Ivy Tech – Columbus to have nature hike

Ivy Tech Community College – Columbus biology faculty will have a free local nature hike for anyone interested in learning about the natural environment.

The next hike will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Driftwood Public Fishing Area, 8825 S. U.S. 31, Edinburgh. Ivy Tech-Columbus faculty member Tom Sobat will lead the hike focusing on winter bird counts.

The hike is open to the public. Hikers will meet in the first parking lot of the fishing area at 10 a.m. and are encouraged to dress appropriately for cold weather. The college will have some binoculars to use, but participants are encouraged to bring their own if possible.