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Field Trips and Events



Throughout the year, The Nature Conservancy in Indiana holds and supports a number of events and volunteer stewardship opportunities. Monthly stewardship workdays are posted here.

Though most of these events are open to the public, some may only be for Conservancy members. Some of our events are also inclusive to those who are members of the Indiana Chapter's Generation Conservation group. If interested in becoming a member, please contact Ann Smith at for more information. We hope to see you soon!

Special Events

  • Birding hikes at Kankakee Sands

    Kankakee Sands, Newton County, Indiana
    October 08, 2014

    Did you know that Kankakee Sands is 8,000 acres of grassland habitat and migratory stopover sites for more than 240 bird species? It is! Join guides Barbara Lucas, Jeanette Jaskula and Lynn Daugherty as they show you grassland birds, as well as other birds during the... Learn more

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Mosquito Creek Workday

    Blue River Project Office
    October 02, 2014

    Please help us clear a former trail at our Blue River Office in beautiful Mosquito Creek Woods. For more details and to RSVP contact Cassie Hauswald or call (812) 737-2087. Learn more

  • Harrison County Glades Workdays

    Harrison County Glades
    Friday mornings

    Workdays in the Harrison County Glades happen the last Friday of every month starting at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The tasks are varied, depending upon the weather. For more information and to RSVP, contact either Mike Everidge (812-374-7706) or Beth Mizell (850-643-17... Learn more

  • Kankakee Sands Workday

    Kankakee Sands Nature Preserve in Newton County
    November 08, 2014

    Good morning, winter! Let’s get our winter workdays off to a good start by improving savannas in our Unit G restoration. These savannas are very young as far as savannas go- less than 15 years old. For the most part, they are comprised of desirable tree species... Learn more

  • Kankakee Sands Workday

    Kankakee Sands Nature Preserve in Newton County
    October 11, 2014

    It’s October, but certainly you aren’t scared of a Kankakee Sands workday, are you?  They aren’t spooky, we promise!  Come join in the fun of harvesting and cleaning native plant seeds at our Kankakee Sands Nursery, where the work is easy ... Learn more

  • Ohio-Wabash Confluence Workday

    Ohio-Wabash confluence in Posey County
    October 25, 2014

    Join us at the Ohio-Wabash confluence on Saturday, October 25th for our cane planting event. RSVP required. Contact Jesse Moore for more information or to RSVP. Learn more

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