Connect Children to Nature at Upcoming Garden Workshops
Learn how to inspire a love for nature and environmental responsibility in children at our upcoming Nature 101 and Connecting to Nature through Habitats at Home and School workshops in April and May.
Openlands has temporarily closed the Lakeshore Preserve for the protection of all
On two occasions the week of April 5, 2021, explosive materials were found within the Openlands Lakeshore Preserve. Shortly thereafter, with help from the Highland Park Police Department, the Waukegan Bomb Squad removed the explosives. The military has taken the lead on determining if there are additional explosive materials on the property.
Protect Imperiled Species Under the Endangered Species Act
Even though Monarch butterflies are critically endangered, the Federal government decided not to add them to the Endangered Species act because of funding. Tell your Federal elected officials that Monarch butterflies must be listed as an imperiled species under the ESA.