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January 2017

Animal Encounter

Sunday, January 22 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, January 29 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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February 2017

Recycle Saturday

Saturday, February 4 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Wesselman Nature Society partners with the Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District to conduct monthly drop off recycling opportunities at various sites throughout Vanderburgh County for the convenience of county residents. Revenues from the sale of these items are used to fund the Nature Society’s programs. We appreciate your recycling efforts and hope you will make Wesselman your recycling center!

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, February 5 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Kids Photography Club

Sunday, February 5 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Hosted by Shanon Pruden, owner of Shanon Miranda Photography. The photography club is open to kids ages 10 and up. Younger children who previously participated in Shanon’s beginning photography classes at WWNP are also welcome to attend. Club members will participate in photo walks and challenges and receive instruction and tips from experienced photography mentors. This is a drop-off program and participants should dress for the weather and wear good walking shoes. Each student should bring a simple digital camera to use for club activities. Smart phones / iPhones / iPods are acceptable, but we recommend a protective case.

Photography club will meet on Sundays from 2:00 – 3:00 PM on January 8, February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7

The club is free for members of Wesselman Woods. Non-members must pay nature center admission each month ($3 ages 3 – 11 and $5 ages 12 & up). Kids must have a program waiver on file at the Wesselman Woods office to participate. Please contact Gena at 812 479-0771 ext 102 or for more info.

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Recycle Saturday

Saturday, February 11 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Wesselman Nature Society partners with the Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District to conduct monthly drop off recycling opportunities at various sites throughout Vanderburgh County for the convenience of county residents. Revenues from the sale of these items are used to fund the Nature Society’s programs. We appreciate your recycling efforts and hope you will make Wesselman your recycling center!

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, February 12 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, February 19 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, February 26 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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March 2017

March 4

Saturday, March 4 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Wesselman Nature Society partners with the Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District to conduct monthly drop off recycling opportunities at various sites throughout Vanderburgh County for the convenience of county residents. Revenues from the sale of these items are used to fund the Nature Society’s programs. We appreciate your recycling efforts and hope you will make Wesselman your recycling center!

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, March 5 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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March 11

Saturday, March 11 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Wesselman Nature Society partners with the Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District to conduct monthly drop off recycling opportunities at various sites throughout Vanderburgh County for the convenience of county residents. Revenues from the sale of these items are used to fund the Nature Society’s programs. We appreciate your recycling efforts and hope you will make Wesselman your recycling center!

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, March 12 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, March 19 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, March 26 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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April 2017

Animal Encounter

Sunday, April 2 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Maple Sugarbush Festival and Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, April 8 to Sunday, April 9

Join us for our 39th annual celebration of the maple sugar harvest from the trees of the preserve! Visitors of all ages will be guided through the woods to observe how sap becomes the pure maple syrup that we all love to pour over pancakes. Each visitor is served a hearty breakfast that includes sausage, all you can eat pancakes and a beverage.

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Recycle Saturday

Saturday, April 8 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Wesselman Nature Society partners with the Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District to conduct monthly drop off recycling opportunities at various sites throughout Vanderburgh County for the convenience of county residents. Revenues from the sale of these items are used to fund the Nature Society’s programs. We appreciate your recycling efforts and hope you will make Wesselman your recycling center!

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, April 9 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, April 16 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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