©2019 Emily's Walk


A celebration of the life of Emily Lou Herrington (July 1, 1927 - October 6, 2015) and her service to her community, friends, and family


April 25,2020

Coffee & refreshments will be available for purchase

9:30 Am   


10:00 am  

recognition celebration honoring community visionaries


10:30 AM 



Join us and take home a commemorative hat!

Emily's Walk V

Wabashiki Wildlife Area (Dewey Point), 110 East National Ave, West Terre Haute, In 47885

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Check out our great attendance raffle prizes!

Nature Photography

Prize #1

Experience and capture the beauty of nature through the lens of a camera.

Accompany noted nature photographer Brendan Kearns as he shares his locations and "how to" tips on an outing in the Wabashiki Fish & Wildlife Area and along the trail.

Group of up to 6 people on a mutually agreeable date and time in 2019.

Contact: Brendan Kearns

812-236-3048 | brendankearns@gmail.com

A walk in the woods Wabashiki style

Prize #2

Keith Ruble, Naturalist and Forester, leads a 3-hour hike along the trail and the forests of the Wabashiki Fish & Wildlife Area. He will point out tree species, native plants as well as invasive species.

Group of up to 20 people on a mutually agreeable date and time in 2019.

Contact: Keith Ruble

812-229-9290 | kruble-hewer@outlook.com

Kayak the Wabashiki Wetlands

Prize #3

Grab your paddle, let's go! Join Wabashiki Turtle Research & Rescue founder Amber Slaughterbeck on a turtle's eye view guided kayak outing. Please bring your own life jacket. Kayaks, paddles, kayak safety, sunscreen, water, snacks, and insect repellent provided.

Group of 2 people on a mutually agreeable date and time. Offer expires October 15, 2019.

Contact: Amber Slaughterbeck

812-229-3539 | amber@sicim.info

Birding the Wabashiki

Prize #4

A birding tour through the Wabashiki Fish & Wildlife Area lead by local Audubon Society members.

Group of up to 15 people on a mutually agreeable date and time in 2019.

Contact: Morgan Chaney


Friends of the Vigo County Public Library

Prize #5

The Friends of the Vigo County Public Library, a group with which Emily was actively involved, have donated a Friends of the Library gift basket including a lunch bag, two water bottles and a $25 gift certificate valid at the Friends of the Library book sale that is held the first weekend of every month.

Contact the Vigo County Public Library West Branch for details.