Bluhm County Park Wildflower Tour
Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
Time: 10am start (est. 60-90 min. duration)
Location: Bluhm County Park (3855 S 1100 W, Westville, IN)
Located off of Hwy 421 between Toll Road and Westville
Meet in main parking lot
Biologist Jennifer Sobecki is a watershed conservation forester with the Indiana DNR, and is married to Jeremy Sobecki, Director of LaPorte County Parks. Richard Matzat of Bush Master Invasive Plant Management has been helping to restore this LaPorte County Park which is known for its woodland spring wildflowers, an exemplary showcase property to inspire ongoing restoration work at Tryon Farm.
Richard and Jennifer will guide us through the Park and identify wildflowers and discuss the park restoration work, just as the spring flowers are in bloom!
(Open to all. No charge.)
ABOUT THE PARK
Bluhm woods is a special place that is a beautiful, unspoiled example of Indiana’s mature beech – maple forest. Pockets of transitory wetlands and understory species of shrubs lend variety and habitat for frogs, toads, butterflies and a great variety of birds. Both year-round residents and migrants who require undisturbed nesting habitat are attracted to these woods.
More information at LaPorteCountyParks.org
ABOUT THE WILDFLOWERS
Download the “Wildflowers of Bluhm Woods” brochure by clicking on brochure image.