Taltree offers a variety of children’s programs to teach about environmental restoration and conservation the native landscape and wildlife of Northwest Indiana.



Conservation-To-Go – Nature in the classroom Taltree’s education staff will formulate the best program to fit your curriculum, age group and classroom needs. Staff will have fun educational games, props and visual aids to provide the best experience possible. Programs align with Indiana educational standards. Teachers are free. Parents are $5 each. Student pricing is broken […]

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Field Trip Tours & Hikes

Firsthand Learning Experiences Our field trips offer in a variety of outdoor learning experiences and are open to schools, scout groups, home-school groups, community organizations and more. Tour offerings are approximately 1.5 hours long, weather dependent, led by trained docents and can accommodate a variety of group sizes.  Special 30-minute activities can be incorporated at no additional cost […]

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Project Learning Tree

These are examples of a 30 minute game that teachers may request as an addition to their 1.5 hour hike. Taltree offers other games depending on the size of the group and theme of the hike. Taltree staff reserves the right to change the activity depending on group size, weather, and extenuating circumstances. Taltree staff […]

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Trail of Scarecrows 2014

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Choose a story. Build a story scarecrow. Then, write an essay about how your scarecrow represents the chosen story or character within the story. First, second, and third prizes are awarded.

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