Special Events

Evening Hike for Frog Calls

Friday, May 5, from 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn. Join Dani Bradtmiller, LRWP’s Preserve and Program Assistant, to learn how to identify local frogs by their calls. Then hike with Dani and use your new skills to discover which frogs live at the marsh. Dress for the weather, boots recommended.

Short Hikes for Short Legs: Turtles

Wednesday, May 17, from 9:00am to 10:00am

Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn. (For children ages 3 to 5 and a responsible adult.) Many turtles thrive at Eagle Marsh. Learn more with a hands-on activity in the barn, then we’ll hike to look for turtles and signs that they live on the marsh. Dress for the weather, boots recommended.

Turtles of Eagle Marsh

Tuesday, May 23, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn. Celebrate World Turtle Day by joining Betsy Yankowiak, LRWP’s Director of Preserves and Programs, for a discussion and hike to learn about turtles, which turtles you might see at Eagle Marsh, and ways to help turtles in our community. Dress for the weather, boots recommended.

Short Hikes for Short Legs: Bugs are Beautiful

Wednesday, June 14, from 9:00am to 10:00am

Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn. (For children ages 3 to 5 and a responsible adult). Investigate the parts of an insect, build a better bug, learn about their role in food chains, and why stomping on them might steal another creature’s meal. Then hike with us to find insects of the marsh and where they live. Dress for the weather, boots recommended. 

Singing Insects

Friday, June 23, from 6:30pm to 8pm

Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn for an evening hike to listen for and identify the songs of singing insects on the marsh. Dress for the weather, boots recommended.

Dragonflies

Saturday, July 15, from 9:00am to 10:30am

Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn. Many kinds of dragonflies are beautiful, but did you know they’re skilled hunters as well? Hike with us to learn about these amazing insects and explore where they can be found on the marsh. Dress for the weather, boots recommended.

Short Hikes for Short Legs: Parts and Petals of Marsh Plants

Wednesday, July 19, from 9:00am to 10:00am

Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn. (For children ages 3 to 5 and a responsible adult.) We’ll dissect plants to learn more about their parts, pieces, and importance before going out to the marsh to find our favorite native plants. Dress for the weather, boots recommended.


 

 

Corporate sponsorships are available for all events.
Please contact info@lrwp.org for additional information.

Cancellations

Please Note: All programs are cancelled if Southwest Allen County Schools close due to inclement weather. Our hikes are cancelled if the wind chill is 10 °F or colder.