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Summer activities with ACRES Land Trust

Event Details

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June 4, 2016

July 13, 2016

August 18, 2016

July 12, 2016

July 15, 2016

July 23, 2016

August 13, 2016

Phone: (260) 637-2273

Email: lhaver@acreslandtrust.org

Link: http://www.acreslandtrust.org

Event Description

May 26, 2016 Updated May 26, 2016 at 10:24 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!

SHARE THE TRAILS - NATIONAL TRAILS DAY
Wing Haven 180 W. 400 N., Angola, IN 46703
ACRES volunteers want to share the trails of their favorite preserves with you! Enjoy these casual walks through the woods, sharing your own love of nature along the way.
Explore the trails of this 254.8-acre preserve that protects one of the Seven Sisters Lakes, a glacially carved kettle hole lake system, rolling meadows and surrounding upland forest.
6/4 10am-12pm

SHARE THE TRAILS - THREE RIVERS FESTIVAL OPEN HOUSE AND HIKE
Tom and Jane Dustin Nature Preserve, 1802 Chapman Road, Huntertown, IN 46748
ACRES volunteers want to share the trails of their favorite preserves with you! Enjoy these casual walks through the woods, sharing your own love of nature along the way.
Celebrate the Three Rivers Festival from the Cedar Creek Corridor’s 80-foot tunnel valley! See the ACRES office and meet staff. Refreshments and guided hikes.
7/13 10am-3pm

SHARE THE TRAILS - 50TH ANNIVERSARY HIKE: CELEBRATE LLOYD W. BENDER MEMORIAL FOREST
Lloyd W. Bender Memorial Forest 1891 N. River Road W, Albion IN 46701
ACRES volunteers want to share the trails of their favorite preserves with you! Enjoy these casual walks through the woods, sharing your own love of nature along the way.
This state-dedicated nature preserve protects upland and wetland forest, an area of forested floodplain of the Elkhart River and a brushy section of sedge meadow.
You can honor this unique property by making a gift to the ACRES Endowment at the Noble County Community Foundation.
Noble County Community Foundation c/o ACRES Endowment
1599 Lincolnway S
Ligonier, IN 46767
8/18 7-9pm

PROJECT LEARNING TREE WORKSHOP
Asherwood Environmental Center, 7496 W. SR 124, Wabash, IN 46992
Project Learning Tree is an award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12. Please bring a sack lunch and dress to be outdoors. Cost is $22 for the Project Learning Tree manual. Educators who attend will earn 6 Professional Growth Points.
Presented by Nancy Eagle and Mary Ibe. RSVP by July 1 to ibe.science@gmail.com.
7/12 8:30am-2:30pm

ART FOR ACRES
GARRETT MUSEUM OF ART, 100 S Randolph St, Garrett, IN 46738
Artists’ Reception, Show to follow. Proceeds benefit ACRES.
7/15 7-9pm

BIKE & HIKE
Begins at Mary Thornton Nature Preserve, 1541 E. 300 N., Wabash, IN 46992
Bike to and hike all five Wabash County preserves! Enjoy a leisurely-paced 52-mile trek on paved, country roads with flat to moderate terrain. Rest stops included, along with a midday stop in downtown Wabash for lunch at your choice of restaurants. Tour ends with a cookout at Mary Thornton Nature Preserve.
Presented by the Kissel family. RSVP by July 16 to jkissel@acreslandtrust.org.
7/23 9am-12pm

PLEIN AIR PAINTING
Wayne Township Prairie, Warsaw
We'll paint a prairie teeming with color in the late summer including towering prairie dock flowers and tall grasses. Paints and materials provided; you neehd only bring your artistic expression. Limit 6. RSVP by July 20 to cjones@acreslandtrust.org.
7/23 6-8:30pm

CREEK STOMP VIII
Hathaway Preserve at Ross Run, 1866 E Baumbauer Road, Wabash, IN 46992
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.
8/13 2-4pm




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