September 2021 Shoreline Cleanup

Paynetown State Recreation Area 4850 Indiana 446, Bloomington

We are looking for volunteers to help with our monthly Adopt-A-Shoreline Cleanup on September 16th at 6:00 PM at the Paynetown State Recreation Area on State Road 446. Appropriate clothing for volunteers includes rugged shoes and gloves. Kids under 16 need to be accompanied by a responsible adult. We’ll meet at the campground store. Be […]

September Birding Paddle at Pine Grove

Pine Grove SRA 7699 E Pine Grove Rd, Bloomington

Birding Paddle - Pine Grove SRA It’s FLM’s last Birding Paddle of the year! Join FLM and guide David Rupp of IndiGo Birding Nature Tours for a paddle into the North Fork Wildlife Resting Area on Lake Monroe. Enjoy an evening paddle while looking for beavers and other wildlife on the move. The Pine Grove […]

National Public Lands Day

Hardin Ridge Recreation Area 6464 Hardin Ridge Rd, Heltonville

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 […]

October Lake Monroe Watershed Tour

Blooming Foods East 3220 E 3rd St, Bloomington

Join us on Saturday, October 2, for a tour of the Lake Monroe watershed.  We will gather at 9:10 am in the parking lot of Bloomingfoods East (3220 E 3rd St, Bloomington, IN 47401) and board a bus to explore the area that drains into Lake Monroe.  Registration is required (scroll down for registration form) […]

October 2021 Shoreline Cleanup

Paynetown State Recreation Area 4850 Indiana 446, Bloomington

We are looking for volunteers to help with our monthly Adopt-A-Shoreline Cleanup on October 17th at 2:00 PM at the Paynetown State Recreation Area on State Road 446. Appropriate clothing for volunteers includes rugged shoes and gloves. Kids under 16 need to be accompanied by a responsible adult. We’ll meet at the campground store. Be […]

The Art Of Water

Brick Room Gallery 107 N College Ave, Bloomington

Friends of Lake Monroe celebrates 5th Anniversary with November gallery exhibit, the Art of Water Opening 5PM Friday, November 5th at the Brick Room Gallery, 107 N College Ave November marks the 5th anniversary of Friends of Lake Monroe, a not-for-profit dedicated to the long-term sustainability of Lake Monroe. To celebrate, the organization teamed up […]

November 2021 Shoreline Cleanup

Paynetown State Recreation Area 4850 Indiana 446, Bloomington

We are looking for volunteers to help with our monthly Adopt-A-Shoreline Cleanup on November 14th at 2:00 PM at the Paynetown State Recreation Area on State Road 446. Appropriate clothing for volunteers includes rugged shoes and gloves. Kids under 16 need to be accompanied by a responsible adult. We’ll meet at the campground store. Be […]

Restoring Waterways to Protect Your Community Webinar

IU Environmental Resilience Institute 12-1 p.m. ET Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Degraded rivers and streams are increasingly unable to perform essential ecological and social functions, such as providing clean drinking water, supporting fish and wildlife, and mitigating floods and droughts. Join our webinar to learn how to enhance the resilience of your waterways through community […]

Virtual Septic System Maintenance Workshop

Join Friends of Lake Monroe and the Monroe County Health Department for a one-hour virtual workshop about septic system maintenance.  Learn best practices for keeping your septic system in excellent condition, including routine maintenance and what to NEVER flush down the toilet.  Failing septic systems are one source of bacteria and nutrient pollution in the creeks […]

Adopt-A-Shoreline Cleanup April

Paynetown State Recreation Area 4850 Indiana 446, Bloomington

We are looking for volunteers to help with our monthly Adopt-A-Shoreline Cleanup on Sunday April 24 at 2:00PM at the Paynetown State Recreation Area on State Road 446. Appropriate clothing for volunteers includes rugged shoes and gloves. The Friends of Lake Monroe will provide cleanup supplies. Kids under age 16 need to be accompanied by […]

Nature Journaling 101 Workshop

Mary's Hill Wildlife Sanctuary 4590 McCoy Road, Bloomington

Register Here   How often have you been birding, nature sauntering, hiking, kayaking, or gardening and have been filled with wonder, curiosity, and reflection pertaining to your encounters and discoveries outdoors? How often have you had unique and meaningful interactions with wildlife and wanted to preserve those experiences?    Nature Journaling 101 is an introduction […]

Adopt-A-Shorline Cleanup May

Paynetown State Recreation Area 4850 Indiana 446, Bloomington

We are looking for volunteers to help with our monthly Adopt-A-Shoreline Cleanup on Thursday May 19 at 6:00PM at the Paynetown State Recreation Area on State Road 446. Appropriate clothing for volunteers includes rugged shoes and gloves. The Friends of Lake Monroe will provide cleanup supplies. Kids under age 16 need to be accompanied by […]