Thornhill to host Wildflower Walk

FOR RELEASE
2004-04-05
Huntington, Ind.—Thornhill Nature Preserve will host Wildflower Walk on April 10, 2004, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The walk will be led by members of the Huntington County Master Gardeners Association.

Participants will learn to identify many wildflower species native to Indiana, including Trillium, Dutchman’s Breeches, Bloodroot, Violets and Spring Beauty.

The event is free and open to the public. Call 359-4120 for more information.

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 a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. USNews & World Report ranks Huntington among the top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana. The College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

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