ACRES Land Trust Spring/Summer Events

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

May 9, 2015

May 24, 2015

June 6, 2015

June 7, 2015

June 13, 2015

July 12, 2015

July 15, 2015

August 1, 2015

August 8, 2015

August 15, 2015

Phone: (260) 637-2273

Email: acres@acreslandtrust.org

Link: http://www.acreslandtrust.org

Event Description

May 7, 2015 Updated May 7, 2015 at 10:54 AM EDT

ACRES offers a wide variety of programs designed to provide greater awareness and enjoyment of natural areas. ACRES events and programs are open to the public - you do not have to be an ACRES member to participate. All programs are offered free of charge unless otherwise noted in the description. Choose an upcoming event and join in the fun!

Wildflower Hike at Vandolah Nature Preserve
Vandolah Nature Preserve, 16151 Tother Road, Leo, IN 46765
5/9 2-4pm

Wildflower Hike at Blue Cast Springs Nature Preserve
Blue Cast Springs, 21412 Bluecast Road, Woodburn, IN 46797
5/24 2-4pm

National Trails Day
Blue Cast Springs, 21412 Bluecast Road, Woodburn, IN 46797
Celebrate National Trails Day with a docent-led hike. Enjoy vistas of the Maumee River and explore the ravines that run through the upland forest to feed the river. Blue Cast is the site of a natural spring once thought to have healthful properties. Guided hikes begin at 10, 10:45 and 11:30 or you may explore on your own. No registration necessary. Presented by Debbie Branfield, Chuck Lake and ACRES docents.
6/6 10am-12pm

Birding at Glenwood Nature Preserve
Glenwood Nature Preserve, 7008 W. 650 N, Etna Green, IN 46524
Join fellow early risers on Sunday morning at Glennwood Nature Preserve for the chance to hear and see migratory songbirds. Attendees will receive a Sibley’s Warblers of Eastern North America folding field guide. Plenty of extra binoculars will be available for those who don’t bring their own. Presented by Casey and Jennifer Jones.
6/7 7am

PROJECT LEARNING TREE Workshop for Environmental Education with Children
Tom & Jane Dustin Nature Preserve, 1802 Chapman Road, Huntertown, IN 46748
Project Learning Tree, an award-winning program, inspires students, teachers, families, and volunteers to gain an awareness and knowledge of the world around them and their place in it by using the forest as a “window to the world.” Dress appropriately as part of the workshop will be outside. Fee for the manual is $22. Presented by Mary Ibe and Nancy Eagle. Pay at the event. RSVP by June 6: 637-2273 or acres@acreslandtrust.org
6/13 8:30am-2:30pm

Soil Science at Wildwood Nature Preserve (Kosciusko County)
Wildwood Nature Preserve, 409 E SR 14, Silver Lake, IN 46982
We will analyze the temperature, structure, color and chemistry of the different soil types present at Wildwood to gain a better understanding of how soils play a role in the ecosystem. Presented by Casey Jones.
7/12 9am

Tom & Jane Dustin Nature Preserve, 1802 Chapman Road, Huntertown, IN 46748
Celebrate our community’s natural heritage in coordination with the Three Rivers Festival. Enjoy light refreshments, meet staff in a casual open house atmosphere, and learn more about our work. Explore the preserve on your own, or join one of many docent-led hikes through Cedar Canyon. Newcomers and long-time friends alike encouraged. Presented by ACRES docents and staff.
7/15 9am-3pm

PLEIN AIR PAINTING at Bock Nature Preserve (Kosciusko County)
Bock Nature Preserve, 11630 S SR 14, Akron, IN 46910
Bock Nature Preserve hosts a restored prairie teeming with color in late summer. Thanks to support from the Auer Foundation, we'll provide bold yellow and lavendar oil paints to render the Rudbeckia and Monarda flowers blooming among tall grasses. Bring only your artistic expression. Presented by Casey and Jennifer Limit 6. RSVP by August 1: 637-2273 or acres@acreslandtrust.org
8/8 4pm

Creek Stomp VII at Hathaway Preserve at Ross Run
Hathaway Preserve at Ross Run
It’s that time again — time to get up close and personal with leeches, pinching crayfish and biting mosquitoes, fossils, waterfalls, cliffs, minnows, salamanders, and — if we are lucky — a snake or two. You’ll get wet, dirty, and inspired. Presented by The Kissel Family.
8/1 1pm

Wing Haven Nature Preserve, 180 W. 400 N., Angola, IN 46703
Relax as you explore the Seven Sisters Lakes with Nate as he leads an interpretive program. Bring your own canoe or kayak. Presented by Nate Simons.
8/15 2-4pm

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