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Wesselman Nature Society

The Wesselman Nature Society is a 501c(3) not-for-profit, environmental organization. We were founded in 1972 for the purpose of protecting the 200 acre tract in Evansville, Indiana now known as Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve.

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Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve

Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve is an Indiana State Nature Preserve and National Natural Landmark. This old-growth lowland forest is a crucial habitat for a wide variety of animal species, including mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds. A Nature Center on the western edge of the property offers hands on educational exhibits and a wildlife observation area.

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Howell Wetlands

The largest urban wetlands in Indiana, this unique ecosystem is an appealing year-round location for education and enjoyment. The 35-acre urban area includes a number of habitats. You’re invited to explore and enjoy, using the more than 2 miles of hiking trails, wooden walkways, and bridges.

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