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Winter Hiberanation Seminar

 Humane Indiana hosts Wildlife Hibernation Seminar 

Highland,Ind. (November 30, 2017) - Humane Indiana Wildlife will host their last wildlife seminar of the year on December 14th from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at their newly renovated education center, 566 N 450 E, Valparaiso, Ind. 

The 90-minute program covers winter hibernation behaviors in wildlife native to Northwest Indiana. Humane Indiana’s educator will discuss how certain species survive the cold winter months and the different adaptations they have developed over time. 

Attendees are able to tour three newly renovated exhibits in the education center. The Lake Michigan Water Habitats exhibit, Migratory Bird exhibit and Wetlands display provide a hands-on experience for attendees as they learn about the many threats to native wildlife. 

“Humane Indiana strives to educate the community about native wildlife highlighting how humans can co-exist with all species,” said Stephanie Kadletz, Director/Licensed wildlife rehabilitation. “We are extremely excited to share our newly renovated exhibits with the community, which offer visitors a uniqueopportunity to learn about how our actions directly impact wildlife.”

Event registration is required. To learn more about Humane Indiana and our wildlife education programs, please visit our website at more information about our education programs contact Nicole Harmon at


Funding for this program was provided in part by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Lake Michigan Coastal Program.  Funding was also provided in part by ArcelorMittal and the Porter County Community Foundation.  All three of these grants funded two complete educational rooms within the education center, and materials to use in onsite and offsite programing.