Archives: February 2013

  • Update on INCA Priorities and Invasive Species Council Funding

    Quick update as to the status of and action needed for our 5 priorities for the legislative session: 1)      The Indiana Heritage Trust received $97,000 in the house budget bill, and the Senate will begin debating the budget next week.   INCA’s ask was $2 million/year. a.       ACTION NEEDED: Please contact your Senator and ask them…

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  • INCA Legislative Action Alert!

    Indiana Conservation Alliance urges INPAWS members to take action in support of conservation measures making their way through the legislature.  1.     Ask Sen. Charbonneau and Rep. Eberhart to schedule committee hearings on the phosphorus bills.  Neither one has committed either way yet. 2.     Please contact your member if they are on the House Ways and…

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  • Invasives Removal Near Connersville April 20

    Want to get some outdoor exercise and have an opportunity for some hiking at the same time?  Join Central Chapter Invasive SWAT Team and the Indiana Audubon Society on April 20 at the Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary near Connersville.  We will be removing garlic mustard, oriental bittersweet, and whatever other non-native, invasive plants are encountered. …

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  • Opportunity: Native Plant Garden Work

    Members of INPAWS help maintain two native plant gardens at the Indiana State Museum, in Indianapolis.   The Turner Garden is a prairie garden located in front of the Museum, over the underground parking garage.  Work sessions are mostly on Wednesday evenings.  The Watanabe Garden is a mixed prairie and woodland garden on the East side…

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  • February Plant Press

    If anyone is interested, here is a link to the February edition of “The Plant Press,” the newsletter of the North Chapter of INPAWS.  Plant Press February 2013 CONTENTS Possible Future Nature-Scape Poem: It Only Took Three! Feb Chapter Mtg Your Daily Dose of Botany Why Do the Scientific Names of Plants Change? Part II…

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