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Living With Lakes Seminars – formerly Naturepalooza

Living With Lakes Seminars - formerly Naturepalooza
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    Naturepalooza,  the Annual Living with Lakes seminar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m  on Saturday, June 22, 2024 Rogers Lakewood Park, Free – bring a dish or dessert.
        This free all ages, outdoor nature experience will feature exhibitors, speakers, activities, displays, watersports, give-aways, demonstrations and more. The 21st Annual Naturepalooza is slated to be better than ever! 

      Dive into learning about Porter County’s treasured Chain of Lakes, its flora, fauna, and surrounding watershed.  The Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed Group is back with a renewed focus on science, education, and the protection of our lakes.  

     Local environmental and conservation groups will be present, along with a series of engaging speakers, all set in a relaxed picnic atmosphere on the shore of Loomis Lake and lagoon.  

The event is free & open to the public.  

Event Schedule: This year’s presenters include:

9:00 – Nicole Harmon, Human Indiana, Director Of Wildlife Rehabilitation And Education
9:40 – Spencer Courtright – The Lives and Times of Midwestern Amphibians
11:00 – Julie Peller, Ph.D. – Chemistry, Valparaiso University presenting on “Forever Chemical” contaminants in our water
12:00 – Lunch & Listen w/ Alyssa Suprenant, 2024 Valparaiso Chain Of Lakes Environmental Scholarship winner, as well as chance to hear from our exhibitors
1:00 – An aquatic plant workshop will follow the seminars at 1 pm. Sarah Powers of the Indiana Lake Management Society.

Volunteers are needed to help with set-up please email Walt Breitinger breitin@frontier.com    For more information contact Walt Breitinger 219.462.5821.  http://www.valpolakes.org/, and Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed Group or Naturepalooza on facebook. 

      Rogers Lakewood Park, 3210 N. Campbell,  219-462-5821 

 

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Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak – a national news affiliate.

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.