Posts by: David Jane Savage

  • Nominations sought for DNR’s Trails Advisory Board

    News forwarded by the Indiana Conservation Alliance… The Indiana Department of Natural Resources seeks nominations for five openings on the state’s Indiana Trails Advisory Board (TAB) for 2015. Nominees must be involved with a trails-oriented organization that represents one of the following user groups: bicyclists, higher education/health, off-road motorcyclists, parks and recreation agencies, and water…

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  • Urgent Appeal on IN Climate Action Plan

    This just in from Earth Charter Indiana’s Jim Poyser… Dear Indiana Climate Action Plan Supporters Re: Earth Charter Indiana/Youth Power Indiana’s effort to get a Climate Action Plan for Indiana via the rulemaking process and the Environmental Rules Board (ERB). As you recall, Indiana is one of only 16 states without a plan for addressing,…

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  • Hike Blossom Hollow with DNR October 11

    Guided Hike at Blossom Hollow Nature Preserve, Johnson County October 11, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to noon NOTE: The meeting location for this hike will be the Indian Creek High School parking lot in Trafalgar. Look for CILTI signs to carpool to preserve. Subscribe to event updates using the Notify Me icon at the upper right….

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  • WFYI Hosts Conversation on Conservation

    INPAWS past president Tom Hohman joined John Shuey of The Nature Conservancy and Cliff Chapman of Central Indiana Land Trust in a lively discussion of conservation in Indiana, on WFYI’s program “No Limits.” To listen to the broadcast, follow this link.  http://www.wfyi.org/programs/no-limits/radio/conservation-october-2-2014

  • Natural Areas Conference in Dayton October 15-17

    41st Annual Natural Areas ConferenceDayton, OhioOct. 15-17, 2014Theme: Deeply Rooted in Restoration A Week of Informative Presentations and Visits to Stunning Natural Areas Plenary speakers Emma Marris and Hugh Safford will explore the nature of global change and its effects on natural areas in North America, as well as the changing nature of the human…

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  • President’s Letter to Indy Parks on Deer Control

    September 25, 2014 To the Board, INDY Parks and Recreation: Thank you for your attention to the pressing issue of deer overpopulation generally, and in Indianapolis in particular. From the small deer herds of the early part of the last century, when hunting and natural predation risked wiping out white tail deer, conditions have changed…

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  • Fall Mushroom Foray Oct. 4

    Join mushroom enthusiasts and NICHES Land Trust as they search for and identify mushrooms at Weiler-Leopold Nature Reserve on Saturday, October 4, at 1:30 p.m. All are welcome. In association with the Lafayette Mushroom Hunters Group http://lafayettemushroompeople.blogspot.com Hoosier Mushroom Society http://hoosiermushrooms.org and NICHES Land Trust http://www.nicheslandtrust.org/calendar/   How to Get There Weiler-Leopold Reserve is in Warren…

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  • Seed & plant swap — Fall 2014 — Central Chapter

    What:  A seed & plant swap.  Where: Home of Dan McCord, 10818 Pleasant View Lane, Fishers, IN Date: Saturday October 25, 2014 Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM If you have native plants in your landscaping, and have excess seeds or plants that you’d be willing to share with others, then this is an opportunity…

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  • State Wildlife Action Plan Meetings Announced

    Join us for the State Wildlife Action Plan meeting in your region Help the Division of Fish & Wildlife develop a plan to conserve Indiana’s wildlife. We will share with you what we’ve learned about Indiana’s wildlife and their habitats. You will then help us understand what conservation actions will be most effective in your…

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  • Japanese Chaff Flower Moving Fast

    This is from Ellen Jacquart, Invasives Team Leader: Japanese chaff flower is a fast-moving invasive plant that so far has been limited to the counties along the Ohio River in Indiana. We now have a report (thanks to Jason Isbell of the Hoosier National Forest who entered it into Report IN) of Japanese chaff flower…

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