Brown County Nature Daze September 9

11th Annual Nature Daze
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Camp Rancho Framasa
2230 Clay Lick Road
Nashville, IN  47448
Click HERE to Register

Nature Daze is an outreach program sponsored by the Brown County Native Woodlands Project (BCNWP) to help landowners better understand the importance of managing their property to create a resilient native habitat.

Activities for the day include talks and interpretive hikes led by resource professionals, a native plant sale, an herbicide giveaway, a children’s program, door prizes and a free picnic-style barbecue lunch. Spend the day learning, exploring and having fun at Camp Rancho Framasa located in the beautiful hills of Brown County!

Invited Speakers

Will Drews – Natural Resources Specialist at Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District
Brown County’s Least Wanted (Plants)

Patrick Haulter – Brown County State Park Naturalist
Snakes, why did it have to be snakes!!

Brent Luttrell – Vegetation Management, South Central REMC 
Balance of Power and Nature – Right of Way Management

Kris Medic – Agriculture & Natural Resources & Community Development
Educator for Purdue Extension
Invasive Plants We Know Too Well”

Derrick Potts – Forester at State of Indiana
Chainsaw Safety

Torrie Rae – SEED Brown County
Infinite Food Power, Itty Bitty Growing Space

Dan Shaver – Project Director for The Nature Conservancy’s Brown County Hils Project
Hike with a Forester

Kids Program

The Kids Program is for children ages 5 through 15 whose parents and/or grandparents are attending Nature Daze. Children under the age of 5 that wish to participate must be accompanied by an adult. 

CYO Camp Rancho Framasa staff have a variety of activities planned around Camp that will “bewilder” participants as they learn more about the environment in which we live. Topics and activities for the day include ‘Animal Adaptations’, ‘Backyard Biodiversity’, ‘Living with the Land’, a Bounce House, a Live Raptor program, and a Creek Stomping Hike.

A free picnic style BBQ lunch will be served and native plants will be available for purchase.

Questions?  Call: 812-988-2211 or Email:

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