Submit Your Photography to the Route 53 Fields of Vision Photo Contest

Enter the Route 53 Fields of Vision Photo Contest for a chance to win $400! Sponsored by Openlands, Sierra Club Illinois’ local Woods & Wetlands Group, Lake County Audubon Society, the photo contest encourages amateur photographers to capture the beautify of one of the Chicago region’s most beautiful natural landscapes.

2021 Annual Luncheon

Attend Openlands 2021 Annual Luncheon

Join Openlands for the 2021 Annual Luncheon honoring U.S. Senator Dick Durbin’s environmental and conservation legacy and celebrate the importance of conservation and environmental stewardship locally, nationally, and internationally.

Navy Begins Assessment of Openlands Lakeshore Preserve

The Navy begins work with the City of Highland Park and Lake County to assess the Openlands Lakeshore Preserve after the discovery and disposal of three explosives in April of 2021. Plans to reopen will not be available until the completion of the assessment, at the earliest.