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May 21, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 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. For all ages!
Program is free but pre-registration is recommended, call 219-844-3188.
Every other Tuesday, April 22-September 24
(April 23, May 7,21, June 4,18 July 2,16,30 August 13,27, September 10,24)
May 22, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
Wednesdays from April 17-May 29
Spring is one of the best time to see a variety of migrating birds species including thrushes, warblers, sparrows and vireos. Walk with a park naturalist to see who is visiting the woods. Adults only!
Programs are free but pre-registration is recommended. Call Gibson Woods at 219-844-3188.
May 27, 2019, 2:30 PM @ Stoney Run
Recognize those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. All are invited to attend.
Presented by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Committee and Hosted by the Lake County Parks.
May 28, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
Is it a butterfly or month? How do you tell the difference? Learn this and more about some of the more common butterfly species of the area.
Can't come to this one? There will be another one on June 11.
May 29, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
May 30, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Deep River County Park - Big Maple Lake
Spring is a great time for nature exploration. Join in the fun as naturalists lead hikes at 4 Lake County parks. (We will explore the others this fall.) Please dress for weather, as trails may be wet this time of year. All ages!
All dates and Parks:
Thursday, April 4: Buckley Homestead
Thursday, April 25: Three Rivers
Thursday, May 2: Grand Kankakee Marsh
Thursday, May 30: Deep River- Big Maple Lake
Program is free but please pre-register by calling Gibson Woods at 219-844-3188!
May 31, 2019, 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
Join us as we take an adventure into the amazing world of wetlands. Please wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty. All ages! Pre-registration recommended.