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Volunteer at Grand Opening Weekend!

Lindsey Flannery
Volunteering at Grand Opening Weekend is the perfect way to get involved and be a part of the excitement of our beautiful new Amazing Space! We have so many activities and events planned all day September 16-18 – from live...
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Creek Camp: What to Bring

Lindsey Flannery
All campers attending a half-day or full-day session should bring a small backpack containing a reusable water bottle, sunscreen and bug spray. Campers attending full-day camps should also bring a nutritious lunch that doesn’t require refrigeration or cooking. The Nature...
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Farm-to-Table Dinner at Grand Opening

Lindsey Flannery
SOLD OUT – Thank you for your interest. Watch for new Farm-to-Table dinners in the future! Thursday, September 15 6 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. dinner $100 per person, 21 and over please Ticket sales open on July 1 at 10...
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Etzel Sugar Grove Farm

John Myers
Indian Creek Nature Center announces largest donation of land in organization’s history Indian Creek Nature Center (ICNC) is pleased to announce the acceptance of 192 acres of land located near Alburnett. Donated by the Etzel family, the property consists of...
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Paving project on Otis Road
Lindsey Flannery
June 7, 2016 – UPDATE: Linn County announced that paving is scheduled to start on June 20. The paving will extend from 44th St. to the bridge over Indian Creek right next to the Nature Center. Please expect road closures, and...
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Monarch Fest

Lindsey Flannery
On Saturday, May 21, from 1-4 PM, Indian Creek Nature Center will hold its first ever Monarch Fest! Enjoy a fun-filled day of games, activities and learning at this family-friendly festival. Monarch Fest will feature guest speakers from the Monarch Research Project and...
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042516 View out the windows

Fresh air, daylight, gorgeous views? Check.

Lindsey Flannery
People are healthier, happier, and more productive if they have access to fresh air and daylight. The Living Building Challenge recognizes this, and among the imperatives it sets for creating a sustainable building is #8: Civilized Environment. One of the ways our new Amazing...
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Ecobatt insulation

No more fiberglass: sustainable insulation alternative

Lindsey Flannery
The sustainability of a building really comes down to a snug, well-designed envelope. The walls, windows, doors, roof and floor are what prevent cold air from escaping the building in the summer and warm air from escaping the building in...
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Registration open for Women in Nature

Lindsey Flannery
On Saturday, April 30, Indian Creek Nature Center will host its 23rd annual Women in Nature retreat. This day-long event, which some may know by its previous name of Women’s Walking Workshop, brings together women of all ages and backgrounds to...
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