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August 2021

Dig the Dunes Beer Run

August 4, 2021 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Meadowbrook Nature Preserve, 109 W. 700 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States
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Join the third Dig the Dunes Beer Run of the season! This fun run will kick off and end at Meadowbrook Nature Preserve.

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Nature in the Arts: Paint Out

August 14, 2021 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Lydick Bog Nature Preserve, 25898 US-20
South Bend, IN 46628 United States
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Join us at Lydick Bog Nature Preserve for painting, music, and celebrating Nature in the Arts!

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Nature in the Arts: Monotype Workshop

August 21, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Meadowbrook Nature Preserve, 109 W. 700 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States
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Create your own monotype print at Meadowbrook with Art Barn School of Art!

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September 2021

Outdoor Adventure Festival Paddle

September 12, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Portage Lakefront & Riverwalk, 1000 Riverwalk Drive
Portage, IN 46368 United States
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Paddle the lower East Branch Little Calumet during the 2021 Indiana Dunes National Park Outdoor Adventure Fest!

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Festival de la Monarca Webinar: Dig Into Native Plant Gardening!

September 13, 2021 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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Find out what it takes to design and manage a native plant garden in your own landscape and how it benefits monarchs and other pollinators, plus much more!

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Festival de la Monarca: Come Hike & Learn How You Can be a Community Scientist

September 15, 2021 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve, 750 Colfax St
Gary, IN 46406 United States
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During this scientist-led hike at the Ivanhoe South nature preserve in Gary, Indiana, you will see a monarch-tagging demonstration that supports this collaboration (provided that monarchs are cooperative that day).
Participants will also learn about tools easily used to identify and report species.

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Festival de la Monarca: “Día de Paseo/Field Trip” Bilingual Butterfly Hike

September 18, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Seider Dune and Swale Nature Preserve, 5501-5599 Kennedy Ave
Hammond, IN 46323 United States
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Join local experts to celebrate the Monarch's migration through our area with a bilingual butterfly hike at the Grand Calumet River Conservation Area in Hammond, Indiana.

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October 2021

Appreciation Hikes

October 2, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for our annual Appreciation Hike! In 2021, hikes will occur simultaneously at several preserves, so you can visit your favorite preserve, or your closest preserve!

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Nature Appreciation Hike at Lydick Bog

October 2, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lydick Bog Nature Preserve, 25898 US-20
South Bend, IN 46628 United States
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Be our guest for a guided tour of Lydick Bog Nature Preserve!

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