Get to know LC Nature Park
The LC Nature Park in Roanoke, Indiana, is a place of preservation and education. Visit Johnson Memorial Library, Hicksville, on Oct. 3 from 5-6 p.m. to learn all about it
The LC Nature Park in Roanoke, Indiana, is a place of preservation and education. Visit Johnson Memorial Library, Hicksville, on Oct. 3 from 5-6 p.m. to learn all about it from Dr. George Manning. LCNP staff provide a beautiful space where students can observe a variety of flora and fauna, particularly elk and bison. Dr. Manning will share his experiences in the park, as well as elk and bison artifacts. Free & open to all, no registration required.
More about Dr. Manning:
Dr. George Manning is a lifelong resident of Fort Wayne. He was introduced to the out-of-doors
by his now wife, Jennifer, while they were working on her master’s thesis, studying the habitat
of the Eastern Massassauga Rattlesnake in Northern Michigan.
He then went to work for a restoration company where he worked as the native seed nursery
manager growing native plants for seed production, which were used in wetland and grassland
From there he went to Taylor University and earned his master’s in Environmental Science and
then went on to receive his PhD in Plant Biology from Southern Illinois University where he
studied the interactions of bison grazing, varying return fire intervals, and interannual climate
variation in the tallgrass prairies of the Flint Hills in eastern Kansas.
In his current position Dr. Manning is the Director of Education and Land Stewardship at LC
Nature Park, where he spends his time on educational programming, outreach, and the
stewardship of the park’s 200 acres.
(Monday) 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Johnson Memorial Library
116 W. High St., Hicksville, Ohio