From Lake County Parks:
A Hoosier River Watch Workshop at Gibson Woods will be held on Saturday, May 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for ages 18+. Register early for this free workshop as space is limited to 12 participants. Deadline is May 22. Call 219-844-3188.
Volunteers are needed to monitor streams and rivers in Indiana for water quality. Participants will learn how to conduct chemical tests, calculate water flow, identify invertebrates, record data and enter the findings on to the data base. Information from the data base is used to monitor trends in the water quality of Indiana’s waterways. The Hoosier River Watch workshop will provide you with the resources and skills needed to become a part of this important project. Dress for the weather including waders or shoes that can get wet and bring a sack lunch with a drink.
Gibson Woods Nature Preserve is located at 6201 Parrish Avenue in Hammond, IN 46323. From I/80-94 take Cline Avenue north to the169th exit then west to Parrish and north to the park. GPS coordinates: 41.599352,-87.45186
Sorrowful Mother Church's Annual Plant Sale
165 Grace St., Wheatfield IN
ONE DAY SALE !
Saturday May 18th
9AM to 2PM
Many varieties of plants and flowers to help you get your garden started. Proceeds from the sale going to the Helping Hands Ministry of Sorrowful Mother Church.