Hiking events

Lilly Center activities include hiking, foraging and composting information – InkFreeNews.com

Participants enjoy an interpretive hike. Photo provided by Rusty Martinez.

Press release

WINONA LAKE – The Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams is hosting three free community events this fall.

These family events include foraging hikes and expeditions, as well as a composting workshop.

  • An interpretive hike through Oppenheim Woods, led by The Nature Conservancy team and Dr. Nate Bosch, will take place from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 13. This expedition will depart from the Tippecanoe Lake Country Club. You can RSVP at oppenheimwoods22.eventbrite.com.
  • Expedition: Summer Foraging is led by Luke Hunt of the Lilly Center and will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, September 15. The event will begin at the Boys City trailhead in Winona Lake. Registration is available at foraging22.eventbrite.com.
  • Leslie Williams of KC Recycling Depot will be teaching traditional composting and vermicomposting from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, October 20 at the Lilly Center. Participants will have the chance to make their own buried composter. Registration is done at composting22.eventbrite.com.

Special thanks to the Zimmer Biomet Foundation for funding these community events.

Grace College’s Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams conducts research, provides resources, engages and educates residents, and works with local organizations to make Kosciusko County’s lakes and streams clean, healthy, safe, and beautiful. For more information, visit lakes.grace.edu.

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