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Open your mind with an educational hike, or stretch your legs at one of our volunteer workdays.
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Volunteer Workday @ Ivanhoe South

Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve 750 Colfax St, Gary, IN, United States

The spring equinox falls on March 19th this year. What better way to usher in the season than to do some spring cleaning at one of our region's most amazing and ecologically significant nature preserves? The dune and swale habitat on display at Ivanhoe South is globally rare. Home to a wide array of bird …

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Volunteer Workday @ St. Francis

St. Francis Nature Preserve 3500 Franciscan Way, Michigan City, IN, United States

Help us keep St. Francis clean! One of Shirley Heinze's newest preserves, St. Francis Nature Preserve in Michigan City is a forest wetland adjacent to the Franciscan Health campus. A raised boardwalk allows visitors to walk over the wet grounds of the property and winds beneath towering oaks and maples. Hospital staff, patients, and local …

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