May 20 – Nature at Home: A (Virtual) Visit to the Smithsonian’s Habitat Exhibit

May 20 – Nature at Home: A (Virtual) Visit to the Smithsonian’s Habitat Exhibit
Date: May 20, 2020 - May 26, 2020
Time: All-day

Let’s head to our nation’s capital (virtually!) for a tour of the Smithsonian’s Habitats exhibit. They’re spending two years focusing on all the life outside the museum walls. Right now, they’re making the exhibit virtual. There are 15 exhibits in all. There are videos, photos, and more for you to explore. Here’s a sampling of […]

May 12 – Nature at Home: #INslowmoments

May 12 – Nature at Home: #INslowmoments
Date: May 12, 2020 - May 18, 2020
Time: All-day

This week’s Nature at Home project comes to us from Indiana Humanities. We’re in love with the #INslowmoments campaign. The whole point is to get outside, slow down, and capture a video of whatever part of the Indiana landscape inspires you, whether it’s a creek, the hop of a rocky outcropping, the bottom of a […]

May 5 – Nature at Home: DIY Hummingbird Feeders

May 5 – Nature at Home: DIY Hummingbird Feeders
Date: May 5, 2020 - May 12, 2020
Time: All-day

Hummingbirds are here! These migratory jewels come to Indiana each Spring. We were amazed to learn that humminbirds remember the feeders and flower patches that they visit over their lifetime – and they’ll return to the same ones over and over. We feel inspired to plant more pollinator plants this Spring, and add some feeders! […]

April 27 – Nature at Home: Nature I-Spy

April 27 – Nature at Home: Nature I-Spy
Date: April 27, 2020 - May 3, 2020
Time: All-day

Everyone loves I-Spy, especially if the focus is on nature – and it gives us a chance to connect to the people we love. We have two options for Nature I-Spy: one for toddlers, and one for the rest of us. The one for kids, teenagers, and adults lets you connect with friends and family, […]

April 20 – Nature at Home Project: Earth Day!

April 20 – Nature at Home Project: Earth Day!
Date: April 20, 2020 - April 26, 2020
Time: All-day

This week’s Nature at Home project is very special: it’s an Earth Day celebration! Here are some fun projects that will let us all celebrate Earth Day together, even from afar: Make an Earth Day Window Sign. This would be perfect for a fun Earth Day rally – but we all need to stay at […]

April 13 – Nature at Home Project of the Week: Trees!

April 13 – Nature at Home Project of the Week: Trees!
Date: April 13, 2020 - April 19, 2020
Time: All-day

This week’s Nature at Home project is all about trees. We’ve gathered a few little experiments and crafts that will help you get to know the trees in your backyard – hopefully in ways you’ve never considered! How tall is that tree, anyway? We like to measure ourselves as we grow up. It’s a fun […]

April 6 – Nature at Home Project of the Week – Gratitude Tree

April 6 – Nature at Home Project of the Week – Gratitude Tree
Date: April 6, 2020 - April 12, 2020
Time: All-day

This week’s Nature at Home Project is a Gratitude Tree. It’s one part arts and crafts, one part reflection, and one part a celebration that the trees are starting to grow leaves! Make a Gratitude Tree   Let’s add leaves like the trees are doing, and create a Gratitude Tree. The idea is to write […]

March 30 – Nature at Home Project of the Week – Feed the Birds

March 30 – Nature at Home Project of the Week – Feed the Birds
Date: March 30, 2020 - April 5, 2020
Time: All-day

These are uncertain times – but one thing is always true: we need a connection to the natural world. In response to Covid-19, we are cancelling or postponing all in-person events. We look forward to spending time outside in nature with you later this year. But for right now: if you’re looking for some small […]

March 23 – Nature at Home Project of the Week: Wildlife Tracks Detective

March 23 – Nature at Home Project of the Week: Wildlife Tracks Detective
Date: March 23, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Time: All-day

These are uncertain times – but one thing is always true: we need a connection to the natural world. In response to Covid-19, we are cancelling or postponing all in-person events. We look forward to spending time outside in nature with you later this year. But for right now: if you’re looking for some small […]

Cancelled: March 21 – Nature Photo Exhibit & Social

Cancelled: March 21 – Nature Photo Exhibit & Social
Date: March 21, 2020
Time: 10:00 am  to  12:00 pm

Update: To protect everyone’s health, this event has been cancelled. We hope you look at the winning photos online, and vote for a Grand Prize winner. We hope this gorgeous photos provide a moment of nature in these uncertain times.   Come see the winning photos from the Fourth Annual Nature & Farm Photo Contest […]