Grandparents Day Tike Hike

Grandparents Day Tike Hike

Free admission and open to all little kids and their families! Oma and Opa, Baba and Gigi, Nana and Papa, Memaw and Pepaw, Grandma and Grandpa . . . those names mean “love” in any language! This event provides a wonderful opportunity for grandparents to...
Fall Seed Harvest

Fall Seed Harvest

September 16, 1 – 4 pm Sand Creek Preserve Although we hear so much about tree color at this time of year, fall is a gorgeous time to be out in grasslands, too! The goldenrods and asters are still going strong, gracing us with their plentiful yellow and purple...
Annual Members’ Meeting

Annual Members’ Meeting

Savor hors d’oeuvres and wine in the relaxing atmosphere of Cody Kresta Winery, then learn about the latest SWMLC happenings at the business meeting. This year’s Annual Members’ Meeting will be held in Cody Kresta Vineyard & Winery’s new...
Trail Prep at Portman

Trail Prep at Portman

October 7, 1 – 4 pm Portman Nature Preserve We can’t wait to share this spectacular land with the public at Portman Nature Preserve’s upcoming Grand Opening! But there’s still plenty of sprucing up and prepping to do before Portman Nature...
Catch the Color

Catch the Color

October 8,12 – 5 pm Spirit Springs Sanctuary and Coon Hollow Preserve SWMLC preserves are natural areas that nurture body, mind, and spirit! The Three Rivers Area Fall Color Tour was started by the Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce in the 1950s, and has been...
Fluffernutter Tike Hike

Fluffernutter Tike Hike

Free admission and open to all little kids and their families! What’s a “fluffernutter”? Why, it’s a sticky sandwich made from bread, peanut butter, and marshmallow fluff . . . of course! You and your little ones can burn some calories out on...
Black River Paddle

Black River Paddle

THE BLACK RIVER HIKE, PICNIC & PADDLE (SAT., 10/14/17) HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO PREDICTION OF STORMY WEATHER. It looks like the rain is supposed to begin around 5 am, and thunderstorms will begin around 9 am and continue through the afternoon. Consistent with our...
Wildflowers and Weeds at Pilgrim Haven Natural Area

Wildflowers and Weeds at Pilgrim Haven Natural Area

Saturday, July 29, 9 am – noon Pilgrim Haven Natural Area Pilgrim Haven Natural Area has a rich story of human use, from its use as two different summer camps in its recent history to its current evolution into an engaging and publicly accessible lakeshore...
Invasive Species Workshop at Pilgrim Haven

Invasive Species Workshop at Pilgrim Haven

Come for the morning workday, then really make it a day by bringing a lunch and staying on at Pilgrim Haven for a hands-on workshop presented by the Southwest X Southwest Corner Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area and SWMLC, beginning at 1 pm. Participants...
Nature Yoga Tike Hike

Nature Yoga Tike Hike

Free admission and open to all little kids and their families! Yoga is a great way to help young children develop physical self-awareness and creativity and, when practiced outdoors, provides a context for making natural connections. Please join TJ Wilkinson...