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July 2016

Mothing at Howell Wetlands

Saturday, July 30 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Howell Wetlands
1400 S. Tekoppel Rd.
Evansville, IN 47712
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Mothing

Moths far outnumber butterflies and are much more varied, but most people don’t notice them since they’re usually active at night. Join Indiana Master Naturalist / Southwestern Indiana Master Gardener Debbie Goedde for a look at these nocturnal beauties. We recommend bringing a camp chair, bug spray, and a flashlight.

This event is free and no registration is required, though large groups are asked to call ahead 812-479-0771 x102.

The program will be canceled in the event of heavy rain, storms, severe weather alerts, or temperatures below 60 degrees.

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August 2016

Recycle Saturday

Saturday, August 13 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Old Walmart West
4551 University Dr.
Evansville, IN 47712
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Recycle Saturday

Support Wesselman Nature Society by bringing us your recyclable materials. We are accepting aluminum cans, metal food cans, glass containers cardboard, catalogs/magazines, newspaper, mixed paper and #1 – #7 plastic . Call (812) 479-0771 or (812) 436-7800 for more information.

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Mothing at Howell Wetlands

Saturday, August 13 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Howell Wetlands
1400 S. Tekoppel Rd.
Evansville, IN 47712
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Mothing

Moths far outnumber butterflies and are much more varied, but most people don’t notice them since they’re usually active at night. Join Indiana Master Naturalist / Southwestern Indiana Master Gardener Debbie Goedde for a look at these nocturnal beauties. We recommend bringing a camp chair, bug spray, and a flashlight.

This event is free and no registration is required, though large groups are asked to call ahead 812-479-0771 x102.

The program will be canceled in the event of heavy rain, storms, severe weather alerts, or temperatures below 60 degrees.

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Bug Safari at Howell Wetlands

Sunday, August 14 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Howell Wetlands
1400 S. Tekoppel Rd.
Evansville, IN 47712
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Join Indiana Master Naturalist / Indiana Master Gardener, Debbie Goedde, for a guided safari through Howell Wetlands. Insects and spiders abound in the air, on the ground, and even under the waters of this wetland habitat. Explore and see what you can catch! This program is free, though large groups are asked to call ahead for a reservation. (812) 479-0771 x102

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Mothing at Wesselman Woods

Tuesday, August 16 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve
551 N. Boeke Rd.
Evansville, IN 47711
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Mothing

Moths far outnumber butterflies and are much more varied, but most people don’t notice them since they’re usually active at night. Join Indiana Master Naturalist / Southwestern Indiana Master Gardener Debbie Goedde for a look at these nocturnal beauties. We recommend bringing a camp chair, bug spray, and a flashlight.

This event is free and no registration is required, though large groups are asked to call ahead. Use the pond gate entrance (call 812 479-0771 for directions). The nature center will not be open during this program.

The program will be canceled in the event of heavy rain, storms, severe weather alerts, or temperatures below 60 degrees.

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Recycle Saturday

Saturday, August 20 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Vanderburgh 4-H Center
201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Rd.
Evansville, IN 47725
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Recycle Saturday

Support Wesselman Nature Society by bringing us your recyclable materials. We are accepting aluminum cans, metal food cans, glass containers cardboard, catalogs/magazines, newspaper, mixed paper and #1 – #7 plastic . Call (812) 479-0771 or (812) 436-7800 for more information.

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September 2016

Recycle Saturday

Saturday, September 10 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Old Walmart West
4551 University Dr.
Evansville, IN 47712
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Recycle Saturday

Support Wesselman Nature Society by bringing us your recyclable materials. We are accepting aluminum cans, metal food cans, glass containers cardboard, catalogs/magazines, newspaper, mixed paper and #1 – #7 plastic . Call (812) 479-0771 or (812) 436-7800 for more information.

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Recycle Saturday

Saturday, September 17 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Vanderburgh 4-H Center
201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Rd.
Evansville, IN 47725
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Recycle Saturday

Support Wesselman Nature Society by bringing us your recyclable materials. We are accepting aluminum cans, metal food cans, glass containers cardboard, catalogs/magazines, newspaper, mixed paper and #1 – #7 plastic . Call (812) 479-0771 or (812) 436-7800 for more information.

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Next Indiana Campfire: Hovey Lake Paddle

Saturday, September 17 - 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Wesselman Woods Nature Center
551 N. Boeke Rd.
Evansville, IN 47711
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Brought-to-You-NI

Join Indiana Humanities and the Wesselman Nature Society for a sunset paddle through the northernmost stand of bald cypress trees anywhere in the nation. After our paddle, we’ll share a campfire meal, Upland beers and discussion under the stars at Hovey Lake. This event is part of Next Indiana Campfires, a new program connecting nature, literature and Indiana’s bicentennial.

