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Something life-changing happened to Indiana native Kevin McKelvey in 2006 in Costa Rica. After a frustrating search for an elusive bird, he returned to the United States with a new perspective on wildlife, people, and place. Enjoy McKelvey’s fascinating tale as part of the backstory of ACRES’ 200-year Ecological Reflections initiative at Wing Haven Preserve. …

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Lauren Farrell, an intern from Huntington North High School, shares her passion for the outdoors and her work with ACRES over the past 4 months: Because of my interest in nature and the outdoors, I am delighted that ACRES accepted me as an intern this semester. I am interested in pursuing environmental studies in college. …

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Although Josie has lived on the west coast for more than 40 years, her roots in east-central Indiana run deep. She grew up as an only child in Muncie, and her father died when she was 7. On long drives to Madison, Indiana, to visit relatives, Josie observed the forests, rivers and open spaces, and …

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Earlier this year, ACRES Land Trust kicked off our 200-year Ecological Reflections art and science initiative, curating works on Wing Haven, an ACRES preserve north of Angola. The initiative will commission and share two centuries of work by artists and scientists investigating and reflecting on Wing Haven over time. “It’s hard for most of us to …

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ACRES Land Trust kicks off a 200-year Ecological Reflections art and science initiative with a celebration, 2 pm, Saturday, August 12 at Wing Haven, located at 180 W 400 N, Angola, IN 46703. Indiana’s oldest and largest local land trust will commission and share two centuries of work by artists and scientists investigating and reflecting …

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“It’s hard for most of us to visualize what forever means. This ‘short-term’ project of 200 years reinforces ACRES commitment to forever, gets people thinking about time differently, and demonstrates how ACRES views land-changes over two centuries.”– Jason Kissel Art Hammer Wetlands by Dick Lehman for ACRESMunro Nature Preserve by Nancy McCroskkey for ACRESWildwood by Jena …

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By the Numbers

27
counties served by ACRES in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio