News and Updates

Tick Talk


Keep the eight-legged critters at bay

Nostalgic Naturalist

Blast From the Past

Excerpt from The Ripple Spring of 1996.

Parks Closed Jan 30-31


Due to inclement weather, all Elkhart County Parks properties are currently closed through Thursday, January 31.

Create a Birdfeeder Buffet


Five foods your backyard birds will love.

39th Annual Photo Contest


Give us your best shot!

How to Be An Epic Explorer

Explore Nature

Discover what it takes to be an Epic Explorer!

Hike your heart out!


Elkhart County has some phenomenal trails, but how to pick? Here are six of our personal favorites.

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