Aug 28 – Fall Native Wildflower Arrangement at Monarch Meadows Nature Preserve

Aug 28 – Fall Native Wildflower Arrangement at Monarch Meadows Nature Preserve
Date: August 28, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm

Just in time for Fall: Join us on August 28, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at Monarch Meadows where Cari Beggs, owner of The Rustic Petal in Greensburg, will take us through choosing, cutting, and arranging wildflowers in bouquet arrangements.  Cari will “walk” you through bouquet building, a history of the farm (that’s now our nature […]

July 21 – Volunteer Trail Building Day at Webster Woods Nature Preserve

July 21 – Volunteer Trail Building Day at Webster Woods Nature Preserve
Date: July 21, 2021
Time: 10:00 am  to  4:00 pm

Get to work for nature! Help us build a new hiking trail at Webster Woods Nature Preserve, and help maintain our original loop at the preserve. Please RSVP on our Eventbrite listing, so we know how many tools and snacks to bring! Volunteers will help clear brush and leaf litter, build a few stairs and […]

May 19 – A Night of Nocturnal Insects

May 19 – A Night of Nocturnal Insects
Date: May 19, 2021 - May 20, 2021
Time: 9:30 pm  to  12:30 pm

Moths, cicadas, beetles, and more. Join Glené Mynhardt, an entomologist at Hanover College and a new Oak Heritage board member, for a peek at the night life that surrounds us. Glené and her students will set up sheets with black lights to attract nocturnal insects. Event is free, but RSVP is required. Click here to […]

April 18 – Wildflower Walk at Lebline Woods Nature Preserve

April 18 – Wildflower Walk at Lebline Woods Nature Preserve
Date: April 18, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm  to  4:00 pm

Swaths of bluebells, blankets of trillium, and more. Join new Oak Heritage Board member Jamie Schantz for casual wildflower walks at Lebline Woods Nature Preserve near Seymour, Indiana. There are no trails at the preserve, but the woods have an open understory. RSVP required, but the event is free! Click here to RSVP for the […]

April 10 – Wildflower Walks at Sunman’s Woods

April 10 – Wildflower Walks at Sunman’s Woods
Date: April 10, 2021
Time: 10:00 am  to  2:00 pm

Join new Oak Heritage Board member Jamie Schantz for casual wildflower walks at Sunman’s Woods Nature Preserves near Sunman, Indiana. There are no trails at the preserve, but the woods have an open understory. RSVP required, but the event is free.  Walks start at 10am and noon. Click here to RSVPp for the 10am walk […]

March 17 – April 22: Jefferson County Park Hop

March 17 – April 22: Jefferson County Park Hop
Date: March 17, 2021 - April 22, 2021
Time: All-day

The Park Hop is a community-wide scavenger hunt for the whole family. Visit as many parks and nature preserves as you can. Have fun exploring Jefferson County as you go! Click here for all of the details!  

Now – April 22: Online Photo Exhibit + Earth Day Every Day Challenge

Now – April 22: Online Photo Exhibit + Earth Day Every Day Challenge
Date: February 23, 2021 - April 22, 2021
Time: All-day

This year’s Nature & Farm Photo Contest was inspired by Earth Day (last year was the 50th anniversary!). We asked photographers to take photos that celebrated the planet. These photos are the best of the best – but we need your help selecting a Grand Prize Winner. Check out the winning photos, like this turtle […]

Nature Quest – Sandhill Cranes

Nature Quest – Sandhill Cranes
Date: January 21, 2021 - February 11, 2021
Time: All-day

Our sixth challenge is now up and ready for you – and it’s all about Sandhill Cranes. Have you seen these 4′ tall birds flying over southeast Indiana? This Nature Quest invites you to learn more about Sandhills. When you’ve completed the Sandhill challenge, enter to win the Nature Quest Grand Prize or try some […]

Nov 17 – Dec 1 – Nature Quest Challenge 5: Animal Evidence (Scat, Tracks, etc!)

Nov 17 – Dec 1 – Nature Quest Challenge 5: Animal Evidence (Scat, Tracks, etc!)
Date: November 17, 2020 - December 1, 2020
Time: All-day

Our fifth challenge is now up and ready for you – and it’s all about scat, tracks, and the other evidence we can find about wildlife…if we know how to look!  Nature Quest is a fun, free event happening throughout Fall 2020. Families can do Nature Quest together, but still social distance from others. Every […]

Oct 24 – Fall Picnic (Come Social Distance & Celebrate Fall)

Oct 24 – Fall Picnic (Come Social Distance & Celebrate Fall)
Date: October 24, 2020
Time: 11:00 am  to  4:00 pm

Join us for our first-ever Fall (Carry-Out) Picnic Saturday, Oct 24 at Muscatatuck County Park This is a “Friend-Raiser” not a fundraiser, so we hope lots of families will join us for a fun, socially distanced picnic in nature. RSVP Required. Click here to purchase your tickets.   Tickets are $12 per adult and $10 […]