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Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education's mission:

"To preserve the beauty of Fort Wayne's natural areas and parks; to promote outdoor recreation and education with classes and programs offered to the general public; provide events and programs designed to promote cultural enrichment."

Fall Programs

Check out the Fall Fun Times for information about the following or Register NOW.

Hurshtown Reservoir 
Trek the Trails (Tuesdays, 6 pm, May-September)
Saturday Hike or Bike Trail Excursions (4th Saturdays, 9 am, June-September)
70th Annual Big Pow-Wow (8/2)
Concert on the Farm (8/21)
Salomon Farmers' Market (June 8-September 7)
2016 Allen County Trailblazers (Sept. 1-Nov. 30)
Take a Hike with the Naturalist (1st & 3rd Saturdays, Sept/Oct., 10-11 am)
Salomon Farm Fall Harvest Festival (Sept. 23 & 24)
Down on the Farm (2 sessions)
Christmas on the Farm (Dec. 3, 1-5 pm)
Handmade Homemade Sale (Oct. 2, 12-5 pm)

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Join us on Facebook!

We just created a new Facebook page just for the School Children's Flower and Vegetable Association program!  Like our page today and learn more as the season progresses on growing vegetables, cut flowers, herbs and potted plants!


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Wild Walkers pose for a group picture

Questions? Contact Karla Yauchler, 260.427.6008.

2016 Wild Walker Schedule


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Links to Nature Groups/Activities:


Botanical Conservatory
Franke Day Camp
Allen County Partnership for Water Quality
St. Joe River Watch Institute
Allen County Soil & Water Conservation District
Little River Wetlands Project
Environmental Education Association of Indiana
Trees Indiana
Mother Earth News         

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Flora & Fauna Brochures Available:

Reptiles & Amphibians
Spring Wildflowers
Summer Wildflowers

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