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Join a park ranger to learn how to combat the spread of invasive species in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on Saturday, July 1st from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. This program takes place at the national lakeshore’s Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education.
Learn how to identify common invasive plants, test your knowledge of Indiana’s native plants, and take a short hike through the national lakeshore’s Miller Woods to learn how to report invasive species using a free smartphone app. Kids will also have the chance to design and create their own invasive species button, and receive an invasive species souvenir from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Be sure to dress for the weather. This program is only cancelled due to lightening or dangerous weather. For more information on this program, contact Brigitte Moneymaker at 219-395-1713 or by email at: e-mail us.
The Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education is at 100 North Lake Street, about one mile north of U.S. Highway 12 in the Miller neighborhood of Gary. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, call 219-395-1882 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/indu and our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/