FALL INTO THE WINTER EVENTS HAPPENING AT ACRES

HOW TO GROW TREES FROM SEED

Presented by: Ricky Kemery, Purdue Extension Horticulture Educator
Thursday, October 19t from 6-8 p.m.
Spend some time in the field collecting seeds, then come in to the Dustin laboratory and create your own planter of trees. Learn about the trees of northeast Indiana and their different needs when sowing them.
Where: ACRES Office/Tom and Jane Dustin Nature Preserve, 1802 Chapman Road. From Fort Wayne take Coldwater Road 5 miles north of Dupont Road. Turn east onto Chapman Road. The site is 3/4 mile on south side of road.
Contact: ACRES at (260) 637-2273, rsherman@acreslandtrust.org

 

POPP OPEN HOUSE

Presented by: Larry Biggerstaff, Caretaker
Saturday, October 21s from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
A gift of Jeannette Kent to the citizens of northeast Indiana, the Emanuel M. Popp Preserve is a dedicated state nature preserve. Hike the old-growth woods, and regain energy with a hot dog roast hosted by Larry.
Where: Emanuel M. Popp Nature Preserve. In Fort Wayne take Dupont Road east of I-69 to Tonkel Road. Turn north on Tonkel Road. Property is 1.5 miles, on the left (west) side of Tonkel Road.

 

WILD WALKERS

Friday mornings: October 27 at 7:30 a.m. – Noon at McClue Nature Preserve
Carpooling is available.
December 8 from 8:00a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at Mengerson Nature Preserve. No Carpooling available.
This group of hikers always has a good time! Looking for friendship and fun, join us on selected Friday mornings for exercise and beautiful scenery.
Contact Renee Baines at Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation at (260) 427-6005.

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