Special Events

Short Hikes for Short Legs: What Lives Under the Snow?

Wednesday, January 17th, from 9:00am to 10:00am

Snow is beautiful, but have you ever thought about what lives beneath it? We'll start in the barn with "snow boxes" to discover and identify what animals winter on the marsh. Then, during our hike, we'll identify animal tracks and homes. This part hike, part interactive educational activity-event is open to the public with a curriculum and trail length appropriate for kids ages 3-5 years. Meets at Eagle Marsh barn, Eagle Marsh Ft. Wayne.

Short Hikes for Short Legs: Winter Birding

Wednesday, February 14th, from 9:00am to 10:00am

Not all birds fly south for the winter. First, we'll show our winter birds love by creating a treat for them. Later, we'll take a short hike in search of our winter feathered friends. This part hike, part interactive educational activity-event is open to the public with a curriculum and trail length appropriate for kids ages 3-5 years. Meets at Eagle Marsh barn, Eagle Marsh Ft. Wayne.

Short Hikes for Short Legs: Show Me the Green!

Wednesday, March 14th, from 9:00am to 10:00am

We'll start with interactive fun at the barn looking at different "green" items common on the marsh. Then we'll go outside and explore all that has turned green at Eagle Marsh for the spring. This part hike, part interactive educational activity-event is open to the public with a curriculum and trail length appropriate for kids ages 3-5 years. Meets at Eagle Marsh barn, Eagle Marsh Ft. Wayne.

Short Hikes for Short Legs: Pond Dipping

Wednesday, April 11th, from 9:00am to 10:00am

Learn about swimmers, wigglers, and things that go hop in the water. We'll start with some pond dipping to discover what lives in the water; then we'll take a short hike to find where pond critters live when they're on dry land. This part hike, part interactive educational activity-event is open to the public with a curriculum and trail length appropriate for kids ages 3-5 years. Meets at Eagle Marsh barn, Eagle Marsh Ft. Wayne.

Short Hikes for Short Legs: Baby Birds and Building Nests

Wednesday, May 23rd, from 9:00am to 10:00am

Springtime means new beginnings, and chicks hatching from their eggs! Have you ever wondered what their nests are made of housing these precious babies? To begin our event, we'll learn about materials used to make birds nests and how they do it. Later, we'll put our new knowledge to the test and make our own nests, like a bird! Finally, we'll go on a short hike to hunt for nests on the marsh. This part hike, part interactive educational activity-event is open to the public with a curriculum and trail length appropriate for kids ages 3-5 years. Meets at Eagle Marsh barn, Eagle Marsh Ft. Wayne.

Short Hikes for Short Legs: Turtles

Wednesday, June 20th, from 9:00am to 10:00am

Turtle themed hike. This part hike, part interactive educational activity-event is open to the public with a curriculum and trail length appropriate for kids ages 3-5 years. Meets at Eagle Marsh barn, Eagle Marsh Ft. Wayne.


 

 

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.