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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

The Prairie at Kankakee Sands

Posted on Thursday, January 6th, 2011 in Nature

The prairie landscape has certainly changed over the last 200 years, from when the first settlers arrived.  Historically prairie ecosystems once covered 400 million acres of North America, but only 3% of remain today.  In Indiana, only 0.01% of the original 2 million acres of prairie exists today.  But the wind, the wind still blows, … Continued

The Prairie at Kankakee Sands

Posted on Thursday, January 6th, 2011 in Nature

The prairie landscape has certainly changed over the last 200 years, from when the first settlers arrived.  Historically prairie ecosystems once covered 400 million acres of North America, but only 3% of remain today.  In Indiana, only 0.01% of the original 2 million acres of prairie exists today.  But the wind, the wind still blows, … Continued

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