Events

Past Event
Expedition: Forest Ecology Lab

Expedition: Forest Ecology Lab

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

Take the mystery out of trees by joining this forest ecology lab, led by our very own Dr. Nate Bosch!

Past Event
Expedition: Aquatic Plant Identification

Expedition: Aquatic Plant Identification

Shock Lake Public Access

Spend an evening outside at Shock Lake with Matthew Linn, a DNR biologist, and learn about the diverse aquatic plants in our lakes.

Past Event
Expedition: Summer Wildflower ID Hike

Expedition: Summer Wildflower ID Hike

Bock Nature Preserve

Throw on a pair of sturdy walking shoes and join us for a walk through the beautiful Bock Nature Preserve. This collaboration with ACRES Land Trust allows you to visit Bock's prairie which is normally closed to visitors.

Past Event
Critter Encounter: Mystery Critter

Critter Encounter: Mystery Critter

806 Connection Cir, Winona Lake, IN 46590

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

Past Event
Ecotour: Lake Tippecanoe

Ecotour: Lake Tippecanoe

Tippecanoe Lake Country Club

Get to know Winona Lake on a new level! Ecotours are like ranger talks - but on the lakes.

Past Event
Ecotour: Winona Lake

Ecotour: Winona Lake

Boathouse Restaurant Pier

Get to know Winona Lake on a new level! Ecotours are like ranger talks - but on the lakes.

Past Event
Critter Encounter: Frog

Critter Encounter: Frog

806 Connection Cir, Winona Lake, IN 46590

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

Past Event
Ecotour: Chapman Lake

Ecotour: Chapman Lake

Big Chapman Lake

Get to know Big Chapman Lake on a new level! Ecotours are like ranger talks - but on the lakes.

Past Event
Ecotour: Lake Wawasee

Ecotour: Lake Wawasee

Oakwood Resort Pier

Get to know Lake Wawasee on a new level! Ecotours are like ranger talks - but on the lakes.

Past Event
Critter Encounter: Crayfish

Critter Encounter: Crayfish

806 Connection Cir, Winona Lake, IN 46590

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

Past Event
Critter Encounter: Turtle

Critter Encounter: Turtle

806 Connection Cir, Winona Lake, IN 46590

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

Past Event
Expedition: Spring Photo Hike

Expedition: Spring Photo Hike

Wildwood Nature Preserve, 409 IN-14, Silver Lake, IN 46982

Enjoy a beautiful hike and hone your camera skills by photographing wildflowers.

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.