Knox County Nature Days This Saturday!

The Knox County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) is proud to host the second Knox County Nature Days! This is an annual event focused on different environmental issues, natural history, and more. Join us to learn more about Knox County orchards, the native (good) trees, and invasive (bad) trees!

Where: 

Ouabache Trails Nature Center | 3500 N. Lower Ft. Knox Rd. | Vincennes, IN 47591

When:

Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (EDT)

Draft Schedule:

9:00 – Registration, Vendors and Plant Sale Open

9:45 – Introduction/Welcoming Remarks

10:00 – Lessons Learned from Managing an Orchard by Joe Black

10:45 – Break

11:00 – Invasive Trees by Dawn Slack, TNC

11:45 – Lunch (Free!)

12:45 – Native Trees by Shawn Dickerson

1:45 – Tree ID Walk

~2:30 – Event ends

Other Event Features:

  • Kid’s activity station in Nature Center
  • Native Plant Sale outside Nature Center
  • Environmental organization exhibits and vendors outside Nature Center (including the Solid Waste Management District, Natural Gardeners Club, and more!)
  • Door prizes

To keep this event free and support environmental programming in the area, please considering donating to the CISMA at the door.

Contact Will Drews for more information at 812-882-8210 ext. 3408 or willem.drews@in.nacdnet.net

Register at https://knoxcountynaturedays2018.eventbrite.com or by contacting Will Drews.

 

Partners:

Knox County Parks Department

Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District

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