Archives: March 2017

  • IDNR Nature Preserve Hikes Schedule Revised

    Below are the 2017 Field Day Hikes that the Division of Nature Preserves leads. The Division is celebrating 50 year of protecting original Indiana! Registration is required on their website. Date Nature Preserve Partner County Leader April 8 Pine Hills INPAWS Montgomery Andrew Reuter, John Bacone April 22 Donaldson’s Woods & Mitchell Karst Plain INPAWS Lawrence Jason Larson,…

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  • Central Chapter Announces Spring 2017 Events

    Central Chapter is going strong under new leader Jeannine Mattingly. They have set up a lot of great events for the spring. With the exception of Earth Day, they are suggesting members bring themselves and a guest, and one event requires registration through Evite. 3/18 Bird Gardening Presentation with Natives–Amanda Smith, Hamilton County East Library, 1pm,…

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  • Central Chapter Promoting Teamwork

    INPAWS Central Chapter HAPPENINGs Jeannine Mattingly, PresidentCrystal Renskers, Vice-PresidentClaire Lane, Secretary—TreasurerAmanda Smith, Past President “Teamwork divides the task and multiplies the success.—Unknown Author Greet the Public at an INPAWS Booth Come join the fun! Socialize while we work! Bring a friend! Please contact Jeannine today! central@inpaws.org 3/25 Indiana Academy of Science Booth (1-2 experienced volunteers…

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  • Host an ICAN Nature Play Day Event

    Adam Schmutte of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful sent us this: From June 10th to 18th, Indiana Children and Nature Network is encouraging organizations across Indiana to help get kids outside to run, play, explore, and learn by hosting a Nature Play Day event. These events can be anything from multi-day community events to a simple guided…

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  • SW-INPAWS Spring Wildflower Walk April 29

    Spring Wildflower Walk at Ouabache Trails ParkSaturday, April 29, 20173500 N. Lower Fort Knox RoadVincennes, IN, 47591 **Hosted by SW-INPAWS, this event is open to INPAWS members statewide** Come enjoy the botanical richness and beauty of Ouabache (Wabash) Trails Park in Knox County, near Vincennes, Indiana. Experience native plants and wildflowers in a variety of habitats…

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  • Native Plant Workshop – Saturday, April 1

    The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, Little River Wetlands Project, and the Northeast Chapter offer the Native Plant Workshop, Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10A-12N. The workshop teaches area homeowners and business owners how to enrich and protect Indiana’s diverse ecology by applying simple landscaping solutions. The event will be held at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S….

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  • Spring Wildflower Walk – Saturday, April 8

    Join the Northeast Chapter as we walk the trails of ACRES Along the Wabash nature preserve. The preserve, managed by ACRES Land Trust, treats hikers to a spectacular wildflower display. Shooting star, wild hyacinth, and more decorate the forest floor where sugar and black maple trees and red elms dominate. Saturday, April 8, 2017, 10A-11:30A. ACRES Along…

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  • Can Trees Talk? – Saturday, March 25

    INPAWS’ Northeast Chapter presents Trees Talk. Recent scientific research has uncovered surprising information about trees and forests. In Trees Talk, Sandra Messner, outreach director, Indiana Forest Alliance (IFA), shares fresh data about the unusual way trees communicate, share resources, fight pests, and react to change. Join us Saturday, March 25, 2017, 1:30-2:30 P.M. at ACRES Land…

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