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Lilly Center announces new event: Tree ID and Wetland Hike

The Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams invites you to join us at the Lilly Center for Lakes and Streams on Saturday, March 2nd from 10-11:30 am for a fun and educational expedition in the natural environment behind the Lilly Center.

Scott Fetters, Private Land Biologist, and Jade Stuber of Upper Wabash Reservoirs will lead a Winter walk to explore the intricate world of local trees and wetlands near the Lilly Center. Learn how to distinguish and identify trees by their unique bark and branches and how they appear differently during these colder months!

Often our local landscape during the winter is overlooked, but this hike will allow the celebration of the beauty of native plants. We encourage you to join us for this event that emphasizes a sense of community and an overall appreciation for the natural world.

Make sure to RSVP at! We look forward to seeing you there.

This event is sponsored by The Zimmer Biomet Foundation

The Lilly Center hosts many more community events for you and your family to enjoy.

Workshop: The Small Farm of the Future: March 12, 6:00 pm at the Lilly Center. Guest speakers such as Dan Perkin will walk through the world of sustainable agriculture and other effective techniques and practices for your gardens and fields! RSVP required.

Critter Encounter: Fish: June 14, 9:30 am at the Lilly Center. Learn about fascinating fish through games, projects, hands-on activities, and story time. RSVP required. Snacks are provided!

Ecology Summer Camp: June 10, 8:45 am at Grace College and Theological Seminary. Dive into the interesting biodiversity of Northern Indiana and learn from professionals in the field. Through engaging lessons, high school students will explore the complexities of local plants, water systems, wildlife, and more! Learn more about how to register for this camp on the Grace College website.

Critter Encounter: Mudpuppy: June 28, 9:30 am at the Lilly Center. Learn about mudpuppies through games, projects, story time, and hands-on activities. RSVP required.

Stories & STEM: May 29, June 5, and June 12, 10:30 am at Warsaw Community Public Library (WCPL). A time for nature story time accompanied by a hands-on project. This event is geared toward K-4th grade!

Swamp Stomp: June 26, 10:30 am at Lilly Center in partnership with WCPL. This event includes a fun and exploratory hike around our surrounding wetland, including a hands-on activity back at the Lilly Center.

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