Field Trips and Events

Indiana

Indiana

Though most of these events are open to the public, some may only be for Conservancy members. Please call 317-951-8818 if you have questions regarding an event. We hope to see you soon!


Information on our volunteer stewardship workdays is also listed on our volunteer webpage.



Special Events


  • Butterfly Workshop

    Cedar Lake Public Library
    February 11, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy is hosting a free butterfly workshop. Learn about the species of butterflies that flutter over Kankakee Sands, as well as how you can be part of the Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network and collect important data on butterfly populations in ou... Learn more


Volunteer Opportunities


  • Springtime Planting at Kankakee Sands

    The Kankakee Sands Office
    May 13, 2017

    Join us for a morning of beautifying the landscaping around the Kankakee Sands office. We will be planting an assortment of easy to grow and colorful native flowering plants. This workday is appropriate for all ages and abilities. We will be meeting at working at the... Learn more


  • Spring in the Greenhouse at Kankakee Sands

    Kankakee Sands Nursery
    April 08, 2017

    Join us in the warm, warm greenhouse for a morning of transplanting 3,000 to 5,000 native plant seedlings that will be planted out onto Conservancy owned properties in Northern Indiana later this year. We will work with a variety of species, but most are fairly conse... Learn more


  • Trio of Winter Workdays at Kankakee Sands

    The Kankakee Sands Office
    January 14, February 11, and March 11, 2017

    Come out and join Land Steward Tony Capizzo in removing invasive trees and shrubs from the prairie. The weather may be cold but the work will keep everyone warm! Hatches will be used to girdle small trees, and herbicides will be used to prevent re-sprouting. Wor... Learn more


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