Media Coverage

Read the latest media coverage of Sycamore’s work, including new preserves and trails, environmental education, events, wildlife, partnerships, and more. If you are a member of the media looking for information, an interview, or photos, contact Kate Hammel, Communications and Membership Director, at or 812-336-5382 ext. 101. For monthly updates on everything related to Sycamore […]

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Responsible Recreation

Parks, trails, and natural areas across the country have had many more visitors recently, including Sycamore’s public nature preserves. It’s great to get outside! Just remember that safety, courtesy, and protecting nature always come first. Do your part and follow these rules if you venture out for a hike: If a parking area is full, […]

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The Twig

The Twig is our print newsletter that comes out three times a year. Members receive The Twig free in the mail, and anyone is welcome to read it online. Learn about conservation news, outdoors events, environmental education stories, and much more.

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Latest News

Reading the Landscape

Join us for a captivating two-hour guided hike through the serene trails of Downey Hill. Led by Jack Cathcart of Oiko Environmental, this immersive experience delves into the art of reading landscapes, highlighting the delicate balance of ecological stewardship and the interplay of human and natural influences. Along the way, discover the diversity of native […]

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Mysterious Moths Night

In celebration of National Moth Week, Sycamore Land Trust is thrilled to offer this nighttime ‘mothing’ opportunity led by expert naturalist Jeanette Jaskula. We will delight in the mystery of moths using light and other lures to attract them for observation. Witness their patterns, colors, and behaviors, as well as learn about the essential role […]

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Sycamore Land Trust Annual Celebration

Join us as we celebrate another year of protecting vital southern Indiana habitat for Forever. Our Annual Celebration is Sycamore’s biggest event of the year, raising funds that enable us to preserve more land, build more trails, and continue our free education programs. This year, our celebration will be held on October 12, 2024, at […]

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Meet Saige Sentell, Sycamore’s new Education Director

Howdy, y’all! As a little girl growing up in the rolling hills of Madison, Indiana, nature was where I felt most at home. Whether I was stomping through the creek with my dog or watching the trees sway during a storm, these experiences sparked my sense of curiosity and awe for the natural world. As […]

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