October 22 – Oak Heritage Conservancy Annual Gathering

October 22 – Oak Heritage Conservancy Annual Gathering
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Join us for an evening of natured filled fun and enjoyment as we celebrate the successes of 2022! Oak Heritage Conservancy Annual Gathering Hanover College Science Center Ball Drive Hanover, Indiana 47243   Reserve your tickets today! Two ways to purchase Tickets: You can mail a check for $60 per guest to: Oak Heritage Conservancy, PO […]

October 8 – Trail Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration!

October 8 – Trail Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration!
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Help us celebrate our newest nature trail! We invite you to join us Saturday October 8 at 1:00 pm to cut the ribbon and hike Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve. The new trail provides for a 1.3-mile hike through wooded hillsides chock-full of black walnut, white oak, shagbark hickory and pawpaw. This new Upper Loop trail […]

October 8 – Birding with Indiana Audubon Society

October 8 – Birding with Indiana Audubon Society
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Join the Indiana Audubon Society, Indiana Land Protection Alliance, and Oak Heritage for a guided bird hike at Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve.  It’s October Big Day and we want YOU to join us for this fun filled birding experience! This event is free and open to the public. Come explore our newest hiking trail while […]

September 24 – Hike Hilltop Nature Preserve!

September 24 – Hike Hilltop Nature Preserve!
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Come join us as we hike Oak Heritage’s newest nature trail at Hilltop Farm and Nature Preserve. The upper loop is approximately 1.3 miles long and the lower loop is 1.6 miles. Combine both loops for a 2.5-mile round trip! We’re excited to be part of the 19th annual Great Outdoor Weekend on September 24th […]

July 9 – Butterflies & Beer

July 9 – Butterflies & Beer
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Join us as we search for Monarchs and other pollinators  at Monarch Meadows Nature Preserve and then cool down with a refreshing beer at Great Crescent Brewery in Aurora, Indiana. We’ll meet at 3:30 pm at Monarch Meadows located at 2287 Dibble Rd, Rising Sun, Indiana 47040 and explore the 85-acre preserve. Staff and volunteers […]

June 23- Trail Building at Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve – Rescheduled!

June 23- Trail Building at Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve – Rescheduled!
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We’re hitting the trail again! Join us at our largest preserve to blaze our third trail project in just the past year. This month’s Nature Volunteer Day is at Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve near West Harrison, Indiana. Our task for this day will be to begin building our third nature trail. NOTE: This new trail […]

May 21 – Nature Journal Guild (No artistic experience needed!)

May 21 – Nature Journal Guild (No artistic experience needed!)
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  This month’s Nature Journal Guild Time is at Hilltop Farm in West Harrison, Indiana. We will gather to focus on a variety of nature journaling experiences to foster the connection among nature, art, and passions. This guild is for friends of all ages, and backgrounds, regardless of artistic ability, who want to develop their […]

May 14 – Walk Webster Woods

May 14 – Walk Webster Woods
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Come see our newest hiking trail in spring’s splendor! Oak Heritage Board member Jamie Schantz will lead a casual walk through the Webster Woods Preserve exploring the forest for spring ephemerals. Completed in 2021, this new trail was made possible with support from the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County and Duke Energy Foundation. […]

May 14 – Watersheds, Waterways & Wetlands

May 14 –  Watersheds, Waterways & Wetlands
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Join us for an engaging slide tour of some of our region’s most spectacular natural landscapes. See where southeast Indiana fits within the Ohio River Basin Watershed. Explore local waterways and wetlands and learn how these areas are being protected for the future. Program presented by Jack Sutton, Executive Director for Oak Heritage Conservancy. Program […]