Sycamore Land Trust

Preserving land and connecting people to nature

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Sycamore Land Trust

Events

Hoosier Hikers Council Workdays

Third Saturdays, 9 am-3 pm

We are thankful that the Hoosier Hikers Council’s current project is to build a trail at our Laura Hare Nature Preserve at Downey Hill. A two-mile loop trail will be finished Spring 2016, and then work will begin on an additional trail south of the existing one. Many Sycamore members have helped with this exciting project. Please consider joining HHC for a workday! HHC workdays are on Third Saturdays and…  [Read More]

Sycamore Branches: Insect Hike

Sunday, August 27th, 2pm

Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve

Join Sycamore Branches as we learn about the secret lives of bees, beetles, butterflies, and all manner of bugs on an Insect Hike through Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve. Autumn Brunelle, an experienced naturalist, will take us on an in-depth tour of the six-legged creatures calling this preserve home. When: Sunday, August 27th from 2-4pm Where: Carpool to Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve  because parking is limited! Cost: The fossil hike is free! Who:…  [Read More]

Little Hikers: Hug a Tree

Scarlet Oak Woods

Saturday, September 9th, 12-2 pm

  Like the human body, a tree has many parts-both visible and hidden-that are essential for its survival. We will explore the trees both living and dead, and find out what is happening inside and around the trees. Meet at Scarlet Oak Woods. RSVP here or or call (812)-336-5382 x100 for more info.  Hikes are free for members; fee for non-members is $5/person or $10/family. You can become a member by…  [Read More]

Preserve-a-Preserve Day

Dilcher-Turner Canyon Forest

Thursday, September 21st, 8:45 am-1 pm

Autumn olive and other invasive bushes will be our target at the scenic Dilcher-Turner Canyon Forest, just off of State Road 45, along with some trail work. Lunch is included! Register here or contact John Lawrence at john@sycamorelandtrust.org or 812-336-5382 ext.105.

Tree ID Hike

Tangeman Woods

Saturday, September 23rd, 10 am-12 pm

Join Indiana state forester Ben McKinney on a hike through Tangeman Woods to identify trees by leaf and bark. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from an expert. RSVP here or or call (812)-336-5382 x100 for more info.  Hikes are free for members; fee for non-members is $5/person or $10/family. You can become a member by donating online today.

Preserve-a-Preserve Day

Sam Shine Foundation Preserve

Monday, October 16th, 12:30-4 pm

We’ll continue work on Asian bush honeysuckle and other invasive species at one of our newer preserves, Sam Shine Foundation Preserve, along Beanblossom Creek. Lunch is included! Register here or contact John Lawrence at john@sycamorelandtrust.org or 812-336-5382 ext.105.

27th Anniversary Annual Celebration

Monroe Convention Center

Friday, October 20th, 6-9 pm

Celebrate another great year of conservation with friends and colleagues. Inspiring and educational speeches, live music, local wine and beer, and a fabulous silent auction make this a memorable night in support of Sycamore’s mission. Tickets will go on sale in June ($75 per person, $500 per table of 8). To learn about becoming a table sponsor, contact Ann Connors: 812-336-5382 ext. 104 or ann@sycamorelandtrust.org. Follow this link for more…  [Read More]