Meadowbrook Nature Preserve

Canceled – Meadowbrook Monday

*EDIT:  This event has been canceled, but is being rescheduled for two weeks later on September 18th.* The new pavilion at Meadowbrook Nature Preserve has become a focal point for ecological education and activities around the region.  Although it was constructed a year ago, it requires occasional maintenance to retain its neat, rustic elegance.  You …

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Front of Meadowbrook Nature Preserve's Native Garden

Meadowbrook Monday

Come show our native garden some love! The native plants growing out in front of the conservation center at Meadowbrook are an inspiring and hardy testament to our region’s original botanical diversity.  They also represent an essential stop on the daily journeys of our local pollinators.  It takes work and dedication, though, to keep invasives …

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close up of white trillium flowers

Trails, Trees and Trillium in Northwest Indiana

This blog entry was originally posted through Enbridge on October 5, 2021. Some information has been updated from the original post. Shirley Heinze Land Trust uses Meadowbrook Nature Preserve trail system to engage residents in nature and conservation On a guided hike through Meadowbrook Nature Preserve in northwest Indiana, visitors traverse newly expanded trail systems through oak …

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Drama on Damon Run: Mink Monitoring Part 3

This story is part of an ongoing wildlife monitoring project along a tributary of Salt Creek, Damon Run,  that meanders through Meadowbrook Nature Preserve. Check out Part 1 and Part 2 to catch up!   By: Jim Haniford Nothing prepared me for winter through the lens of the trail camera.  Once Sarah fine-tuned its sensitivity, …

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