Archives: June 2013

  • Ohio Prairie Conference July 12 & 13

    Ohio Prairie ConferenceJuly 12 and 13, 2013Battelle Darby Creek Metro ParkColumbus, Ohio  Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks will host the 2013 Ohio Prairie Conference in the Nature Center at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park. The 14,000 square-foot nature center features a 50-foot-long Living Stream and many interactive displays.  Metro Parks has restored more than…

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  • Cardno JFNew Nursery Open House July 19

    Friday, July 19, 20139:30am to 4:00pm EDT, Rain or Shine The public is invited to attend a Nursery Open House celebrating Ecological Stewardship. Cardno JFNew hosts this special event every two years to highlight new trends and bring our friends together for an enjoyable, informative day. Tour the Native Plant Nursery grounds and production facilities,…

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  • Hike Prairie Creek Barrens Restoration July 27

    Fruits of our Labor: Restoration of Prairie Creek Barrens   View full hike report When: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 10:00 am-12:00 noon EDT Where: Prairie Creek Barrens Nature Preserve, Daviess County, Indiana. Leaders: Harold Allison, naturalist and columnist; and Michael Homoya, botanist/plant ecologist, Indiana DNR Division of Nature Preserves. Trail Conditions: Terrain is hilly and no…

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  • Butterfly Expert Comments on Journal Article

    In reference to Nancy Hill’s article about Pawpaws and Zebra Swallowtails in the Spring 2013 INPAWS Journal, a few comments– 1. Some butterfly larvae can be cannibalistic when reared together in small containers. They may or may not be cannibalistic in the wild, especially when the eggs are laid singly (as in the case of…

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