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Nature Oriented Programs

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Summer Programs

For nature enthusiasts check out:  the Summer Fun Times for additional details on the programs listed below:

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Lindenwood (Now OPEN year around!) 
Birdwatching on the Trails (May 7)
Stargazing: Your Sky Tonight (May 17)
Wild Walkers 2017 
Hurshtown Reservoir Opens for the Season (May 2)
Little Explorers Science Series: (May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5)
Trek the Trails (May-September)
Beautiful Biomes (5/21)
The Hammer Heads (5/27, 6/17, 7/15)
Mommy and Me Craft-a-Cuff (5/20)
Historic Boat Tours (5/21-9/28)
Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration (May 12 & 13)
Farmers' Market at Salomon Farm Park (June 7-September 6/Wednesdays only)
Youth Wilderness Survival Skills (June & July)
Night Hikes with the Naturalist (June 9, July 9)
Hikes, Bikes & Birds (June 4, July 2, August 6)
Kids' Fishing Derby (June 3)
3Rivers Federal Credit Union 2nd Annual Pedal, Paddle, and Play (June 10)
Draft Horse 101 (June 10)
Daddy Hike Day (June 17)
Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races (June 24)
River Camp (8/7-8/11)
Barnyard Boogie Brushes (August)
Concert on the Farm (August 20)
Keesihtooki Pakitahaakani-Traditional Miami Lacrosse Stick Making Demonstration (August 26)

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Wild Walkers 
2nd and 4th Fridays of each month

Share your knowledge of nature as you explore some of northeast Indiana’s finest outdoor areas in this nature-oriented group. Wild Walkers is an adult hiking group that meets the second and fourth Fridays of each month for a walk on the wild side. Each hike features a different natural area in the region (parks, wetlands, nature preserve, etc.) and carpooling is available when necessary. The 2017 schedule is posted below

The 2017 walk schedule is now available: 2017 Wild Walker Schedule

Lindenwood Nature Preserve

Lindenwood Field Trips & Outings 

Lindenwood Field Trips
May 1-October 31
600 Lindenwood Avenue 

Nature has so much to teach us and there’s no better way to learn than to experience it firsthand.  Lindenwood Nature Preserve offers a variety of environmental education field trip opportunities varying from one to two hour programs.  For a complete list of programs, please see the Lindenwood Field Trip Program.  Cost is $2/participant/hour; a minimum fee of $20.00 / $40.00 will be charged for 1-hour / 2-hour programs, respectively. Teachers, care givers, and adult chaperones are free-of-charge. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance by calling Eden at 260.427.6008. 




Check out the NEW Field Trip brochure

Salomon Farm Park

Field Trips on the Farm
May 1-31 and August 1-31
Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Rd.

Salomon Farm tours feature hands-on time with our animal friends and highlight composting, gardening and life on the farm in the old days. Wagon rides are available upon request for farm tours booked for 1½ hours or more.  If you have a specific area of interest we will do our best to work it into the tour. Field trips are scheduled in 1-2 hour increments. Scheduling is subject to availability. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance by contacting Eden at 260-427-6008. There is a charge of $3/hour/child. Teachers, care givers and adult chaperones are free.  A minimum fee of $30/hour applies to all groups.

Hurshtown Reservoir

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