FEB. 2015 NATURE EVENTS AT LRWP

Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization protecting almost 1,200 acres of natural and restored wetlands in Allen and Huntington Counties, offers interesting and informative nature events next February. All are free and open to the community.
Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Free. Contact info@lrwp.org or 260-478-2515 for information.
NOTE—the Tuesday Little River Ramblers hike is at a different location than usual in February.

Every Tuesday morning in February
9 to 11 a.m.
Little River Ramblers
Meet at the Boy Scout office parking lot, 8315 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne to hike and explore the interesting plants and wildlife of Eagle Marsh.

Thursday, February 12
8:30 to 9:45 a.m.
Breakfast on the Marsh: Frogs of Eagle Marsh and the Area
Light breakfast and nature presentation for nature lovers 50+ at Coventry Meadows Senior Community on W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. Emily Stulik, IPFW biology graduate student, will share her research and surprising findings about the frogs of Eagle Marsh and our area.

Saturday, February 14
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Winter Animals of the Marsh
Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. Learn the marsh animals’ winter secrets this Valentine’s Day! We’ll start in the barn with a hands-on exploration of what’s going on at the marsh and you can make something to take home to show your love of animals. Then we’ll hike to see what winter signs and surprises are to be found. Fun for all ages. Dress for the trails and the weather.

Wednesday, February 18
9 to 10 a.m.
Short Hikes for Short Legs: Winter Scavenger Hunt!
Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. (For children ages 3 to 5 and a responsible adult.) The marsh is an active place in the winter. We’ll start in the barn exploring seasonal items to be found on the marsh, then walk out for a winter wonderland visual scavenger hunt. Dress for the trails and the weather.

Wednesday, February 18
7 to 8 p.m.
Capturing Nature’s Secrets with Brian Wood
Meet at the Aboite Branch Library, 5630 Coventry Lane, Fort Wayne. Have you seen Brian Wood’s incredible wildlife pictures on LRWP’s Facebook page? Join him to view many more of his amazing photos of birds, deer and other wild creatures and learn how he takes them.

Saturday, February 21
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Wetland Woods in Winter
Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. This time of year, the trees of the Eagle Marsh woods look different and the animal life there changes. Hike with John Niemeyer, retired forester, learning how to recognize trees and plants during this season as well as which animals frequent the woods for winter survival. Dress for the trails and the weather.

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