Youth Educational Programming

Taltree offers a variety of programs to teach about environmental restoration and conservation as well as the native landscape and wildlife of Northwest Indiana. Perfect for school and scout groups!


Mighty Acorns

Beginning in the 2017- 2018 school year, Taltree joined three great environmental education organizations to provide Mighty Acorn programming to local students. Through the Northwest Indiana Environmental Education Partnership, along with The Field Museum, Dunes Learning Center, and Shirley Heinze Land Trust and funded with support from ArcelorMittal, Taltree is engaging students in outdoor and hands on learning. […]

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Conservation-To-Go : Nature in the classroom Taltree’s education staff would love to visit your school! Staff will have fun educational games, props and visual aids to provide a unique learning experience. Programs align Next Generation Science Standards for grades K-5. Student pricing is determined by program. Depending upon program customization, additional costs maybe incurred. Programming is […]

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Youth Field Trips

Environmental Education Programming Our field trips are offered in a variety of outdoor learning spaces and are open to schools, scout groups, home-school groups, community organizations and more. Field trips are approximately 1.5 hours long, weather dependent, and led by knowledgeable Taltree Naturalists.  Guided tours and hikes must be scheduled one month in advance. A minimum […]

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