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May 19, 2021, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
Spring is a great time to see a variety of migrating bird species including thrushes, warblers, sparrows and vireos. Walk with a park naturalist to see who is visiting the Woods. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED; please call 219-844-3188.
May 20, 2021, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
Celebrate UN World Bee Day by stopping in to get a take & make bee craft or just hike the trails to see who might be buzzing around. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED for craft; please call 219-844-3188.
May 21, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Lake Etta
Ages 2-6 with caregiver
Discover the natural wonders of the Lake County Parks during a monthly play date. We will meet at a different park each month to see what nature has in store to explore. We will meet at Lake Etta for a little exploration around the pond and lake.
May 23, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
Ages 10 and up
Improve your memory, find serenity and peace and have a new skill in your life toolbox. Bring a notebook, paper, pen, pencil, lawn chair, and come out and nature journal. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED; please call 219-844-3188.
May 26, 2021, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
May 26, 2021, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Oak Ridge Prairie
Ages 3 and up
$5 per person
Summer is almost here so it’s a great time to enjoy an evening outdoors. We will start with some tasty treats around the campfire as the sun sets and then watch for the full moon to rise on a walk around the park. Please dress for the weather. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED; please call 219-844-3188.
May 27, 2021, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ the comfort of your own home
Is it a butterfly or moth? How do you tell the difference? Learn this and more about some of the more common butterfly species of the area from the comfort of your own home. Online details will be sent out upon registration. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED; please call 219-844-3188.
May 27, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
Nature is amazing and there’s so much to learn! Join us each month as we discover something new about nature together! May is Wetland Month and we will learn about some of the smaller critters of these watery wonders. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED; please call 219-844-3188.
May 28, 2021, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
More than 300 species of native plants are found at Gibson Woods, including a variety of rare and unique species. Join a park naturalist for a walk through the preserve to learn more about our native flora. Comfortable shoes and insect repellent are recommended. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED; please call 219-844-3188.