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Sycamore hosts outdoor events at our nature preserves across southern Indiana, and we’d love to see you. Members receive free admission; suggested donation for non-members is $5 per person or $10 per family. To become a member, click here.

Feb 20

Evansville Sycamore Social

Please join us for a fun and illuminating reception to celebrate another year of Sycamore’s conservation and education achievements, thanks to the support of our members! Enjoy light refreshments, a free raffle, a bird ID contest, and exciting updates from Sycamore leaders.

This event is free and open to the public thanks to our event sponsor, Wild Birds Unlimited of Evansville.

Location: Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library, Central branch
200 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Evansville, IN

Feb 26

Sycamore Social and Shirt Launch

Our For Forever shirts are back by popular demand, now on organic cotton! Come to our first Sycamore Social of the year to buy a shirt ($25) and other merch, hang out with Sycamore members, and enjoy a tasty beverage. Switchyard will donate $1 from every pint of their Orange Blossom Blonde (made with local orange blossom honey) sold during the event to Sycamore!

Kids and dogs are welcome at Switchyard. They have a small menu of delicious local snacks, and guests are welcome to bring in outside food.

Switchyard: 419 N Walnut St, Bloomington

 

Feb 28

Little Hikers: Nature’s Teas & Treats

  • Cedar Crest
  • Friday, February 28, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Many plants in your yard are edible and delicious. Learn all about them as we hike the prairie and woods around Sycamore Land Trust’s office, and then make food and drink around a campfire.

RSVPs are required at the link below.

Sycamore hikes are free for members! For non-members, the suggested donation is $5 per person or $10 per family. Not yet a member? You can join today with a donation of just $40 or more, and help us protect and restore nature forever: sycamorelandtrust.org/donate

Mar 18

Take Control: Invasive Plant Workshop

  • Cedar Crest
  • Wednesday, March 18, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you know the basics but want to go deeper on identifying and controlling invasive plants, this class is for you. Monroe County Identify Invasive Species (MC-IRIS) expert Ellen Jacquart will teach you to identify many of the invasive plants in our county and how to use deer-resistant native plants in landscaping. After the talk there will be a one-hour hands-on workshop on methods to control invasive plants. Attendees should wear long pants, long-sleeved shirts, and sturdy closed shoes. Space is limited; registrations will be accepted until full.

RSVPs are required at the link below.

Sycamore events are free for members! For non-members, the suggested donation is $5 per person or $10 per family. Not yet a member? You can join today with a donation of just $40 or more, and help us protect and restore nature forever: sycamorelandtrust.org/donate

Mar 19

Third Thursday Volunteer Stewardship Day

Join us for a volunteer workday! No experience necessary. Just be prepared to work hard and enjoy the great outdoors with other volunteers and Sycamore staff. For our March workday, first we’ll head to Tangeman Woods in Bartholomew County to work on the trails and pick up trash along the road. If we have time we’ll head over to Touch the Earth for some more trail clean-up.

Meet at Cedar Crest (Sycamore’s office) to carpool: 48498 E Heritage Woods Rd, Bloomington

Apr 03

Columbus Hike & Brew

Join us for a day of educational hikes at Sycamore’s two public nature preserves near Columbus, plus lunch with the group at Upland’s historic Pumphouse restaurant in Columbus. We’ll start at Touch the Earth Natural Area, visit Upland for lunch, then do an afternoon hike at Tangeman Woods.

RSVPs are required at the link below.

Sycamore events are free for members (but lunch is on you)! For non-members, the suggested donation is $5 per person or $10 per family. Not yet a member? You can join today with a donation of just $40 or more, and help us protect and restore nature forever: sycamorelandtrust.org/donate

Apr 21

Woodland Wildflowers Hike

Before the canopy leafs out and shades the sun, spring wildflowers are emerging in the warming woods. Enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds and learn how to use the Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide to identify flowers.

RSVPs are required at the link below.

Sycamore hikes are free for members! For non-members, the suggested donation is $5 per person or $10 per family. Not yet a member? You can join today with a donation of just $40 or more, and help us protect and restore nature forever: sycamorelandtrust.org/donate

Apr 24

Arbor Day Tree Giveaway

Pick up a free native tree seedling, get planting advice, and celebrate everything that makes trees amazing! We’ll also be signing up new and renewing memberships, selling Sycamore swag, and answering your conservation questions. The giveaway will end when supplies run out; stay tuned to our Facebook event for updates.

Tree species will be posted here soon.

Interested in volunteering? We have opportunities on Thursday, April 23 prepping trees from 9am-noon, and on Friday (various times) handing out trees and answering people’s questions. Contact abby@sycamorelandtrust.org for more info.