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Wellness Walk @ Cressmoor Praire

August 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT

Free
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Unwind and connect with nature with our Wellness Walks series, hosted by Shirley Heinze Land Trust, Purdue University Nutrition Education Program, and Community Healthcare System. Held on the 10th of each month, these FREE Wellness Walks will take place in various Shirley Heine nature preserves throughout Northwest Indiana and will focus on a variety of conservation, physical activity and health related topics from our partners.

August’s Wellness Walk will take place at Cressmoor Prairie Nature Preserve on Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 3:00 pm CT.

Late summer is one of the best times to view Cressmoor Prairie, when the purple and golden flowers of ironweed, milkweed, compass plant, prairie dock, and many other wildflowers are at their peak. This event features a casual stroll through the prairie, with opportunities to chat with healthcare professionals while learning about the local ecosystem. Our hike leaders will also demonstrate how spending time outside benefits your health.

We will meet at the WEST entrance of Cressmoor Prairie, near Emily Silich Park at 615 W 40th Place, Hobart, IN.

  • Trail length: 0.78 mile
  • Terrain: mostly flat, grassy trails; some uneven terrain
  • We recommend to bring sturdy shoes and a water bottle.

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About Us:
SHLT Logo The mission of Shirley Heinze Land Trust is to preserve and restore natural lands and waters in northwestern Indiana, and to engage people in nature and conservation.

 

Purdue Extension NEP Logo

Purdue Extension – Nutrition Education Program is working to improve community wellness and health equity for all Hoosiers, especially those of us who have the least, through two major offerings: direct education and community wellness initiatives.

 

Community Healthcare System Logo

At Community Healthcare System, we value meeting the vital responsibilities in the community we serve, and take a leadership role in enhancing the quality of life and health, striving to reduce the incidence of illness through clinical services, education and prevention.

 

 

For inclement weather, participants will be notified. Rain Date is on 17th of each month.

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Date:
August 10
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Cost:
Free
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Cressmoor Prairie – West Entrance
615 W 40th Ave
Hobart, Indiana 46342 United States
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