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[DNR] Wildflower Weekend, McCormick’s Creek SP, April 13 and 14
Start Date: 3/27/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 3/27/2013End Time: 11:59 PM
Entry Description
A series of wildflower events will be offered at McCormick’s Creek State Park, April 13-14, in partnership with the park’s Friends group.

Highlights include guided hikes through the park with park naturalists, a regional ecologist and guest leaders. An off-site visit to hike Owen-Putnam State Forest with the district forester to observe blooming trees and flowers also will be offered. The full schedule is at stateparks.IN.gov/2978.htm.

At 7 p.m. on April 13, in the park’s Canyon Inn, Jeff and Sandy Belth will give speak about butterfly identification, gardening for butterflies and native plants. Jeff wrote “Butterflies of Indiana: A Field Guide,” which was recently published by the Indiana University Press. Sandy is an interpretive naturalist with Monroe County Parks and Recreation. The book will be available for purchase through the Friends group. An autograph session will follow the talk.

Guests may attend as many of the programs as they want. Canyon Inn’s restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner.

All programs are free after the standard park admission of $5 per vehicle for Indiana residents and $7 per vehicle for non-residents.

McCormick’s Creek State Park is located on State Road 46, 14 miles northwest of Bloomington and two miles east of Spencer.
Contact Information:
Name: Sam Arthur
Phone: (812) 829-4344
Email: dnrnews@dnr.in.gov
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