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Tippecanoe County Outdoor Explore

In celebrating the National Get Outdoors Day the Tippecanoe County Park & Recreation Department is holding “Outdoor Explore!: A Beyond Your Backyard Sampler." It is free and is for all-ages as this community event connects people with a wide range of outdoor pursuits through participatory activities at booths staffed by experts in their outdoor hobby. For full details visit their Facebook-Outdoor Explore page.

Make sure you stop by and see Lenny Farlee, Purdue FNR extension forester, at the amphitheater as he will be sharing Tree ID.

There are nearly 5 million acres of woodlands in Indiana and the state of Indiana's hardwood industry has an economic impact of more then $10 billion and supports 70,000 jobs. Don't miss learning all about state of Indiana forest, hardwoods and careers, along with learning what degrees are offered here at Purdue Forestry & Natural Resources by going to the Woods on Wheels exhibit located also at the amphitheater.  Request Woods on Wheels exhibit.

Events at the Amphitheater include:
Disc Golf
Indiana Master Naturalist
Canine Sports
Bee Keeping
Bicycle Test Drive, Maintenance, and Mountain Biking
Tent Camping and Glamping
Leave No Trace
Nature Inspired Art
Outdoor Photography
Yoga in Nature
Native Gardening
Pixie Gypsy Camper Photo Booth
Gibson’s Shaved Ice
EMT Food Truck
El Mata Antojos Food Truck
FREE Weinie Roast

Events at Bicentennial Nature Area Include:
Fishing and Fish Filleting
Canine Water Rescue and Canine Water Retrieval
Paddle Sports
Water Safety
Animal Tracking
Walking Sticks
Kayak Fishing
FREE Weenie Roast

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