Lake County Forest Preserves news and articles
Two Illinois organizations committed to advancing parks and recreation recognized the outstanding contributions of the Lake County Forest Preserves with four esteemed awards for excellence in public communications and design.
“Managing Healthy Landscapes” opens Feb. 10 at the Dunn Museum, 1899 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville.
The 41st annual Profiles in Excellence event takes place from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road in North Chicago.
Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods is partnering with Old Town School of Folk Music to bring free bilingual music programming for youth to Brushwood Center every Saturday.
Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods is presenting “Enriching Life,” the botanical artwork of internationally renowned botanical artist Heeyoung Kim and the Brushwood Botanical Artists.
The Chicago Wilderness Alliance has recognized the Lake County Forest Preserves with two prestigious awards.
Don’t send your holiday tree to the landfill. Donate it to the Lake County Forest Preserves, and they’ll recycle it into wood chips for trails and landscaping in your forest preserves.
The ninth annual Lake County History Symposium takes place virtually on Zoom from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 4 and 18.
The Lake County Forest Preserves offer a winter wonderland of activities, featuring everything from the graceful glide of ice skating to the exhilarating rush of sledding and the serene journey of cross-country skiing.
Visitors can explore the bones and fossils belonging to the giant creatures that once roamed the Earth. Six full dinosaur skeletal molds, including a Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus rex and Velociraptor, can be viewed and touched
The Lake County Forest Preserves Board of Commissioners approved the fiscal 2024 budget at its Oct. 11 meeting.
The Lake County Forest Preserves earned a prestigious award in the Best Green Practices category of an Illinois Association of Park Districts contest.
Dinosaurs will visit the Bess Bower Dunn Museum in Libertyville with the opening of a special exhibition, “Dinosaurs: Fossils Exposed.”
The Lake County Forest Preserves is holding its popular OAKtober Native Tree & Shrub Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 1 at Ryerson Conservation Area in Riverwoods.
The Lake County Forest Preserves has planned a variety of entertainment as part of SeptOberFest at Independence Grove Forest Preserve in Libertyville.