Watershed Sampling Blitz 2021

Click Here to Register!Join the Friends of Lake Monroe & the IU Limnology Lab as a Citizen Scientist collecting water samples from stream sites in the Lake Monroe/Salt Creek watershed on Friday, April 2nd (Rain Date: Friday, April 16th).  No experience needed; just enthusiasm! Click HERE to register online. If you enjoy exploring nature and have […]

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, IN

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 […]

National Public Lands Day

Hardin Ridge Recreation Area 6464 Hardin Ridge Rd, Heltonville, IN

This event is presented by the USDA and US Forest Service Give Back to Your Public Lands Event - Sept. 25, 2021 Hoosier National Forest - Hardin Ridge Recreation Area 9 am - 2 pm volunteer projects 2 pm - 4 pm appreciation picnic with Woodsy Owl & guestsMore Info & RegisterDownload the FlyerMany of […]