8/13 - AUGUST HIKE: Hickory Creek Preserve
On Sunday, August 13th at 1:00PM, we're heading to Hickory Creek Preserve, LaPorte Road Access.
This preserve protects a diversity of habitats, including forest, prairie, savanna, wetland and a portion of Hickory Creek.
Wildlife found at the preserve includes more than 50 bird species, such as the pileated woodpecker, yellow-rumped warbler, brown creeper and hermit thrush.
The preserve is also home to a variety of plant species, including lead plant, beechwood sedge, yellow trout lily, prairie gentian and wild senna.
The preserve has a great trail that could be a bit muddy in spots if conditions are rainy so REMEMBER TO DRESS APPROPRIATELY, bring raingear, drinking water and appropriate trail snacks!
See you there!