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Newton County Wild

Indiana

Join TNC and its partners for this 2-day event, featuring activities such as a canoe and kayak float, fishing, birding hike, nature hike, bison interpretation, and bike ride.

Day 1

7 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Central Time)

  • 7:00 a.m.   Birding Walk - hosted by The Nature Conservancy, Kankakee Sands Headquarters
  • 8:00 a.m.   Bike Rides - hosted by Newton County Park Board, Willow Slough FWA Headquarters
  • 9:00 - Noon    Intro to Fishing - hosted by Fish and Wildlife Staff, Willow Slough FWA Headquarters
  • 12 - 4 p.m.  Reptile Amphibian Sampling - hosted by FW Staff, Area 3 Parking Lot @ LaSalle FWA
  • 4:30 p.m.  Nature Hike - hosted by The Friends of the Sands, Conrad Station Savanna
  • All Day   Bison Talks - hosted by The Nature Conservancy, Bison Viewing Area at Kankakee Sands

Day 2

6 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Central Time)

  • 6 - 11 a.m.  Fishing Derby - hosted by Newton County Park Board, Willow Slough FWA Headquarters
  • 7:00 a.m.   Birding Walk - hosted by Fish and Wildlife Staff, LaSalle FWA Headquarters
  • 9 - Noon  Intro to Paddling - hosted by NICHES Land Trust, Willow Slough FWA Headquarters
  • 10:00 a.m.   Everglades of the North Paddle - hosted by NWIPA, White Oak Boat Ramp @ LaSalle FWA
  • 12 - 4 p.m.  Intro to Shooting Sports - hosted by DNR Officers, Willow Slough Shooting Complex
  • All Day  Bison Talks - hosted by The Nature Conservancy, Bison Viewing Area at Kankakee Sands