To protect, restore, and promote appreciation of Sugar Creek and its watershed.

2013 Annual Meeting

Apr 16 2013 - 6:00pm
Apr 16 2013 - 9:00pm

Our 2013 annual meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, at 6 pm in the basement of the Crawfordsville Public Library. We hope you'll join us!

  • Featured Speaker: Greg Redding - "The Frisz Family and the History of Shades State Park
  • Yearly review
  • Business meeting
  • Potluck dinner
  • Meet other conservationists
  • Voice your creek concerns
  • Review new by-laws

59 Participate in 2012 Float Trip

We couldn't have asked for better conditions for the 2012 Family Friendly Float Trip. 59 participants took advantage of perfect weather and good water conditions to enjoy canoeing and kayaking on Sugar Creek.

Click here to see pictures from this year's event, which was co-sponsored by NICHES Land Trust with generous financial support from the Montgomery County Community Foundation.

2012 Spring Clean-up In the Books

Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped with today's clean-up despite the bad weather. Sugar Creek is now free of 15 more tires, ~200 lbs of trash, and a loveseat!

Indiana Outfitters Featuring Sugar Creek Access Information

Indiana Outfitters (click to visit) has posted an excellent guide to access sites and canoe routes on Sugar Creek. Check it out!

Photos From Recent Events

Click on the links below to see images from recent FSC events:
Bachner Nature Reserve Workday (May 14)

Another Clean-up In the Books!

Thank you to everyone who helped with the Fall Sugar Creek Clean-up. It was a great success! Thank you also to Tom Emerson at Hawg Wild Barbecue for providing lunch and Troy Mitchell from the City of Crawfordsville for helping with logistics.

Read the articles from the Journal Review and The Paper here and here

Nature Park Captures State Honor

Nature Park Captures State Honor
Journal Review
by Barry Lewis

The Crawfordsville Nature Park was the topic of a lot of discussion during Tuesday’s City Council Committee meeting, but that all seemed somewhat moot when Mayor Charlie Coons closed the meeting with an announcement about the park.

Nature Park Ready for Visitors

Sugar Creek Nature Park Ready for Visitors
Journal Review
by Barry Lewis

Despite the rain over the past two days workers from the Crawfordsville Park and Recreation department completed the building of the final five stations on the Sugar Creek Nature Park.

Work on the seven outdoor classroom shelters on the east side of the road was completed in late May and early June. The work on the ones on the west side of U.S. 231 were completed Thursday.

Governor Announces Conservation Plan on Wabash, Sugar

On Thursday, June 10, Governor Daniels announced a major land conservation initiative that will ultimately cover 43,000 acres of land on the Wabash River and Sugar Creek.

Read more from Terre Haute's Tribune Star here.

Read the Journal Review article here.

Pictures from the Sugar Creek Canoe Race

View pictures from the 47th annual Sugar Creek Canoe Race here:

Read the Journal Review article (with results) here.