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Creekside Grand Opening & Open House

September 13, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Welcome to Creekside! Lincoln College's Outdoor Center for Environmental Education

Join us as we celebrate the official Grand Opening of Creekside, Lincoln College’s Outdoor Center for Environmental Education on Saturday, September 13. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 10 a.m., followed by tours and demonstrations.

The Creekside Center is a community resource for hands-on environmental science education for students of all ages. It features a teaching pavilion, native species greenhouse, insectarium, restored tall grass prairie, water and butterfly gardens, solar and wind energy, bioswales and a demonstration pond, and nature trails through the forest to Sugar Creek. The facility has free parking, picnic areas, toilet facilities, and is handicap accessible.

Directions:  From I-55, take Exit 133 toward Lincoln. Turn left onto North Lincoln Parkway and travel 3 miles. Turn right on 1250th Ave (Nicholson Rd) and travel 3.1 miles (passing over I-55, past the Epperson subdivision, and over Kickapoo Creek). Turn left on 2000th St (the second left after Kickapoo Creek) and travel about half a mile. Turn right onto the gravel road marked Small-Edwards Trace that leads to Creekside.


September 13, 2014
9:00 am - 2:00 pm