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Indiana Events
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

  • Wildflower Hike at Conrad Station Savanna

    Conrad Station Savanna
    May 13, 2017

    This wildflower hike is being done in partnership with Friends of the Sands. Meet at the Conrad Station Savanna parking lot located on the gravel county road 725 N, one half mile east of U.S. 41, Lake Village, In. Please RSVP by emailing Alyssa Nyberg or calling 219-... 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... Learn more

  • Garlic Mustard Pull at Fall Creek Gorge

    Fall Creek Gorge Nature Preserve
    May 06, 2017

    Join us at one of our most popular nature preserves for a garlic mustard pull! Help us keep this amazing place brimming with spring wildflowers by removing as much garlic mustard as possible.   Learn more

  • Winter Workday on the Prairie

    Kankakee Sands, Newton County
    December 09, 2017

    We will be continuing our project from last winter by working to improve the savanna portions of Units G and H at Kankakee Sands. Hatchets and herbicides will be used in the "hack and spray" technique to girdle excess trees and allow more sunlight to reach ... Learn more

  • The one, the only: Seed Cleaning Workday at the Kankakee Sands Seed Barn

    Kankakee Sands, Newton County
    November 11, 2017

    The seed harvest is finished and now it is time to clean the seeds that will be used in our restoration planting this coming winter. Join us as we work with native plant seeds large and small, appreciating each and every one. Warning: the work can be a bit dusty and ... Learn more

  • Dynamic Duo of Seed Harvesting Workdays at the Kankakee Sands Native Plant Nursery, Part 2

    Kankakee Sands, Newton County
    October 14, 2017

    Enjoy the orange and gold colors of the prairie during this workday of collecting seeds. There will be seed harvesting activities outdoors in the nursery, and seed cleaning activities in the shade of the pole barn. Fun for all, that’s our promise...and cookies ... Learn more

  • Dynamic Duo of Seed Harvesting Workdays at the Kankakee Sands Native Plant Nursery, Part 1

    Kankakee Sands, Newton County
    September 09, 2017

    It’s seed pickin’ time. Join us as we collect seed from a variety of native flower and grass species for use in our upcoming restoration plantings at Conrad Station Savanna. While we are collecting, there’s no telling what we will see…flowers... Learn more


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