WINONA LAKE — The Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams is hosting three free community events this fall.
These family-friendly events include hiking and foraging expeditions, plus a composting workshop.
- An interpretive hike through Oppenheim Woods, led by The Nature Conservancy team and Dr. Nate Bosch, will take place from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. This expedition will depart from Tippecanoe Lake Country Club. You can RSVP at oppenheimwoods22.eventbrite.com.
- Expedition: Summer Foraging is led by the Lilly Center’s own Luke Hunt and will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Sep. 15. The event will start at the Boys City Trailhead, Winona Lake. Sign-ups are available at foraging22.eventbrite.com.
- Leslie Williams from KC Recycling Depot will be teaching about traditional composting and vermicomposting from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Lilly Center. Attendees will have the chance to make their own in-ground composter. Registration is at composting22.eventbrite.com.
Special thanks to Zimmer Biomet Foundation for underwriting these community events.
The Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams at Grace College conducts research, provides resources, engages and educates residents and collaborates with local organizations to make the lakes and streams of Kosciusko County clean, healthy, safe and beautiful. For more information, visit lakes.grace.edu.