May 25, 2022 02:09 PM
A 1,300-pound bison that escaped from a Wauconda farm late last year was safely and humanely removed early Wednesday morning from Lakewood Forest Preserve in early April.
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