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Sunday Nature Series at Westchester Township History Museum

Posted on Friday, April 5th, 2013 in Nature

The Sunday Nature Series will resume at the Westchester Township History Museum on Sunday, April 14, at 2 p.m.  The series will take place one Sunday per month through August. The museum is housed in the historic Brown Mansion, located at 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton.  Light refreshments will be served. Local plant expert David … Continued

Porter County Parks and Recreation offers activities at Brincka Cross Gardens

Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011 in History, Nature

Porter County Parks and Recreation is offering several exciting new programs at Brincka Cross Gardens this spring. These events, called Celebration of Colors, are set to run from April 28 to June 5 at Brincka Cross Gardens, 427 East Furness Road in Pine Township. Decorative painting, meditation and yoga workshops are just some of the … Continued

Living on the Lupine

Posted on Sunday, May 9th, 2010 in Nature

Right now is a special time to visit the beyond the beach!  The wild lupines are just now going into flower.  The beautiful blue and purple petals form large beds under the oak savanna and pine barrens found in the high dunes.  Most of the natural savannas in the state have been threatened with development … Continued

Taltree worth the drive

Posted on Monday, April 19th, 2010 in Nature

Spring Beauties I (unintentionally) picked a cool, overcast, windy day for my spring visit to Taltree. Still managed a few good shots and enjoyed my walk. Well worth the drive.

Taltree worth the drive

Posted on Monday, April 19th, 2010 in Nature

Spring Beauties I (unintentionally) picked a cool, overcast, windy day for my spring visit to Taltree. Still managed a few good shots and enjoyed my walk. Well worth the drive.

Posted on Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 in Nature

Notable events from the Indiana Dunes State Park: Signs of spring continue to appear around every trail corner at Indiana Dunes State Park. April 1: Listen for wood frogs “quacking” in the wooded swamps. April 10: Chipping Sparrows are back!  American Tree Sparrows departing. April 12: Sweet smoke fills the air as park resource management … Continued

Posted on Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 in Nature

Notable events from the Indiana Dunes State Park: Signs of spring continue to appear around every trail corner at Indiana Dunes State Park. April 1: Listen for wood frogs “quacking” in the wooded swamps. April 10: Chipping Sparrows are back!  American Tree Sparrows departing. April 12: Sweet smoke fills the air as park resource management … Continued

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