Lake County Forest Preserves news and articles
The Beer Garden at Independence Grove, featuring scenic views and craft brews, was scheduled to open May 5.
The Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County celebrated its five-year anniversary last week by offering free admission to visitors with the donation of a nonperishable food item or toiletry.
A special exhibition, “Ready, Set, Go! Lake County’s Racing History,” is opening April 15 at the Bess Bower Dunn Museum in Libertyville. It runs through Sept. 10.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District received funding to restore native habitats and improve ecosystem services in the Upper Des Plaines River Watershed.
A recently awarded $600,000 state grant will help fund a revamping of Lakewood Forest Preserve.
The Bess Bower Dunn Museum is celebrating its five-year anniversary at its current location at 1899 W. Winchester Road in Libertyville.
The Lake County Forest Preserves is hosting a job fair from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at the Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road in North Chicago.
The Lake County Forest Preserves has hired Ron Davis, a 34-year law enforcement veteran, as director of public safety to replace retiring John Tannahill.
The 40th annual Profiles in Excellence event takes place from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road in North Chicago. The theme this year is “Women in Sports.”
The eighth annual Lake County History Symposium takes place online from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 5 and 19. “Eat, Drink and Be Merry: The History of Food and Hospitality in Lake County” is this year’s theme.
A new, groundbreaking effort to study animal migrations and connect researchers, scientists and students to real-time migratory data across the globe is underway.
At a special meeting Dec. 5, the Board of Commissioners reelected Angelo Kyle of Waukegan (District 14) as president of the Lake County Forest Preserves.
A special exhibition, “Color and Light: Charles Warner’s Miniature Cathedrals,” is running through Jan. 8 at the Bess Bower Dunn Museum in Libertyville.
The Lake County Forest Preserves recently gave its General Offices and the Dunn Museum in Libertyville a landscaping makeover, thanks to a longtime supporter.
Construction has begun on the first phase of a new environmental education facility that aims to achieve net-zero energy.