Feathers and Fermentation Tour – Fall Migration Extravaganza

Oliver's Woods 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

Our good friend Wes Homoya, birder extraordinaire, leads this special event at Oliver’s Woods! Register here to join Wes and Indy Brew Bus on Tap at this urban nature preserve, encompassing 16 acres of woods, 37 acres of prairie-savanna restoration, and a mile of White River frontage. On the hour, between 1 – 4 pm, […]

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Monarchs in a Changing World: How These Butterflies Bring Us Together

Oliver's Woods 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

Part of the Spirit & Place FestivalLearn about monarch butterflies and the importance of conservation while helping complete a new mural. A partnership between CILTI, Jefferson Art Studio and Indiana Wildlife Federation. Monarchs go through the ultimate change when they metamorphosize from caterpillar to chrysalis and finally the beloved butterfly we all recognize. Attendees will […]

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Black Friday Hike at Burnett Woods

Burnett Woods 8264 E. County Road 100 South, Avon, IN

Join our Executive Director for a hike through the woods in the heart of Avon, Indiana. Cliff Chapman will lead a nature walk through beautiful Burnett Woods. This lovely forested spot is a great place to see fall colors! About this event All Ages Free of Charge - RSVP Required What to Expect and Bring: […]

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Tree ID Hike at Oliver’s Woods

Oliver's Woods 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

Learn how to distinguish tree species in a winter landscape. Trees that shed their leaves have a beauty all their own. Join our White River Steward, Grace van Kan, in a hike through this riverine nature preserve to welcome the turning of the season. Situated along the White River, Oliver’s Woods Nature Preserve offers a […]

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Bioswale Planting at Oliver’s Woods–Rescheduled to April 23

Oliver's Woods 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

This event has been rescheduled due to rain in the forecast. The new date is Saturday, April 23. More information: tinyurl.com/BioSwaleRainDate Help us prepare the river bank with a bioswale planting to help move and filter water to the White River. About this event All Ages Please RSVP so we know to expect you. What […]

Watercolors & Haiku at Oliver’s Woods

Oliver's Woods 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

Enjoy an artful morning inspired by nature, with haiku and a watercolor lesson with artist Megan Jefferson and poet JK Kato. About this event All Ages Free of Charge - RSVP Required What to Expect and Bring: • Dress in long pants thick enough to stand up to thorns, brush, poison ivy, ticks, and mosquitos […]

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Weed Pull to Prepare for Tree Planting at Meltzer Woods Nature Preserve

Meltzer Woods 1522 S 600 E, Shelbyville, IN

Help us prepare for a tree planting by pulling invasive plants at Meltzer Woods Nature Preserve. About this event All Ages Click here to RSVP  What to Expect and Bring: • Volunteers will remove invasive plants by hand. • Dress in long pants thick enough to stand up to thorns, brush, poison ivy, ticks, and […]

Rain Date for Bioswale Planting at Oliver’s Woods

Oliver's Woods 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

Help us prepare the river bank with a bioswale planting to help move and filter water to the White River. About this event All Ages Please RSVP so we know to expect you. What to Expect and Bring: Volunteers will remove and plant by hand. Dress in long pants thick enough to stand up to […]

Garlic Mustard Pull at Meltzer Woods Nature Preserve

Meltzer Woods 1522 S 600 E, Shelbyville, IN

Help us welcome back native plants and wildlife by pulling invasive garlic mustard at Meltzer Woods Nature Preserve. About this event All Ages Click here to RSVP  What to Expect and Bring • Volunteers will remove by hand the garlic mustard plants and roots. • Dress in long pants thick enough to stand up to […]

Garlic Mustard Pull at Meltzer Woods Nature Preserve

Meltzer Woods 1522 S 600 E, Shelbyville, IN

Help us welcome back native plants and wildlife by pulling invasive garlic mustard at Meltzer Woods Nature Preserve. About this event All Ages Click here to RSVP  What to Expect and Bring • Volunteers will remove by hand the garlic mustard plants and roots. • Dress in long pants thick enough to stand up to […]

Celebrate Earth Day with a Spring Wildflower Walk at Burnett Woods

Burnett Woods 8264 E. County Road 100 South, Avon, IN

Join our Stewardship team for a walk through the woods and an impressive wildflower display in the heart of Avon, Indiana About this event All Ages Free of Charge - RSVP Required What to Expect and Bring: • Easy, 1.5 mile wildflower walk over a flat, loop trail. • Dress in long pants thick enough […]

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Help Pull Garlic Mustard at Meltzer Woods Nature Preserve

Meltzer Woods 1522 S 600 E, Shelbyville, IN

We still need your help pulling invasive garlic mustard at Meltzer Woods Nature Preserve so we may welcome back the native plants. About this event All Ages Click here to RSVP  What to Expect and Bring • Volunteers will remove by hand the garlic mustard plants and roots. • Dress in long pants thick enough […]