Posts by: Wendy Ford

  • Public Forum on Pollinator Protection March 31

    There will be a public forum on the Indiana pollinator protection plan, which President Obama’s memorandum asked states to develop. This will be all day March 31 at the Purdue Beck Center at the research farm on US 52 in West Lafayette.  INPAWS’ Ellen Jacquart will be in attendance in her capacity as a member…

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  • Indiana Wildlife Federation Offering Native Plant Kits

    Through IWF’s partnership with local Indiana Native Plant Nursery, Cardno, they are offering a variety of native plant kits, trees, shrubs and seed for sale online. Your purchase supports IWF and Indiana’s native wildlife! Plant kits being offered for 2015:Native Plant Kit Descriptions – Full ListBird and Butterfly KitRain Garden KitShade KitWetland KitPrairie KitPriarie Grass KitPollinator Kit Bare Root…

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  • Botany Workshops Offered on Isle Royale in Lake Superior

    TWO ISLE ROYALE BOTANY WORKSHOPS NOW BEING OFFERED IN 2015! JUNE 8-13 AND SEPTEMBER 8-13 Experience four days in Lake Superior’s Isle Royale National Park either in the spring or fall and learn to identify the diverse plants that live on this incredible island! BOTANY WORKSHOP INFORMATION: These special botany workshops, sponsored by the Isle…

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  • People to Contact About the Mounds Issue

    From the INPAWS Conservation team: At the February 10 INPAWS Council meeting, several members requested the list of people to whom to send a letter opposing the Mounds dam proposal. This list was sent to me by Tim Maloney, Senior Policy Director for the Hoosier Environmental Council. For information about the Hoosier Environmental Council alternative…

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  • “Birdscaping” Presentation February 26

    Birdscaping: How to Create a Bird-Friendly Yard in Every Season Author and naturalist Sharon Sorenson will describe how to create a backyard habitat to attract birds and help them thrive. Learn more about Sharon and her book, Birds in the Yard, month by month, by visiting her website www.birdsintheyard.com. Copies of the book will be…

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  • Panel on Mounds Reservoir February 26

    Heart of the River Coalition, the Anderson organization that is fighting the proposed Mounds Reservoir, will hold a panel discussion to discuss some of the drawbacks to the proposal. Thursday, February 267:00–8:45 p.m.Yorktown High School Auditorium1100 S County Road 575 WestYorktown, IN 47396 Panel members scheduled to take part are Tony Fleming (hydrogeologist), Lee Casebere…

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  • Ohio Botanical Symposium March 27

    The Ohio Botanical Symposium is presented by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, in cooperation with Ohio State Parks, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, The Nature Conservancy and The Ohio State University Herbarium. Held at Villa Milano in Columbus, Ohio, the symposium brings together people of various backgrounds…

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  • Invasives Management Partners Meeting March 4

    FYI for those in southern Indiana, our own Ellen Jacquart will be presenting about Indiana’s new invasives reporting system. All are welcome. An Invitation from Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasives Management Please join us on March 4th at Stone Gate Art and Education Center located at 405 I Street, Bedford, Indiana for SICIM’s Annual Partner’s Meeting. The meeting…

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  • Landowner’s Workshop February 19

    Landowner’s Workshop – How to Manage Your Land Thursday, February 19, 5:30 to 7:30 pm Maple Wood Nature Center, 4550 E 100 S LaGrange, IN 46761 (LaGrange County in Northeast Indiana) As landowners, we often wonder how we can manage and improve the recreational, wildlife, and natural resources that make our properties valuable. Join us…

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  • West Central Announces Spring 2015 Events

    Here are some activities of the West-central INPAWS chapter. The list doesn’t include the RIP (Remove Invasive Plant) workdays, as they haven’t been set yet.  January 26: Trees and Shrubs for Indiana. Len Farlee, State Forester, Purdue University. Lilly Nature Center, Celery Bog Park 7 p.m. February 21: Joint Honeysuckle Removal Workday with Sycamore Audubon…

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