Progress Made on Final Remaining Gap in the Pumpkinvine
650 feet of greenway to the west of County Road 35 in Middlebury is nearly complete, and the long-anticipated closure of the Trail’s final gap is on the horizon. However, Brittany Short, Friends of the Pumpkinvine Board President, says that getting to this point took longer than anticipated.
Gas main discovery halts 2020 construction
Elkhart resident Robert Carrico, a member of the Friends of the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail board of directors, received the 2021 Outstanding Trail Advocate award from the Indiana Greenways Foundation at the organization’s virtual Annual Luncheon, April 29, 2021. The foundation gives this award each year to the trail advocate who has demonstrated outstanding...
Public-Private Partnership Results in Shipshewana Pumpkinvine Extension & Nearly $1m Grant
by John Yoder, Brittany Short & Norm Kauffmann
One of the final gaps in the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail has received funding for development. On Thursday, March 4th, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ NextLevel Trails program announced second round grant picks. This announcement comes nearly a near after the original decisions were due to be made;...
Along The Trail
The Pumpkinvine Nature Trail connects several communities in the Michiana area.