Earth Day at Southeast Park

Get inspired to take action at this Earth Day event co-hosted by numerous groups in Bloomington.  Choose from a variety of workshops including how to go native with your landscaping, how to manage storm water at home, how to compost, and how to support green infrastructure in Bloomington.  Take home free native plants.  At 4:15, […]

Earth Day Hoosier National Forest Event

Cutright State Rec Area 4850 S, State Hwy 446, Bloomington

Hoosier National Forest, Deam Wilderness Event The Friends of Lake Monroe is looking for volunteers to assist Hoosier National Forest staff in various tasks to rehabilitate the Lake Monroe shoreline in the Deam Wilderness Area, including: rehabilitating campsites and disassembling illegal sites; picking up litter around the shoreline; cutting back invasive multi-flora rose along the […]

Butterfly Walk

Join retired Monroe County Parks and Recreation Naturalist Sandy Belth for a 2-hour, moderate walk to look for early spring butterflies and their larval host plants along the Allen’s Creek Peninsula trail. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. This member event is limited to 10 people, so RSVP early. Not a member? Join today! Please direct questions […]

Yellowwood Hike

Hankering for a Hike? Join us for a special Friends of Lake Monroe outing in the heart of Yellowwood State Forest. Learn about a beautiful and significant part of our watershed while having fun and getting some exercise. This will be moderate hike on maintained trails with significant grades. This member event has limited capacity […]