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Nature Daze 2019

Brown County Native Woodlands Project

Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

Nature Daze 2019

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Type Remaining End Quantity
Nature Daze 2019 - Adult 136 Registrations Sep 7, 2019 Free  
Nature Daze 2019 - Child (ages 5-15) 72 Registrations Sep 7, 2019 Free  

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Nature Daze is an outreach program sponsored by the Brown County Native Woodlands Project (BCNWP) to help landowners better understand the importance of managing their property to create a resilient native habitat.

Activities for the day include talks and interpretive hikes led by resource professionals, a native plant sale, a children’s program, door prizes and a free picnic-style barbecue lunch. Spend the day learning, exploring and having fun at Camp Rancho Framasa located in the beautiful hills of Brown County!  

Program for the Day


Geriann Albers - IDNR Furbearer Biologist

Muskrat Love...and Hate: Wildlife in your Pond


Gillian Field - Indiana Gillian! Invasive Fighter!

Ellen Jacquart - Chair, MC-IRIS; President, Indiana Native Plant Society

Neighborhood Invasive Plant Control


Tommy Gunn - Forester, The Nature Conservancy

Low Tech Invasive Plant Control


John Lawrence - Executive Director, Sycamore Land Trust

The Laura Hare Nature Preserve at Downey Hill


Dan Shaver - Project Director, The Nature Conservancy

Ice Age to Oak Tree: Forest Succession and Nature Disturbance


Sharen Sorenson - Indiana author, "Planting Native to Attract Birds" and

"Birds in the Yard Month by Month"

Planting Natives for Lovely Landscapes and Beautiful Birds


Kids "Bewilder" Program

The Kids Program is for children ages 5 through 15 whose parents and/or grandparents are attending Nature Daze.  Children under the gate of 5 that wish to participate must be accompanied by an adult.


CYO Camp Rancho Framasa staff have a variety of activities planned around camp that will "bewilder" participants as they learn more about the environment in which we live.

Topics and activities for the day include "Backyard Bird Nests", "Discovery Hike", "Living with the Land", "Journaling Like a Naturalist", a Bounce House and a Creek Stomp.


A free picnic style BBQ lunch will be served and native plants will be available for purchase throughout the day.  Questions?  Call: 812-988-2211 or Email:

Have questions about Nature Daze 2019? Contact Brown County Native Woodlands Project

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Camp Rancho Framasa
2230 Clay Lick Road
Nashville, IN 47448

Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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