McCloud program examines patterns in the enviroment

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

NORTH SALEM -- McCloud Nature Park will host a program for anyone who has ever wondered about form, structure and how certain events occur in nature, or what patterns in nature symbolize.

Meet Hendricks County Parks and Recreation's naturalist will be at the McCloud Nature Center on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. for a discussion of different patterns in the natural environment such as Fibonacci sequences, spirals, fractals and the rhythmic sounds of our natural surroundings.

This free program designed for all ages will last between 60 and 90 minutes and will include an opportunity for to put this new knowledge to the test on a guided hike to look for evidence of Fibonacci sequences in the park.

McCloud Nature Park is operated by Hendricks County Parks and Recreation and is located five minutes south of North Salem at 8518 N. Hughes Rd.

Admission is always free and the park is open from dawn to dusk daily. The Nature Center's hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday from 1-5 p.m.

For more information on McCloud Nature Park and park programs call the Hendricks County Parks and Recreation main office at 317-718-6188 or visit the website at

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