Field Trips and 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

  • Bird Watching at Kankakee Sands

    Kankakee Sands in Newton County
    April 20, 2017

    Discover the joy of birdwatching during the spring migration through northwest Indiana at this family-friendly event. Birders of all skill levels welcome. Bring your binoculars, bird books, and a friend! Spring migration is a great time to view a wide variety of bird... Learn more

  • The Lives and Times of Midwestern Amphibians

    Lake Village Memorial Township Library
    April 12, 2017

    Did you know that there are 10 species of frogs and toads in Newton County? Join Dr. Spencer Courtwright, Professor of Biology at Indiana University Northwest, as he gives a presentation about these important creatures. This is a fun, free and family-friendly program... 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


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