Archives: October 2011

  • Grant Opportunity for Prairie Biotic Research

    Prairie Biotic Research, Inc. (PBR), an all-volunteer Wisconsin nonprofit established in 2000 to foster basic biotic research in prairies and savannas, is funding grants up to $1000 to individuals for the study of any grassland taxon anywhere in the USA.  Supporting both natural history and experimental science, they are especially eager to support independent researchers (those lacking…

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  • INPAWS Officers to Be Elected at AC2011

    An important item for the business meeting at the upcoming INPAWS Annual Conference is the election of new leaders. We thank these volunteers for stepping up to the challenge of keeping INPAWS vibrant and growing through the next two years. Please make it a point to greet the new leadership team at the conference and…

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  • Central Chapter Swaps Seeds

    Members of INPAWS Central Chapter brought seeds from their own native plants, but the harvest was dominated by the impressive quantities of seed culled from host Dan McCord’s suburban backyard.   Dan McCord is the intrepid native plant enthusiast who persuaded his cornfield-conversion subdivision to plant a prairie where they would have had to spend…

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  • Hike Morgan-Monroe State Forest October 15

    Join INPAWS for a day in the woods… Saturday, October 15, 2011 – 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Eastern Time Morgan-Monroe State Forest: Low Gap Trail, Sweedy Hollow Nature Preserve, Morgan County, Indiana Leaders: John Bacone, IDNR Division of Nature Preserves Trail Conditions: Somewhat rugged; approx. 3 miles long. What To See:  This portion of…

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  • President Tom Hohman Makes TV Debut

    INPAWS president Tom Hohman promoted Indiana native plants October 12 in a five-minute interview on WISH-TV’s Indy Style.  Admitting that his easy, relaxed demeanor could be deceptive, Tom managed to cover a full range of important points about why native plants belong in everyone’s landscape. Prepare to be wowed by how nicely Tom represents INPAWS…

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