Participants to learn about wildflowers, trees, natural history & ecology
A two-hour nature walk along the trails of Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve in Chesterton will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 20.
Purdue University Northwest Professor of Biology Young Choi will lead the walk. Individuals interested in partaking should meet in the preserve’s pavilion located near Sidewalk Road (or CR 1050N).
The nature walk will enable participants to learn about wildflowers, trees, natural history and ecology of Coffee Creek, Little Calumet River and Lake Michigan watershed.
Admission is free and no pre-registration is required, though participants will be asked to register on-site the day of the walk upon their arrival.
For driving directions, refer to the preserve’s website. Other questions can be directed to Professor Choi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 219-989-2325. In case of rain, the walk will be rescheduled for 1 p.m., Sunday, May 21.
The walk is funded by the Lake Michigan Coastal Program of Indiana State Department of Natural Resources, sponsored by Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve and The Nature Conservancy, and hosted by Purdue University Northwest.
Purdue University Northwest
Purdue University Northwest (PNW), a comprehensive regional university within the Purdue University system, has two Northwest Indiana campuses in Hammond and Westville. With more than 15,000 students and nearly 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, Purdue Northwest is Indiana’s fifth largest public university.