An alkaline spring-fed prairie blends into a floodplain forest to create a globally significant fen habitat at Ives Road Fen Preserve.
Ives Road Prairie Fen An alkaline spring-fed prairie blends into a floodplain forest to create a globally significant fen habitat at Ives Road Fen Preserve. © Jen Moore

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Guided Hike at Ives Road Fen Preserve

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Join TNC volunteer Chuck Pearson and guests from Toledo's Wild Oak Openings for a guided hike through a globally rare habitat at Ives Road Fen Preserve. The hike will lead you through the preserve's southern fen and prairie where you will experience native plants and animals, and learn about restoration techniques and biocontrols used to control invasive plants.

Wear rubber boots, long pants, long sleeves and bring plenty of water. For more information, contact Chuck Pearson at 615-500-8229.

Learn more about Ives Road Fen Preserve.

SPOTLIGHT ON NATURE: Ives Road Fen Preserve