June 23 – Pollinator Walk at Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve

June 23 – Pollinator Walk at Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve

Join volunteer Aimee Graves for our monthly “casual hike” – a time to enjoy and explore an Oak Heritage nature preserve. In June, we’ll visit Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve, near West Harrison, Indiana. This month’s hike is part of Pollinator Week. Folks all around the country will be celebrating and learning about pollinators. We hope […]

May 19 – Creek Exploration and Forest Walk

May 19 – Creek Exploration and Forest Walk

Join volunteer Aimee Graves for our monthly “casual hike” – a time to enjoy and explore an Oak Heritage nature preserve. In May, we’ll visit Buttonwood Nature Preserve, near Dillsboro, Indiana. Meet at 2pm, at the preserve, and plan to explore for 1.5 – 2 hours. You’ll find Buttonwood Nature Preserve listed on Google Maps […]

May 14 – Weed Wrangle Indiana® at Lebline Woods Nature Preserve

May 14 – Weed Wrangle Indiana® at Lebline Woods Nature Preserve

The bluebells at Lebline Woods Nature Preserve cover the forest floor each April – – but an invasive vine is trying to crowd them out! Join us on May 14 for a Weed Wrangle Indiana® event to help fight the winter creeper vine and protect the Bluebells! You’ll join a crew of volunteers from the […]

May 11 – Find us at Wings Over Muscatatuck

May 11 – Find us at Wings Over Muscatatuck

We’re excited to be part of the fun on Saturday, May 11, when Muscatutck National Wildlife Refuge is hosting their annual “Wings Over Muscatatuck” day-long festival. We’ll have one of several hands-on booths for kids and families. Come say hello, learn about birds, take a hike, and enjoy the refuge. The fun starts at 8:30am. […]

April 17 – Wildflower Walk at Lebline Woods Nature Preserve

April 17 – Wildflower Walk at Lebline Woods Nature Preserve

Join us to see the Bluebells! This riverside forest has been home to acres and acres of bluebells since the 1800’s. Today, they are protected as part of Lebline Woods Nature Preserve, which we proudly protect – and invite you to enjoy. Our nature preserve is just north Seymour, Indiana. There is no parking area at the […]

April 6 – Park Hop Celebration

April 6 – Park Hop Celebration

Did you participate in our Park Hop scavenger hunt? If so, we invite you to the Park Hop Celebration. Families can have fun with hands-on nature activities from Clifty Falls State Park and others, and claim kids’ prizes at our Park Hop Celebration on April 6, 2019, from 1-2pm at Heritage Park. Meet at 109 […]

Feb 15 – March 15 – Native Plant Sale

Feb 15 – March 15 – Native Plant Sale

Ready for more butterflies, bees, and birds in your yard? Then it’s time to establish a pollinator habitat. Oak Heritage Conservancy is part of the “Jefferson County Polllinator Action Group,” and together, we’re hosting a plant sale. The plant sale makes it easy to offer what native pollinators need – a food source throughout the […]

March 1 – 31 – Park Hop

March 1 – 31 – Park Hop

The Park Hop is a free, community-wide scavenger hunt through our parks and nature preserves. Jefferson County, Indiana is full of places for you to explore in nature, including our nature preserves. The Park Hop is a fun way for families (and kids of all ages) to get outside and have fun. Visit as many […]

March 9 – 31 – Nature & Farm Photo Exhibit

March 9 – 31 – Nature & Farm Photo Exhibit

Over 270 photos were entered in this year’s Nature & Farm Photo Contest. Every shot had to be taken in Indiana – and every one makes us pause and consider the beauty of Indiana. “We host the contest to get people thinking about the beauty here in southern Indiana. We hope people will ask themselves: […]