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Lake County Conservation Gets a Boost from Merger

The joining of two nonprofits should improve natural resource management north of the city.

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Effective January 1, 2018, the local nonprofit Conserve Lake County will merge with the regional, Chicago-based nonprofit Openlands. Organization leaders say the move will strengthen Conserve Lake County’s leverage and maximize resources for protecting natural landscapes in Chicagoland.