Archives: August 2016

  • Seeking Silphium Seed for Seed Bank

    From David Van Tassel, Ph.D., The Land Institute… Can you collect native silphium seed for us? We need your help. After the drought years of 2011 and 2012 we decided to fast-track our silphium (Silphium integrifolium, “whole-leaf rosinweed”) breeding program because of the legendary drought and heat tolerance of this native prairie species. In 2013 we…

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  • Seeking Help to Store and Send INPAWS Materials

    In recent years, The Nature Conservancy, Indiana Chapter, has been kind enough to support INPAWS with storage space for printed materials and assistance with mailings. Anticipating the expansion of the Grow Native retail incentive program statewide, we are going to have many more requests for materials and will need a person dedicated to fulfilling these requests…

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  • First Indiana Intrastate Stewardship Gathering August 16-18

    First Indiana Intrastate Stewardship GatheringHosted by NICHES Land TrustAugust 16-18, 2016Ross Hills Tippecanoe County Indiana August 161-1:30 PM Overview of the Ross Hills Landscape and orientation to the area (Gus Nyberg)1:30-2:30 PM Invasive species mapping and use of smart phone apps (Ellen Jacquart)2:30-5 PM Mapping of Japanese Stilt Grass in the greater Ross Hills Landscape…

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  • “Merchants of Doubt” Documentary September 21

    Presented by Carmel Green Initiative… Sustainable Living Seminar – “Merchants of Doubt”Wednesday, September 21, 2016         6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Carmel Clay Public Library  55 4th Avenue Southeast, Carmel, IN 46032  Are you confused about climate change, or know someone who is?  Climate scientists have been warning us for years and have…

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