Posts by: David Jane Savage

  • South Central Chapter Social January 31

    Chapter leader Steve Dunbar invites South Central members and wannabes to gather January 31, 3- 5 PM, at the home of Jeff & Sandy Belth, 4795 S Woodbine, Bloomington, IN Bring a USB with a few plant pictures to share if you like…” to review favorite places and plants seen in 2015 and give thought…

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  • West Central Chapter Programs Announced

    WC-INPAWS PROGRAM Meetings – fourth** Mondays at 7pm at Lilly Nature Center in Celery Bog Nature Area (West Lafayette). Dinner with the speaker is at 6pm in the MCL Cafeteria-West Lafayette. ~ open to the public ~ MON JAN 25 “Butternuts and Black Walnuts in Indiana” Lenny Farlee, Extension Forester at Purdue, will tell the…

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  • Native Roots, January–March 2016

    NATIVE ROOTS is a nature newsletter compiled by West Central Chapter member Joan Mohr Samuels. News, natural history programs, and stewardship opportunities are available in one place! Includes Wednesdays in the Wild, with free nature programs sponsored by the West Lafayette Parks & Recreation Department, Tippecanoe County Park & Recreation Department, Sycamore Audubon Society, INPAWS West…

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  • Classified Forest Program Threatened

    Important Message from Liz JacksonIndiana Forestry & Woodland Owners Association There is [a] bill we need to watch. Senate bill 308 increases the assessed value per acre of classified forest land, classified windbreaks, and classified filter strips from $1 per acre to $13.29 per acre for the January 1, 2017, assessment date. For assessment dates…

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  • SWINPAWS Program January 16

    A winter chill is in the air and 2016 has arrived. Our annual Chew & Renew will give you a chance to renew your SWINPAWS membership, enjoy a light breakfast, and view an award-winning documentary. “The Story of Wildflowers of the Southern Appalachians” shows why Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a wildflower paradise. Over…

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  • Historical Plants & Their Stories January 23

    Join Amanda Smith, INPAWS Central Chapter President, as she presents about some the truly strange, amazing, & inspirational ways native plants have been used through history. Many of our most beloved plants including milkweed, may-apple, elderberry, & spicebush have been used as medicine, food, charms, & utilitarian uses during war. Myth, folklore, & superstitions related…

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  • Annual Central Chapter INPAWS Ice Breaker

    Date: Sunday, January 24, 2016 1:00-3:00 pm Join us as we celebrate a new year and share ideas for upcoming INPAWS initiatives, programs, & collaborative opportunities for 2016!  Host: Ruth Ann Ingraham Address: 6106 Kingsley Drive., Indianapolis, IN 46220 Phone Number:  317-517-9022 Directions: located in Broad Ripple– halfway between the Village & Glendale. What to…

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  • Chapman Kelley Launches “Wildflower Works” Foundation

    This letter from artist Chapman Kelley was shared by the Council for Artists Rights. It will be of interest to those of you who visit Chicago. See also this interesting article about the “wildflower painting” that was savaged by the Chicago Parks Department, resulting in a lawsuit.  ========================================= December 14, 2015 Season’s greetings! I am…

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  • What’s Bioscaping?? Learn All About It at AC2015

    People are asking about the theme of our 2015 INPAWS Annual Conference–Bioscaping: Gardening for Life. What’s bioscaping? It’s planning your landscape to include a smorgasbord of native plants to nourish the creatures at the bottom of the food chain. With native habitat fast disappearing, essential food sources have gone missing. The majority of insect larvae…

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  • Sustainable Weed Management Workshop Set for June 2016

    A unique, productive annual workshop for researchers and practitioners to engage in transdisciplinary discussions and problem solving related to sustainable weed management in agricultural, forest, and grassland systems. This workshop is suitable for advanced graduate students, postdocs, and junior and senior researchers and practitioners across ecological, agricultural, and social science disciplines and fields. This year…

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