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SWCD Tree Sale

Friday, April 5, 2019 - Saturday, April 13, 2019
12:00 am
Location: Kosciusko County Soil & Water Conservation District
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 … read more

Art Contest Deadline

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: The Lilly Center
All Lakes & Streams Art Contest submissions are due today. Please drop off artwork at the Lilly Center, located in the Dr. Dane A. Miller Science Complex on Grace College's campus read more

Woodlands Expedition

Saturday, May 4, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Trail head at Boys City Dr., Winona Lake
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 … read more

Expedition: Winona Lake Trails

Saturday, May 4, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Winona Lake Trails
Luke Hunt, a certified master naturalist and outdoor enthusiast, will lead a spring expedition on the Winona Lake Trails. Learn about springtime in Northern Indiana, about our native plants and … read more

TWF: Native Planting at Winona Lake Limitless Park

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - Wednesday, May 15, 2019
9:00 am
Location: Limitless Park, Winona Lake
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 … read more

WACF: Lake Talk & Eats Native Plant Sale

Saturday, June 1, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation
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 … read more

Pollinator Workshop

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Kosciusko County Soil & Water Conservation District
Join us on Tuesday, June 18, from 7 to 8:30 PM at the WACF Center on SR 13 in Syracuse, to learn how to establish a pollinator garden. A free pollinator 6-pack will be given to attendees. Only 30 … read more

Cardno Native Plant Nursery Open House

Friday, July 26, 2019
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Cardno Native Plant Nursery
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  … read more

Bock Nature Preserve Expedition

Saturday, July 27, 2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: 11630 S. SR 14, Akron, Indiana 46910
Join the Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams and ACRES Land Trust for a memorable woodland expedition at Bock Nature Preserve! Casey Jones, director of land management at ACRES, will guide you and your … read more

Lake Adventure Days

Monday, September 23, 2019 - Tuesday, September 24, 2019
8:00 am
Location: Warsaw, IN
At Lake Adventure Days, hundreds of local fourth-grade students get to fish, test the water, build their own watershed, compete in a water conservation exercise and art project. Learn more here! Want … read more

Incredible Bats

Saturday, January 25, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: The Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams,
Bats, possums and skunks: A trio of furry, native animals notorious for fluttering too close to your head at dusk, knocking over trash cans, and releasing offending smells. But what if we could … read more

Expedition: Owls

Saturday, February 29, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Koinonia Nature Preserve, 6147 S. 650 E., Pierceton, IN 46562
Join the Lilly Center and Kononia Nature Preserve to dissect real owl pellets, learn to identify a variety of owl calls, then hike through the 100 acre woods of the preserve while we send out and … read more

Clean Marinas Lunch & Learn

Thursday, March 12, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams
The Lilly Center is hosting a Clean Marinas Lunch & Learn for Kosciusko County marinas and boaters. The Indiana Clean Marina Program is managed by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management … read more

The Lakes Festival

Friday, May 22, 2020 - Saturday, May 23, 2020
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: Center Lake Park, Warsaw IN
What’s one of the best parts about bringing so many like-minded, water-loving people together at the Lakes Festival? Connecting each of you with the lakes. Start your summer here. Website | … read more

Leopold Education Project

Thursday, July 16, 2020
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 1158 Beta Dr, Winona Lake, IN 46590
Calling all formal educators, informal educators and naturalists! The Lilly Center is partnering with the Leopold Education Project to showcase their lessons in Land Ethic. Teachers: This workshop … read more