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Frogs, Rails and Eagles, Oh, my! Land preserve offers off-the-beaten-path hikes WORDS | Scarlett Brooks

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s winter winds down, the folks at Sycamore Land Trust are gearing up for a gush of spring events. Starting Feb. 22, Sycamore will offer a variety of activities to coax the winterweary out of doors, but one of the crown jewels of the spring schedule is the Frogs, Rails, and Eagles hike, which will be offered this year in two sessions: April 19 and April 27. An expertguided tour, Frogs, Rails, and Eagles will take place at the Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve at dusk. One of 52 Sycamore-owned preserves, Beanblossom Bottoms is a highly accessible wetland that comes alive in spring with mating frogs and migrating rails, ground-dwelling birds with a reputation for secrecy. Beanblossom Bottoms also boasts an active bald eagle nest. Regarding the guided hikes, Katrina

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Adventure Indiana | Spring 2013  

South-Central Indiana's Adventure Magazine

Adventure Indiana | Spring 2013  

South-Central Indiana's Adventure Magazine

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