Adult Educational Programs

These programs are designed for adults/ young adults. Unless noted otherwise, all programs are free but donations are appreciated.

Weekly Bird Migration Hike 

Wednesdays,  April 15- May 27 from 8:30- 10 AM

Gibson Woods

Spring and Fall are great times to see a variety of migrating bird species including thrushers, warblers, sparrows and vireos. Walk with a park naturalist to see who is visiting the Woods.

Spring Exploration at Grand Kankakee Marsh

Friday, May 1 from 9-11 AM

Grand Kankakee Marsh

Take in the sights and sounds of spring along the Kankakee River at Grand Kankakee Marsh County Park.

Butterfly Basics

 Tuesdays, May 26 and June 2 from 9:30-11 AM

Gibson Woods

Is it a butterfly or a moth? How do you tell the difference? Learn this and more about some of the more common butterfly species of the area.

I Spy a Dragonfly 

Tuesday, April 28 from 9:30-11:30 AM

Gibson Woods

Come and learn about the structure and behavior of the dragonfly as well as the various species of dragonflies common to Northwest Indiana. Pre-registrations required; please call 219-844-3188.

Full Flower Moon Hike

Thursday, May 7 8-9 PM

Gibson Woods

Spring is a great time to go out for a night hike in the woods. Pre-registrations required; please call 219-844-3188. Homeschool, scout and other groups are welcome to attend, but families must register individually.