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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 Current Fun Times  or Register NOW to learn more about the following programs:

Salomon Farmers' Market
Handmade Homemade Sale
Wild Game & Wine Tasting
Cooking classes at Salomon Farm Park
Craft classes at Salomon Farm Park
Saturday Themed Hikes at Lindenwood Nature Preserve


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Activities on our Riverfront! Check out: Riverfront Fort Wayne for additional information.
River, Set, Go!
Chalk It Up
Sensory Toy Workshops
Confluence Kitchen: Featuring the Culture of Germany
Nevermore: The Cask of Amontillado
Raven Scavenger Hunt
Sensory Friendly Night of Lights
Riverfront Sip and Shop



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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 at Pokagon State Park.  Photo credit: Steve Hague

Wild Walkers 2020 

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. Please call Eden at 427-6008 or e-mail eden.lamb@cityof fortwayne.org if you have questions. 

2020 Wild Walkers Schedule NOW available!

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Lindenwood Field Trips & Outings 

Lindenwood Field Trips
May 1-October 31
600 Lindenwood Avenue 

Nature has so much to teach us and there‚Äôs no better way to learn than to experience it firsthand.  Check out the Lindenwood Nature Preserve for additional information.

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Check out the Field Trip brochure

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Links to Nature Groups/Activities:

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Rivergreenway

Botanical Conservatory
Franke Day Camp
ACRES
IDNR
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         

 
Flora & Fauna Brochures Available:

Birds
Mammals 
Reptiles & Amphibians
Spring Wildflowers
Summer Wildflowers
Trees

 

     

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