(April 23, May 7,21, June 4,18 July 2,16,30 August 13,27, September 10,24)
More than 300 species of native plants are found at Gibson Woods, including a variety of rare and unique species. Join a park naturalist for a walk through the preserve to learn more about our native flora. Comfortable shoes and insect repellent are recommended.
Milkweed and Monarchs, Oh My!
Friday, July 5 from 9:30-11 AM
Discover the amazing partnership that milk plants and the monarch butterfly have, as well as some simple ways you can be monarch scientist.
Tuesday, August 6 from 10-11:30 AM
Butterflies come in all sorts of sizes and colors, but monarchs are probably the most recognizable. Explore their life cycle and the magical lives they live. Pre-registration required; please call 219-844-3188. Homeschool, scout , and other groups are welcome to attend, but families must register individually.