nature preserve events
Open your mind with an educational hike, or stretch your legs at one of our volunteer workdays.
Join us and see how everyone – especially you – can make an impact.

Volunteer Workday @ Meadowbrook

Help us button up our campaign against hard-stemmed invasive plants on Meadowbrook's ADA Accessible Trial! The invasive control work will never be truly finished, but volunteers like you have made a HUGE dent in the volume of unwelcome and harmful species growing around this picturesque and relatively new trail. We began helping us to clear …

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Volunteer Workday @ Bayless Dune

Bayless Dune Nature Preserve 8975-9047 Indian Boundary, Gary, IN 46403, Gary, IN, United States

Parking for the workday will be at the former site of Nobel Elementary School, now a vacant parcel across from St. Barnabas Church, 601 Pottawatomi Trail, Gary. This little preserve in Miller features oak forest, wetlands, high dunes and blowouts, and an incredible native plant diversity. It truly is a gem in the midst of …

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Volunteer Workday @ Ambler

Ambler Flatwoods 8364 Meer Road, Michigan City, IN, United States

The dense, ancient forest of Ambler Flatwoods is home to a multitude of native plant and animal species. We recently replaced a large section of the state-dedicated preserve's boardwalk system so that visitors can continue to safely appreciate the flatwoods ecosystem. Following up on this improvement, we've been taking out some invasive species along the …

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