Spring is a great time for nature exploration. Join in the fun as naturalists lead hikes at 4 Lake County parks. (We will explore the others this fall.) Please dress for weather, as trails may be wet this time of year.
Dates and Parks:
Thursday, April 4: Buckley Homestead
Thursday, April 25: Three Rivers
Thursday, May 2: Grand Kankakee Marsh
Thursday, May 30: Deep River- Big Maple Lake
Northwest Indiana Dragonfly Hunts
$2 per person per session
Meet at designated area at 9:30 AM. Preregistration is required;please call 219-844-3188.
Practice identifying dragonflies as you walk with a naturalist from Gibson Woods at various locations throughout Northwest Indiana. Brings binoculars’ and a camera if you like.
Thursday, June 13: Oak Ridge Prairie, meet in parking lot by pond; gate fee waived for registrants
Thursday, June 27: Fancher Lake (Lake County Fair Grounds)/Sauerman Woods, meet at east end of lake by Industrial Building
Thursday, July 11: Douglas Center-Indiana Dunes Nat’l Lakeshore (Miller), meet in parking lot
Thursday, July 25: Wolf Lake Area, meet at 129th St Parking Lot