ACRES Land Trust members make it possible to protect natural places and working land. In recognition of member commitment – and for fun! – ACRES invites members to share in unique land-based activities and outings all year long.

UPDATE:

The health and safety of our ACRES family is paramount, as is the public health of our communities.

Please check this page or contact the ACRES office to check the status of an event:
260-637-2273
[email protected]

ACRES Office temporarily closed for renovation

The next phase of ACRES expansion plan will improve accessibility and efficiency at our office. During our renovation, the office will be closed, but we will staff limited on-site hours at the Dustin Barn.

Temporary on-site hours:
Every Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dustin Barn 1992 Chapman Road, Huntertown, IN 46748

ACRES staff will also be working remotely and available by phone and email. Thank you for your patience as we work to provide easy and welcoming access at our headquarters!

Thanks to member support, our trail systems remain open 7 days a week, from dawn to dusk, at no charge. It’s no secret that spending time in nature benefits us both physically and emotionally. Feeling cooped up and stressed out? Find fresh air, peace and renewal at an ACRES preserve near you. 

(FULL) ASHERWOOD MAPLE SYRUP TASTING & TOURS FOR MEMBERS

SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 9 am – noon
WABASH COUNTY | Asherwood Environmental Center
7496 W SR 124, Wabash, IN 46992

It’s sugar bush season! You’re invited to a guided tour of ACRES maple sugaring operation. Learn how trees are tapped, step into the historic sugar shack and taste this sweet treat for yourself. ACRES syrup will be available for purchase if you’d like to take some of the harvest home. Come early or stay late to explore the trails.

Space is limited. RSVP to [email protected] or call 260-637-2273 by March 11. Presented by Grady Stout, Asherwood caretaker; Jason Kissel, executive director; and ACRES volunteers.

WILDFLOWER HIKES FOR MEMBERS

(FULL) SUNDAY, APRIL 18
2 – 4 pm
WABASH COUNTY | Kokiwanee
5825 E. 50 S, Lagro, IN 46941

Discover spring wildflowers and enjoy the waterfalls as you hike along the Salamonie River. Hosted by Dave Hicks and Jason Kissel.
Space is limited. RSVP to [email protected] or 260-637-2273 by April 16.

(FULL) SUNDAY, MAY 2
3 – 5 pm
NOBLE COUNTY | Edna W. Spurgeon Woodland Reserve

9478 N. 600 W, Ligonier, IN 46767

Explore this hilly preserve as you learn about a variety of spring wildflowers. Hosted by John J. Smith and Tony Fleming.
Space is limited. RSVP to [email protected] or 260-637-2273 by April 30.

ACRES members, you’re encouraged to bring friends and family to members-only events.

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