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Project WILD Workshop Series

The IURTP will be hosting a FREE Project WILD certification series for local teachers throughout the month of June!

  • Project WILD: June 12th, 10am-4pm. Project WILD is one of the most widely-used environmental education programs among K-12 educators in the U.S. Its mission is to foster responsible action towards wildlife and natural resources. All workshop attendees will receive a free Project WILD K-12 Curriculum & Activity Guide. Learn more about Project WILD.
  • Project Aquatic WILD: June 18th, 6-9pm. Aquatic WILD uses the simple, successful format of Project WILD but with an emphasis on aquatic wildlife and aquatic ecology. All workshop attendees will receive a free Aquatic WILD K-12 Curriculum & Activity Guide. Learn more about Project Aquatic WILD.
  • Project WET: June 20th, 10am-4pm. Project WET promotes awareness of water and empowers community action to solve complex water issues. All workshop attendees will receive a free Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide. Learn more about Project WET
  • Register for a workshop by sending an e-mail to preserve@indiana.edu.


    Summer Hike Series


    Experience the great outdoors while learning about tree identification, birding, and local ecology from IURTP hike leaders.

    Hikes are now open to the public and are scheduled for Sunday, July 12th and Sunday, July 26th at 10am. To sign-up, send an e-mail to preserve@indiana.edu. All hikes are free and fill up quickly so sign-up today!

    Volunteer Opportunities


  • Stream Sampling at Sycamore Creek: June 27, 9:30-11:30am. The IURTP is a RiverWatch organization and needs helps collecting samples at Sycamore Creek near campus. No experience is necessary, instruction will be provided. Register by sending an e-mail to preserve@indiana.edu.


    Past Events


    Hilltop summer campers June 2009


    National Order of the Arrow Conference Boy Scout "Operation Service"

    Jim Holland Summer Enrichment Program (SEP)

    Hilltop Summer Youth Garden Program

    Learn to Fish workshop

    Attack of the Alien Invaders! (a walking workshop on invasive plants in our urban environment)

  • Daniel Johnson measures the diameter of a white ash. IU's involvement with the Smithsonian's global forest research network evolved from Johnson's research at the IU Research and Teaching Preserve's Lilly-Dickey Woods.


    Are you or your group looking for volunteer opportunities? Contact the preserve office at 812-855-8742 or preserve@indiana.edu.


    IURTP field lab receives LEED certification. The field lab building's environmentally sound features earned it the status of being the first building on the IU Bloomington campus to receive LEED certification. View a slide show of several of the field lab's "green" features.



    Revised: August 16, 2010


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