Purdue University Northwest, in partnership with the Coffee Creek Watershed Nature Preserve and the Nature Conservancy, will host a “Natural History” nature walk from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Coffee Creek Watershed Nature Preserve in Chesterton.
PNW Professor of Biology Young Choi will lead the nature walk and provide an opportunity for participants to learn about the natural history, ecology and botany of the Coffee Creek, Little Calumet River, and Lake Michigan watershed in Northwest Indiana.
Funded in part by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, this event is open to the public and is free of charge. No prior reservations are required but participants are asked to register at the preserve’s pavilion on the day of the workshop. In the event of rain, the workshop will take place at 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 22. Driving directions may be accessed on the preserve website: www.coffeecreekwc.org.
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a student-centered university that values academic excellence, supports growth and celebrates diversity. Located in Northwest Indiana, near Chicago, PNW fosters a vibrant academic community through high quality and engaging undergraduate and graduate education. For more information about PNW, visit www.pnw.edu.
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