Winter camping event Jan. 13 at Salamonie

The public is invited to learn about winter camping during “Silence of a Winter’s Night” at Salamonie Lake, in Andrews, on Saturday, Jan. 13.

Participants who are not camping, but would like to attend the evening program, should meet at the Interpretive Center at 4 p.m. While camping is encouraged, it is not required.

Campers will meet at the Interpretive Center at 3 p.m. If the weather is too cold to camp, the Interpretive Center will be open and heated for sleeping. A breakfast will be served the morning of Jan. 14, with donations accepted.

The event will begin with participants setting up their camps. At 4:30 p.m., participants will learn about winter camping from John and Boo Salb. A campfire meal will be offered after the presentation. An owl prowl will take place in the evening.

Advance registration is required. Space is limited. There is a small fee to attend.

The program, a combined “Second Saturday” event, and breakfast are supported by Friends of Upper Wabash Interpretive Services.

For more information and to register, call 468-2127. Upper Wabash Interpretive Services (UWIS) is online at dnr.IN.gov/uwis.
UWIS is located at 3691 S. New Holland Rd., Andrews.