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2014 Shirley Heinze Land Trust Hike Program

2014_Shirley_Heinze_Land_Trust_Hike_ProgThis year marks thirty years of guided hikes sponsored by Shirley Heinze Land Trust. The second hike in the 2014 Guided Hike Series sponsored by Shirley Heinze Land Trust will be a Tallgrass Prairie Hike at The Gensburg-Markham Prairie, also known as Markham Prairie, is a 105.6-acre high-quality tallgrass prairie located in Markham in the Chicago Metropolitan Area.

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Visit the Alton Goin Museum Today!

Alton_Goin_Museum_open_weekendsIf you haven't yet been to the Alton Goin Museum in Countryside Park in Portage this year, try to go out there today.

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Porter County Parks Briefs: June 2014

rot3Camp FUNset Registration is still open!
Join us for any or all of our 8 fun-filled, week-long, sessions of Camp FUNset! Our next camp is CELEBRATE which begins June 30th and runs through July 3rd! Celebrate with us by taking $10 off this camp by using code “CELEBRATE” at check out! Camp is open to 1st-8th graders and is only $80/session (scholarships are available). Check out more details or register today at or call our office at 219-465-3586.

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Unmanned Aircraft to be Prohibited in America’s National Parks

National Park ServiceNational Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.

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Upcoming 2014 Portage Parks Events

portage-parks-rec-departmentPortage Community Market: Every Sunday from 11 to 3 at Woodland Park in the front parking lot, all June 1st through September 28th. 30+ vendors. Great food!

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Spots Still Available for 2014 Camp FUNset!

rot3Spots are still available for this year’s Camp FUNset hosted by Porter County Parks and Recreation. Camp FUNset offers 8, week-long, sessions each with a different theme that is sure to appeal to every child.

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Porter County Garden Walk 2014 Set for June 28th

2014-Garden-Walk-SignGardeners, homeowners and landscapers have the chance to tour northwest Indiana’s top home and public gardens at the annual Garden Walk 2014, hosted by the Porter County Master Gardeners Association.

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