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Feb 10, 2023 09:07 AM
The Forest Preserves recently hired a bilingual environmental educator as one strategy toward our objective to reach a broader audience.
Jan 23, 2023 10:49 AM
The Lake County Forest Preserves hired Ron Davis, a 34-year law enforcement veteran, as director of public safety to replace retiring John Tannahill.
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Dec 14, 2022 02:28 PM
A new, groundbreaking effort to study animal migrations and connect researchers, scientists and students to real-time migratory data across the globe is underway. Lake County is one of the newest links in the chain.
Dec 06, 2022 01:55 PM
At a special meeting, the Board of Commissioners reelected Angelo Kyle of Waukegan (District 14) as president of the Lake County Forest Preserves. The Board also reelected John Wasik of Grayslake (District 6) to serve as vice president.
Nov 17, 2022 10:09 AM
The Lake County Forest Preserves recently gave its General Offices and the Dunn Museum in Libertyville a landscaping makeover, thanks to a long-time supporter.
Nov 08, 2022 10:35 AM
Paul J. Hettich, a Lake County Forest Preserves ranger police officer, was inducted into the 2022 class of the U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps National Hall of Fame.
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