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Holliday Park

Holliday Park

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Address: 6363 Spring Mill Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46260

**MEETING LOCATION HAS CHANGED!** -- Due to construction, the front parking lot is closed. We will be parking farther down the main lane at the Nature Center.

Service Learning Project

Project 3 Date: October 27 (Friday) Time: 9:30 AM - 1 PM          

Project 4 Date: October 28 (Saturday) Time 9:30 AM - 1 PM

 

Project 3 Backup Date: Sunday, October 29 Time: TBD

Project 4 Backup Date: Sunday, October 29 Time: TBD

Work Day Description: Participants will work with Indy Parks and Recreation to remove invasive exotic plant species and plant native seed (when available). We will be targeting burning bush, Amur bush honeysukle, purple wintercreeper, garlic mustard, jetbread and oriental bittersweet

Meeting Location: Please park and meet in the parking lot on the western edge of the property. Additional parking can be found near the nature center, if needed.  (Further down on the main entrance)

Participants must wear clothes appropriate for outdoor field work.  Long pants and closed toe shoes are required (NO Crocs or Keens).  Tools, water, gloves, and a snack will be provided.

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Holliday Park Background Information from Indy Parks and Recreation

One of Indianapolis oldest parks, Holliday Park, located along the banks of the White River is a major urban resource encompassing 95 acres of woodland and trails. It features an installed arboretum, native prairie plots, extensive native and ornamental landscaped gardens, along with a playground and picnic area.

Holliday Park is one of the most environmentally diverse, yet accessible tracts of land within Marion County.  The park's wooded areas contains natural springs and wetlands, a woodland pond, and a long approachable stretch of the White River, a climax beech-maple forest, and over 400 tree, plant and wildflower species.  Bird watchers have listed more than 200 species in the Park.  In addition, deer, fox, beaver, rabbits, squirrels and many other native species reside in or pass through the Park's heavily wooded, plunging ravines.

Download Holliday Park Management Plan - January 2012 (pdf)

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