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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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One of the hottest current gardening trends is to plant a pollinator-friendly garden, which can play a significant role in nurturing pollinator species by providing food, water, shelter and habitat …


Enjoy a light breakfast in the Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation (WACF) pavilion while you learn the importance of native plants along your lakeshore and in your landscape. After a short …


We need you! Please join us in installing thousands of native plants to create a beautiful buffer along 500 feet of lakeshore, along Cherry Creek, and in a new rain garden to clean runoff from the …


The Kosciusko County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) Tree Sale is an annual fundraiser for SWCD educational programs, outreach and other district needs.  Ordering information can be found …