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  • Our solar panels are shining stars! - Rectify solar has given us a link that allows us to observe the spectacular work that our solar panels are doing! The team deserves a huge thank-you! Here’s that link we promised: https://monitoringpublic.solaredge.com/solaredge-web/p/kiosk?guid=4426b996-0606-434d-88a6-3fd5d7fc632b
  • Curriculum from Ball State University Students - Taken from http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/indiana/newsroom/ball-state-univ-and-childrens-park.xml Centerville, Indiana | December 02, 2016 A team of social studies students at Ball State University have channeled their inner child to create a series of activities that will help elementary students engage with nature. The college students worked…
  • Holiday Sustainability 301 -     Not only is it good to support small business, but it’s also generally more sustainable! Local businesses generally buy from other local businesses, cutting down on emissions and gas usage from transportation of products. Small businesses are also…
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  • Wood Weekend - You’re invited to Glen Miller Park on March 25 & 26 for access to free wood! First, you must register beforehand by contacting the Parks Department at 2200 East Main in Glen Miller Park. Then, bring your chainsaw and get…
  • Nature of Art-Painted Parks Exhibit - CEC is showing off its artistic side this February as we welcome the work of Hoosier painted Rick Wilson and his traveling exhibit: Nature of Art-Painted Parks. The exhibit features Indiana’s state parks and reservoirs and will be available for…
  • 2017 Summer Adventure Programs Announced! -     Registration opens soon, so be sure to check out our Summer Adventure Program page! Programs are for children ages Pre-K-8th grade. Opportunities for older children to volunteer as “Junior Rangers” are available as well! Check out http://www.copeenvironmental.org/programs/summer-programs/ for…
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  • A Look Inside Our New Building -     Check out these photos of our new building, then come on over in person to get your personal tour! A view of our hand-made cabinets and counter tops in the volunteer vestibule. Looking east down the Lingle Nature…
  • Christmas Tree Recycling -   Not sure what to do with your old Christmas tree? Bring it on over to Cope! Recycle your tree at CEC and go green this holiday season! We’ll take it off your hands and mulch it for our trails!…
  • Why I Love This Animal: Poetry Contest - The Children of Indiana Nature Park presents another artistic opportunity for your child! A poetry contest! The Why I Love This Animal poetry contest encourages children not only to get outside, but to also experience and process the outdoors through…