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Mothing at Wesselman Woods

Tuesday, September 20 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve
551 N. Boeke Rd.
Evansville, IN 47711
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Mothing

Moths far outnumber butterflies and are much more varied, but most people don’t notice them since they’re usually active at night. Join Indiana Master Naturalist / Southwestern Indiana Master Gardener Debbie Goedde for a look at these nocturnal beauties. We recommend bringing a camp chair, bug spray, and a flashlight.

This event is free and no registration is required, though large groups are asked to call ahead. Use the pond gate entrance (call 812 479-0771 for directions). The nature center will not be open during this program.

The program will be canceled in the event of heavy rain, storms, severe weather alerts, or temperatures below 60 degrees.

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Recycle Saturday

Saturday, September 24 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Evansville Day School
3400 N Green River Rd.
Evansville, IN 47715
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Recycle Saturday

Support Wesselman Nature Society by bringing us your recyclable materials. We are accepting aluminum cans, metal food cans, glass containers cardboard, catalogs/magazines, newspaper, mixed paper and #1 – #7 plastic . Call (812) 479-0771 or (812) 436-7800 for more information.

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October 2016

Recycle Saturday

Saturday, October 1 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Old Walmart West
4551 University Dr.
Evansville, IN 47712
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Recycle Saturday

Support Wesselman Nature Society by bringing us your recyclable materials. We are accepting aluminum cans, metal food cans, glass containers cardboard, catalogs/magazines, newspaper, mixed paper and #1 – #7 plastic . Call (812) 479-0771 or (812) 436-7800 for more information.

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Harvest Festival & Hayrides

Saturday, October 1 - 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve
551 N. Boeke Rd.
Evansville, IN 47711
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Harvest Festival & Hayride

Horse-Drawn Hayrides, Guided Night Hikes, Raptor Show, Children’s Crafts, And Much More! Experience the changing seasons at Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve while enjoying the traditions of autumn at this scare-free, family-friendly event. Admission is $5 per person (ages 2 and under are free), and activities will include horse-drawn hayrides, guided night hikes, animal programs, stargazing, insect encounters, cider press demonstrations, a campfire, and plenty of activities and crafts for children. Seasonal concessions will be available for purchase. Free event parking…

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Wandering Owl Beer & Wine Trail

Saturday, October 15 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve
551 N. Boeke Rd.
Evansville, IN 47711
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Wandering Owl Beer & Wine Trail

Presented Evansville Commerce Bank There’s no better way to experience Southwestern Indiana’s most beautiful destination than by spending a late afternoon at this outdoor fall event.  Wandering Owl Beer & Wine Trail will give patrons a chance to stroll along the network of trails that surround our Nature Center, all the while enjoying food and beverages from local restaurants. Sample a variety of beers and wine from around the Tri-State. Live entertainment will be provided  Cost Tickets are $50.00 per person; guests…

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Recycle Saturday

Saturday, October 22 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Vanderburgh 4-H Center
201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Rd.
Evansville, IN 47725
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Recycle Saturday

Support Wesselman Nature Society by bringing us your recyclable materials. We are accepting aluminum cans, metal food cans, glass containers cardboard, catalogs/magazines, newspaper, mixed paper and #1 – #7 plastic . Call (812) 479-0771 or (812) 436-7800 for more information.

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November 2016

Recycle Saturday

Saturday, November 5 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Old Walmart West
4551 University Dr.
Evansville, IN 47712
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Recycle Saturday

Support Wesselman Nature Society by bringing us your recyclable materials. We are accepting aluminum cans, metal food cans, glass containers cardboard, catalogs/magazines, newspaper, mixed paper and #1 – #7 plastic . Call (812) 479-0771 or (812) 436-7800 for more information.

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Recycle Saturday

Saturday, November 19 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Vanderburgh 4-H Center
201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Rd.
Evansville, IN 47725
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Recycle Saturday

Support Wesselman Nature Society by bringing us your recyclable materials. We are accepting aluminum cans, metal food cans, glass containers cardboard, catalogs/magazines, newspaper, mixed paper and #1 – #7 plastic . Call (812) 479-0771 or (812) 436-7800 for more information.

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December 2016

Recycle Saturday

Saturday, December 3 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Old Walmart West
4551 University Dr.
Evansville, IN 47712
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Recycle Saturday

Support Wesselman Nature Society by bringing us your recyclable materials. We are accepting aluminum cans, metal food cans, glass containers cardboard, catalogs/magazines, newspaper, mixed paper and #1 – #7 plastic . Call (812) 479-0771 or (812) 436-7800 for more information.

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