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  1. Sat Oct. 8

    Hoosier Riverwatch Basic Training Workshop Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! This training certifies citizens and educators to test a local stream and submit information to a state database. Methods are hands-on and include habitat, chemical, and biological assessment. Educators earn seven professional growth points but anyone 18 and over can be a Hoosier River-watcher! Sessions will be inside and outdoors, so dress for the weather and to get your feet wet. Bring a sack lunch. Registration required by September 30.
  2. Sun Oct. 9

    Public Hayrides Hayrides are one of the best ways to enjoy the cool autumn air and fall colors at Bendix Woods County Park. Make an afternoon of it, bring a picnic, take a hike, and enjoy the park! Sponsored by Dr. Elmer R. Graber Youth Fund for Exploring Nature. Weather permitting.
  3. Wed Oct. 12

    Boomers and Beyond Fall Walking Club Get your exercise and learn about the natural environment surrounding you as you take a walk through the woods. Explore Bendix Woods County Park and Spicer Lake Nature Preserve during this five-part series. Each walk will last approximately one hour. Registration required by September 19.
  4. Wed Oct. 12

    Women Experience the Outdoors: Glaciers, Fossils, and FUN! It's National Fossil Day! Join us as we celebrate and explore our nation's rich geologic history. Dive into the world beneath our feet by examining fossils, making your own glacier goo slime, and stamping your own fossil in salt dough. Registration and payment required by October 10.
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Park News

  1. boys on a hayride

    Public Hayrides

    Enjoy the cool autumn air and fall colors on a tractor-drawn hayride! Read on...
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    Adaptive Hayride

    A hayride for families with disabilities on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing disorders. Read on...
  1. family orienteering

    Pumpkin "O" Hunt

    Using an orienteering map, can you find the pumpkins? Read on...