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Spring Cleaning

Pehkokia Woods 1570 Flaxmill Road, Huntington, IN, United States

Get in the spirit of spring cleaning! Gloves, bags, visibility vests and snacks provided. RSVP appreciated! RSVP to [email protected] or 260-637-2273

Event Series Boots & Brews

Boots & Brews

Asherwood 7496 W. SR 124, Wabash, IN, United States

Boots & Brews is an ACRES Land Trust hiking group for nature-loving young adults over 21 years old. Come solo or bring a friend to this group hike and stay for a brew or two afterward! Special Asherwood Maple Syrup Breakfast event starting at 9:00 am at the Asherwood preserve followed by a hike on ...

Maple Syrup Breakfast (For Members)

Asherwood 7496 W. SR 124, Wabash, IN, United States

You're invited to a pancake breakfast and a guided tour of ACRES maple sugaring operation. $5/person, children five and under free. ACRES syrup will be available for purchase. Presented by Asherwood caretaker Grady Stout, ACRES Executive Director Jason Kissel and ACRES volunteers.

Book Discussion (For Members)

ACRES Land Trust Office 1802 Chapman Road, Huntertown, IN, United States

Take time this spring to read Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake, listen to Ologies podcast Mycology (Mushrooms) with Dr. Tom Volk and watch the WIRED YouTube video Mycologist Answers Mushroom Questions. Gather in the office to discuss your fungi thoughts. Light snacks and refreshments are provided. Presented by volunteers Natasha Manor and Bridgett Hernandez. Contact ...

Spring Cleaning

Hanging Rock National Natural Landmark 4552 E. Hanging Rock Road, Lagro, IN

Get in the spirit of spring cleaning! Gloves, bags, visibility vests and snacks provided. RSVP appreciated! RSVP to [email protected] or 260-637-2273

Wildflower Hike (For Members)

Hanging Rock National Natural Landmark 4552 E. Hanging Rock Road, Lagro, IN

Hike with local wildflower enthusiasts and learn about the unique blooms that decorate our forest floor. Presented by volunteers Dave and Deborah Hicks and ACRES Executive Director Jason Kissel. Space is limited. RSVP to [email protected] or 260-637-2273 by April 10.

Wildflower Hike (For Members)

Evelyn and Wendell Dygert Nature Preserve 4245 N. 50 W., Columbia City, IN, United States

Hike with local wildflower enthusiasts and learn about the unique blooms that decorate our forest floor. Presented by ACRES Stewardship Director Evan Hill and Stewardship Assistant Jenna Bair. Space is limited. RSVP to [email protected] or 260-637-2273 by April 21.

Family Storytime Hike

Heinzerling Family Five Points Nature Preserve 6800 CR 7A, Garrett, IN

Journey through the woods with fellow families while listening to a spring-themed children's book, then join us for a scavenger hunt. Light snacks and refreshments are provided. Space is limited. RSVP to [email protected] or 260-637-2273 by April 12.

Woodcock Walk

ACRES Land Trust Office 1802 Chapman Road, Huntertown, IN, United States

Start your day searching for woodcocks, elusive little ground birds that are active early in the morning. Follow ACRES Stewardship Director Evan Hill and Project Manager Ben Taylor through the fields to listen for their unique calls and possibly see a “sky dance” courtship display. Light breakfast and refreshments provided. Space is limited.   RSVP ...

Forest Bathing (For Members)

Edna W. Spurgeon Woodland Reserve 9478 N. 600 W., Ligonier, IN, United States

Explore the preserve following certified forest therapist Christy Thomson’s playful prompts, engaging your sense of wonder, inviting renewal and restoration. Space is limited.   RSVP to [email protected] or 260-637-2273 by April 19.

Invasive Weed Removal Workday: Garlic Mustard Pull

Spring Lake Woods and Bog 12905 Lake Everett Drive, Fort Wane, IN, United States

This is a great time of year to remove the easy-to-pull invasive weeds. Gloves, bags and light snacks provided.   RSVP appreciated. Contact [email protected] or 260-637-2273 for more information.

Herp Hike (For Members)

Asherwood 7496 W. SR 124, Wabash, IN, United States

Gear up for an evening of “herping” along the trails! Look and listen for herptiles (reptiles and amphibians) with ACRES Stewardship Assistant Gavin King. Space is limited.   RSVP to [email protected] or 260-637-2273 by May 9.