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Bock Nature Preserve

Sap was once harvested from the maples here and boiled down into syrup. This beech/maple woods also includes tulip, sycamore, black cherry and blue ash — an unusual tree in the area. The grinding of glaciers over the area left several depressions that are now small ponds, the largest approximately an acre and a half. Flowering trillium blooms abundantly here in spring, …

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Glennwood contains a circumneutral bog, one of only 15 in Indiana. The bog once was a lake, but it is now nearly filled with a springy mat of mosses, ferns and sedges resting on a bed of peat. Poison sumac, pin oak, willow and red maple surround the bog area. In the forest around the bog grow Canadian mayflower, shiny club …

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Wildwood

Wildwood

This preserve has a small pond surrounded by forest, vernal pools scattered beneath the trees, a pine planting, numerous wetlands and a prairie. There are oak and hickory and many more species of trees as well as numerous species of wildflowers. Various birds can be seen at Wildwood, from wood ducks on the pond, to several species of woodpeckers in the woods, including …

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By the Numbers

59
years protecting forests, wetlands, native grasslands, prairie & working land