ACRES Land Trust Events

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

October 15, 2015

October 17, 2015

October 18, 2015

October 24, 2015

December 6, 2015

December 12, 2015

October 10, 2015

Phone: (260) 637-2273

Email: acres@acreslandtrust.org

Link: http://www.acreslandtrust.org

Event Description

May 7, 2015 Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 9:46 AM EST

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!

Saturday, October 10, 10 am - noon
Tom and Jane Dustin Nature Preserve
1802 Chapman Road, Huntertown, IN 46748
The ACRES office, originally the home of Tom and Jane Dustin, two of ACRES’ founding members, is located on this preserve. Eminent conservationists, Tom and Jane helped pass many of Indiana’s most significant pieces of conservation statutes, including the Nature Preserves Act.

The preserve adjoins the Robert C. and Rosella C. Johnson and Whitehurst Nature Preserves. Trails wind through high quality upland, ravine, floodplain forest, and steep bluffs along the north bank of Cedar Creek.
Presented by Ben Hess, IDNR Regional Ecologist and Casey Jones
RSVP to Ben Hess by October 9th:
260-368-7594 or bhess@dnr.in.gov

Thursday, October 15, 5 – 6 pm
Tom and Jane Dustin Nature Preserve Barn
1802 Chapman Road, Huntertown, IN 46748
Entrance to the barn is east of the main entrance to the ACRES office
Pick your own pace as you travel through the Dustin nature preserve. Three groups will leave the Dustin barn — one taking a casual walk through the property, one jogging at a moderate pace, and one motivated group taking a high intensity run up and down the ravine paths of the preserve.
Presented by a volunteer docent guide, Jason Kissel and Mark O’Shaughnessy.

Saturday, October 17 from 10-11am at Bicentennial Woods, 340 E. Shoaff Road, Huntertown, IN 46748
Sunday, October 18 from 2-3pm at Wing Haven 180 W. 400 N, Angola, IN 46703
Share the trail with the children in your life. With activities to engage youngsters, you’re bound to experience the preserve anew. If there is one thing Bill loves, it is connecting kids to nature.
Presented by Bill Smith and his grandchildren.

Mary Thornton Nature Preserve, 1541 E. 300 N, Wabash, IN 46992
Join us for story time in the woods. We will share nature stories along a half mile trail through the colorful fall woods, taking time to explore the plants and animals around us. This program is geared towards families with preschool aged children, but all are welcome.
Presented by the Kissel family.
10/24 1-2pm

180 W. 400 N, Angola, IN 46703
Gather around a wood-burning stove for an old-fashioned sing-along. Enjoy festive refreshments and celebrate the holiday season at the Wing Haven Studio.
Presented by ACRES friends Art Eberhardt, Jim Shearer, Jeanine Samuelson and Steve Eyrich.
12/6 2-3pm

Hathaway Preserve at Ross Run, 1866 E. Baumbauer Road, Wabash, IN 46992
Enjoy a crisp winter night watching the meteor shower in the dark skies of rural Wabash
County. Bring a blanket or chair to gaze into the sky from — coffee and hot chocolate will be provided. If it happens to be cloudy, we’ll look a little closer to the ground and explore the night life of this amazing preserve.
Presented by the Kissel family.
12/12 8:30-9:30pm

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