Events

Past Event
Expedition: Tree ID and Wetland Hike

Expedition: Tree ID and Wetland Hike

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

Learn to distinguish trees and native species by their bark and branches and discover the unique characteristics that make each tree special. This invigorating hike is not just a walk in the woods—it's an exploration of the intricate world of...

Mar 12
Workshop: The Small Farm of the Future

Workshop: The Small Farm of the Future

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Don't miss this opportunity to create a greener and more sustainable future for your gardens and fields. Join us for a workshop that promises to empower you with the knowledge needed for successful and eco-friendly cultivation practices.

Mar 23
Growing Together Gardening Workshop: Part 2

Growing Together Gardening Workshop: Part 2

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Planning your garden sets you up for success later in the year! You'll learn best practices for seed starting and garden planning.

Jun 10
Ecology Summer Camp

Ecology Summer Camp

Grace College and Theological Seminary
8:45 am - 4:00 pm

Join the Lilly Center and Grace College for Ecology Summer Camp! Delve into the rich biodiversity of Indiana and connect with seasoned professionals in the field, gaining insights into potential career paths and opportunities.

Jun 14
Critter Encounter: Fish

Critter Encounter: Fish

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams
9:30 am - 11:00 am

Learn about the wonderful world of fish through themed games, story time, crafts, and hands-on interactions.

Jun 28
Critter Encounter: Mudpuppy

Critter Encounter: Mudpuppy

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams
9:30 am - 11:00 am

Learn about the intruiging world of the mysterious mudpuppy through themed games, story time, crafts, and hands-on interactions.

Jul 13
Critter Encounter: Turtle

Critter Encounter: Turtle

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams
9:30 am - 11:00 am

Learn about the wonderful world of turtles through themed games, story time, crafts, and hands-on interactions!

Past Event
Critter Encounter: Winter Edition

Critter Encounter: Winter Edition

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

Learn about the amazing things animals do to survive Indiana winters from Lilly Center scientists!

Past Event
Women’s Gardening Workshop Part 1

Women’s Gardening Workshop Part 1

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

This beginner-focused workshop will prep you for the spring and provide tips and tricks for gardening and composting.

Past Event
Expedition: Tree ID Hike

Expedition: Tree ID Hike

WACF Education Center, 11586 N SR 13, Syracuse, IN 46567

Join Heather Harwood and Dr. Nate Bosch for a tree ID hike. By learning to identify the natural world, you will gain a deeper appreciation!

Past Event
Expedition: Prairie Ecology Lab

Expedition: Prairie Ecology Lab

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

Did you know that there are still prairies in Indiana? Join this prairie ecology lab, led by our very own Dr. Nate Bosch!

Past Event
Family Safety Day

Family Safety Day

Central Park, Warsaw

Join the Lilly Center and learn about how to stay safe on your lake with hands-on activities and eco tours of Center Lake every 15 minutes.

Lilly Center Staff

Partner Event Collaboration

Planning an event that centers around a local lake or stream, like a nature hike or trash clean-up? We can help you promote it! Email us your event details and we’ll follow up with a questionnaire.