Firefly Night at Oliver’s Woods

Oliver's Woods 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

Enjoy an evening hike at Oliver’s Woods and learn what we all can do to help our native fireflies flourish. About this event All Ages Free - RSVP Required What to Expect and Bring Dress in long pants thick enough to stand up to thorns, brush, poison ivy, ticks, and mosquitos (unfortunately leggings aren’t very […]

Creek Cleanup at Oliver’s Woods

Oliver's Woods 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

Help us clear debris and invasive plants in and around Carmel Creek at Oliver's Woods. About this event All Ages Please RSVP so we know you’re coming. What to Expect and Bring Be prepared to get dirty and in some cases wet. Will pull invasive plants out by hand. Dress in long pants thick enough to stand […]

Floating, Feathers and Fermentations!

Oliver's Woods 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

Birding float down the White River with Friends of the White River About this event Reserve your ticket here. Join Central Indiana Land Trust, Ornithologist Wes Homoya and Friends of the White River at Oliver’s Woods for a river float and a walk to see migrating birds. We’ll meet at the preserve to board the shuttle […]

$25

Native Planting Day at Oliver’s Woods

Oliver's Woods 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

Join us to plant pollinator-friendly native plants at Oliver’s Woods. About this event All Ages Please RSVP so we know to expect you What to Expect and Bring: Volunteers will plant by hand. Dress in long pants thick enough to stand up to thorns, brush, poison ivy, ticks, and mosquitos (unfortunately leggings aren’t very protective). […]

Monarch Tagging Program with Indiana Wildlife Federation

Nonie Werbe Krauss Nature Preserve 10910 Eller Rd, Fishers, IN

Join CILTI staff and Indiana Wildlife Federation for a hands-on community science event at Nonie Werbe Krauss Nature Preserve to help document the monarchs’ fall migration. About this event The Monarch Watch Tagging Program is a large-scale community science project that was initiated in 1992 to help understand the dynamics of the monarch's spectacular fall […]

Free

Native Planting Day at White River Bluffs in Marion County

White River Bluffs 1050 West 52nd Street, Indianapolis, IN

Join us to plant pollinator-friendly native plants at White River Bluffs. About this event Go behind the scenes at a nature preserve that is not yet open to the public by volunteering for this native planting. White River Bluffs features bluffs rising 85 feet above the river, where some of the oldest trees in Indianapolis […]

Take Flight! A Raptor Evening at Oliver’s Woods

Oliver's Woods 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

Join us for a program featuring the birds of prey that live and hunt in our region. About this event Join Take Flight! Wildlife Education to meet several species of live raptors up close and learn about the amazing adaptations that make these birds so special! Raptors — hawks, owls, falcons and their kin — […]

Free

Invasive Honeysuckle Removal at White River Bluffs

White River Bluffs 1050 West 52nd Street, Indianapolis, IN

Join us to remove invasive bush honeysuckle at White River Bluffs. About this event Go behind the scenes at a nature preserve that is not yet open to the public by volunteering for invasive removal. White River Bluffs features bluffs rising 85 feet above the river, where some of the oldest trees in Indianapolis display […]

60th Anniversary of National Natural Landmark at Meltzer Woods

Meltzer Woods 1522 S 600 E, Shelbyville, IN

Join us for a nature walk at Meltzer Woods in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the National Natural Landmarks (NNL) program. About this event Enjoy exploring the old growth forest in a nature walk guided by Phillip Weldy, our stewardship specialist. Meltzer Woods was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1974. This year marks […]

Free

An Evening with Owls at Oliver’s Woods with Take Flight! Wildlife Education

Oliver's Woods 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

Join Take Flight! Wildlife Education to meet several species of live owls up close and learn about these remarkable birds. About this event All Ages Free - RSVP Required What to Expect and Bring: Dress in long pants thick enough to stand up to thorns and brush (unfortunately leggings aren’t very protective). Wear closed-toed shoes […]

Free

Full Moon Hike at Nonie Werbe Krauss Nature Preserve

Nonie Werbe Krauss Nature Preserve 10910 Eller Rd, Fishers, IN

Join us for a moonlit nature walk. About this event The full moon will guide us as we explore this riverine nature preserve. Nonie Werbe Krauss Nature Preserve lies alongside the White River and features prairie habitat, oak savanna and bottomland forest. The Frost Moon is one name given to the full moon that occurs […]

Free

Black Friday Hike at Calvert & Porter Woods, a National Natural Landmark

Meeting Location for Calvert and Porter Woods Hike 9740 200 South, Crawfordsville, IN

“Opt outside” on the day after Thanksgiving: Join our Executive Director for a guided walk through this old growth forest. About this event CILTI Executive Director Cliff Chapman is back for our popular #optoutside Black Friday hike. This time he will lead a guided nature walk through Calvert and Porter Woods Nature Preserve, near Crawfordsville. […]

Free