Upcoming Programs and Events

Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 Public Programs!

Outdoor programs continue with mask and social distancing protocols until further notice.

Please check our website, Facebook, or Instagram for updates on programs. Fall 2021 public programs are provided free of charge by volunteer naturalists and educators.

All programs take place at Indian Creek Nature Center, meeting at the main entrance parking area off County Route 14. Please RSVP for programs by contacting us with your name and group size.

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We recognize that COVID-19 continues to impact our communities. We encourage everyone to put safety first and mask wearing will be mandatory for all programs unless stated otherwise by leader(s). We reserve the right to ask you to leave the program should you not have/wear a mask.

Fall Bird Walk
Date: Saturday, September 25, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Join us for some fall birding on the Indian Creek Nature Center trails! This bird walk will be led by Eileen and Tom Wheeler. Extra binoculars will be provided, if needed. Please RSVP for this event or call with your name and group number. Leaders: Eileen and Tom Wheeler 315-386-2482

Autumn Nature Walk
Date: Saturday, October 23, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

This will be nothing too formal, but just a chance to get out to the Center and see how nature prepares for the coming winter. We will look at plants, ponds, and anything else we may come across. Leader: Jan Trybula

Autumn Night Sky
Date: Saturday, October 2, 7:30 PM
Rain/Cloud date Sunday, October 3rd 7:30 PM

Join Jeff Miller for an evening of star gazing. Tour the sky using a telescope, binoculars, and the unaided eye. Explore the mythology behind some of the constellations, view star clusters, and planets. This program has a rain/cloud date. Mask use is required. Leader: Jeff Miller

Family Snowshoe Days
Dates: TBD

Join us for some easy snowshoeing on Nature Center trails. We’ll observe tracks and other sign to learn which animals are active and discover the wonder and beauty of nature in winter. Snowshoes are available to borrow for free. We have youth and adult sizes. Dress in layers and don’t forget a drink and snack. Please check our Facebook page for dates and times! Leaders: Nick Hamilton-Honey, Casey Sukeforth, and Jevonnah Foster

Annual Birdseed Sale
Date: Order by Friday, October 8

The birdseed sale is one of the fundraisers for the ICNC and we need your financial support! Your purchases are, in part, a contribution toward maintenance and overhead at ICNC. Please use our Birdseed Order Form.

Fall Workday
Date: Saturday, October 9, 8:30 AM – 12:00 noon

Join Board members for a workday to help clean-up the Nature Center from those strong summer storms and be ready for the winter. Tools will be supplied or bring your own. There is always plenty of work for all! Leader: Roger Hutchinson 315-386-4795

Canton Winterfest Snowshoe Walk
Date: First Saturday of Canton Winterfest, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join us for the first Saturday of Canton Winterfest 2022. We’ll observe tracks and other sign to learn which animals are active and discover the wonder and beauty of nature in winter. Snowshoes are available to borrow for free. We have youth and adult sizes. Dress in layers and don’t forget a drink and snack. Leader(s): TBD