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Lake County Forest Preserves
Jun 24, 2019 09:11 AM

We Maintain Decision Based on Safety Concerns

The Sheriff’s Office finding does not change our conclusion that the second cancellation was a prudent safety decision.

 
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Fresh Produce Available

Through early October, purchase organically grown produce from the Green Youth Farm, located in North Chicago.

 
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Independence Grove Beach Passes Available

Season passes to the swimming beach at Independence Grove Forest Preserve in Libertyville are on sale for Lake County residents. Purchase on or before May 1 and receive a 10 percent discount.

 
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Spring Walks in Your Preserves

Enjoy this beautiful spring weather with a guided walk through a preserve.

 
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Spring 2019 Horizons Magazine Available Online

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

 
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Dunn Museum Gift Shop Sale

Receive 25% OFF all merchandise* and 70% OFF select items at the Museum Gift Shop through the month of December! *Excludes consignment products.

 
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New leadership on Lake County Forest Preserve Board

At a special election on Monday, December 3, the Board of Commissioners elected their new leaders, choosing Angelo Kyle of Waukegan (District 14) as President of the Lake County Forest Preserves. The Board also elected Julie Simpson of Vernon Hills

 
 
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