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NATUREPALOOZA! Join in on the fun May 10, 2014 at CULVER PARK!

Presented by Culver Chamber member,  Lake Maxinkuckee Environmental Council

From 10 in the morning till 4 in the afternoon, join LMEC at the Culver Town Park for fun, hikes, birds, fishing, planting tips, building terrariums, and much, much more! See Belle the Bald Eagle, straight from the Indiana State Fair! OOHHH! Or learn how to look for bugs in Lake Maxinkuckee’s water – Yeck! Or learn about The Nature Conservancy project at Houghton Lake, right next door! How about learning to bird watch by listening! Or painting a rain barrel? Sound like fun? Join us on the Saturday before Mother’s Day to learn about nature, history, fishing, bird watching, painting, planting, and much more. All events are free to the public. Raffle tickets are too! Don’t miss the fun. – Belle the Bald Eagle and her handler Zane. – See Kim Hoover’s owls – even a snowy owl she is rehabilitating. – Learn to ‘call’ birds with Jon Chapman. – Kids can paint something on a rain barrel which you might win in a raffle. – Or you can buy one done decorated by Culver Community School or Culver Academy students – Learn from the folks at Moontree Studios how they are bringing back the Dawn Redwood trees to this area, a forest that almost died out many years ago – and you could win one to take home! – See the movie Everglades of the North and learn how the largest wetland was almost lost. – Fishing games and much more. Come join the fun! We will see you there!

For more information contact Kathy Clark at or 574-842-3686