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Guided Hike at Mounds Fen Nature Preserve, Mounds State Park
Start Date: 7/1/2017Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 7/1/2017End Time: 12:30 PM
Event Description:

UPDATE: Hike has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 1.

Mounds Fen Nature Preserve, "take a walk back in prehistory with a review of the forests, wetlands, and earthworks of Mounds State Park"

This special hike celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Division of Nature Preserve!

Mounds State Park is a unique site with important cultural and natural features along a beautiful stretch of the White River. Mounds Fen Nature Preserve is within the State Park and protects a high quality example of upland forests, floodplain forests, and fen wetlands. Prescribed fire has been used to restore this site and we will see its effects. This unique wetland and its flora, along with the surrounding upland, will be discussed by Tom Swinford and Cathy Draeger-Williams, Indiana DNR Archaeologist.

Directions: I-69, take exit 226-26 for IN 9 N / IN 109 S toward Anderson, turn left onto SR 9 North, go about 2.7 miles to Mounds Road, turn right (east) go about 1.5 miles, park will be on the left. Meeting location is the large parking lot immediately north of the Nature Center. 

Wear appropriate clothing and footwear, bring water, sunscreen, and bug spray.

Bring binoculars if you have them.

Register on Eventbrite at https://moundsfen.eventbrite.com

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Mounds State Park  (View Map)
4306 Mounds Road
Anderson, IN 46017
Madison
Phone: (765) 642-6627
Contact Information:
Name: Tom Swinford
Phone: 317-233-4849
Email: tswinford@dnr.in.gov
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