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By Sarah Baier, education program specialist at the Lilly Center

The other day, a coworker asked for suggestions on good kids books to share with you. I tried to keep my groans quiet and to …

Date posted: May 10, 2019 | Author: | Comments Off on 3 Children’s Books to Jumpstart Summer Learning

Categories: Education K-12


The Lilly Center’s seasonal interpretive hikes, now called expeditions, will kick off the summer in the Winona Lake woodlands. The Woodlands Expedition begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the …


There are a plethora of ways to try your hand at planting native this spring. Our county offers a wide range of resources, from workshops to discounted (or free) plants. Check out one of the options …

Date posted: April 23, 2019 | Author: | Comments Off on Get Back to Your Roots in 2019

Categories: Collaboration Education News


By Abby Phinney, communication specialist at the Lilly Center

Did you know that composting is a way to protect your lake? It’s also a natural way to enrich your garden. The organic matter found in …

Date posted: April 17, 2019 | Author: | Comments Off on How to Attract the FBI to your Decay Scene

Categories: Education


By Caitlin Yoder, education coordinator at the Lilly Center

If you have handled a fish, frog or salamander, you may recall feeling that slimy, slippery goo that coats their scales and skin. Most …

Date posted: April 8, 2019 | Author: | Comments Off on The Scoop on Slime Coats

Categories: Education


Tour the nursery grounds and production facilities
Take part in one of several engaging workshops or presentations led by industry notables
Enjoy a catered lunch
Buy native plants
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