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  • Oct 31 Third Thursday Preserve-a-Preserve Day
  • Nov 06 Sycamore Branches: Hike & Brew
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Third Thursday Preserve-a-Preserve Day

We’ll clean up trash at a newer addition to the Sam Shine Foundation Preserve, and also continue work on Asian bush honeysuckle and other invasives. Meet at the Kroger on North Kinser Pike to carpool. This event is free. To register for this event, RSVP or email

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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

Job Opening: Executive Director

Sycamore Land Trust is seeking exceptionally qualified, motivated candidates for its Executive Director position. As chief executive officer, the Executive Director provides the vision and oversight for key program areas including land protection, land stewardship, and environmental education while overseeing six other full-time professional staff. This hard-working, experienced team looks forward to welcoming a leader […]

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Sycamore Adds 84 Acres to Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve

We are thrilled to announce that we have added an 84-acre parcel of bottomland to Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve in Monroe County! This addition expands our footprint of protected land in an ecologically important area. The Beanblossom Creek conservation area contains bottomland and upland forest, wetland,…

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Beanblossom Bottoms to Close July 9 for Trail Work

Sycamore Land Trust is excited to announce that the popular boardwalk trail at Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve will be undergoing a renovation soon, a er a weather delay earlier this year. The front portion of the wooden boardwalk trail — the longest of its kind in Indiana — will be replaced with a new design […]

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Christian Freitag to leave position at Sycamore Land Trust for the Conservation Law Center

Christian Freitag, Executive Director of Sycamore Land Trust for the past 18 years, has resigned from his position to become President and Director of the Conservation Law Center, a public-interest nonprofit environmental law firm based in Bloomington. Sycamore Land Trust is a nonprofit conservation organization whose mission is to preserve the beauty, health,…

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