Low-Impact Camping program planned at Thornhill

FOR RELEASE
2002-02-27
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington College’s Thornhill Nature Preserve will present a program on low-impact camping on Tuesday, March 5, at 7:00 p.m. Eva Webb will explain Leave-No-Trace (LNT) camping techniques. She will also discuss trail foods and camping equipment.

The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

Thornhill Nature Preserve is located approximately 8 miles north of Huntington at 2504 West County Road 1000 North. For directions or further information, contact Jule McKanna at (260) 359-4120, or visit the Thornhill Nature Preserve web site at www.huntington.edu/thornhill.

Huntington College operates Thornhill Nature Preserve for the educational enrichment of its own students and the regional community. The 77-acre property includes a variety of diverse habitats, including evergreen and deciduous forest, a woodland pond, meadows, and wetlands. The diverse ecosystem supports a wide variety of wildflowers, mammals, and birds. Thornhill provides outdoor educational opportunities through the Reiff Nature Center, MindScape Program, MindScape Academy, community events, and the Ropes Challenge Course.

Huntington College is comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering programs in more than 60 academic concentrations, including environmental science.

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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
260.359.4129
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284