Archives: May 2015

  • Heart of the River to Host Community Forum on Reservoir Proposal June 2

    Heart of the River Coalition will sponsor a Community Forum for Reservoir Concerns to be held on Tuesday, June 2, from 7 – 9pm at Anderson University’s Byrum Hall, 1100 E. 5th St. in Anderson, IN.  John Fillwalk, Director of the Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts whose work has appeared on the History Channel and PBS,…

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  • Anderson City Council to Hold Public Hearing on Mounds Reservoir May 28

    This just in from Tom Hohman… Things are happening at a fast pace on the Mounds Reservoir front.  The Delaware County Council held a special meeting on Tuesday evening to provide an opportunity for the public to express their views on the proposed reservoir.  Over 350 people attended, and nearly 50 people spoke.  All of…

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  • Tell Your Legislator: Conservation Matters!

    Jane and David Savage, Conservation Advocacy Team Leaders, submitted this report on the 2015/2016 legislative session. Indiana Conservation Alliance (INCA) legislative priorities for 2015/2016 were: 1. Continue the $2 million general fund biennial appropriation for the Clean Water Indiana (CWI) program. The Clean Water Indiana program was created to protect and enhance the water quality…

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  • Save Our Pollinators! Go ‘Neonic Free’ in Your Garden

    Neonicotinoids, a systemic insecticide used to treat crop seeds and ornamental landscaping plants, have been strongly implicated in the devastating collapse of pollinator populations around the country.  We all know how important pollinators are, right? About 70% of the world’s plants require a pollinator, including 35% of crop species.  The value of pollinated crops in…

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  • Aquatic Plant Identification Workshop Offered

    Are you a fisheries biologist, botanist, environmental consultant, biological technician, aquatic biologist, extension agent, college student, etc. who would like to improve your knowledge of aquatic plant identification? If so, be sure to sign up for the Gratiot Lake Conservancy-sponsored AQUATIC PLANT IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula this summer! This class will also be…

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  • Forum on Mounds Reservoir June 2

    This just in from Sheryl Myers., HTR Coalition, 765-620-4166 On Tuesday, June 2, Heart of the River Coalition will host an informational forum at Byrum Hall on Anderson University campus from 7 – 9 pm.  Speakers will include: Bradley Rayl (former Anderson City engineer) Dr. John Fillwalk (I.D.I.A. lab at Ball State) Tony Fleming, professional…

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  • Protest Paddle on Endangered Stretch of White River May 30

    Join Heart of the River Coalition on a float down the section of the West Fork of the White River being threatened by the economic development plan to build an environmentally destructive dam.    Saturday, May 30 (rain date June 13) Canoe Country, Daleville, Indiana  Canoes and kayaks available for rent, reservations recommended at 765-378-7358 or…

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