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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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  • The Greening of Carmel IN Sept. 23

    Sustainable Living Seminar The Greening of Carmel Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Carmel Clay Public Library RSVP What makes Carmel green? Did you know that roundabouts save up to 24,000 gallons of gasoline per year and 228 tons of CO2 annually, and that over 80% of Carmel households are recycling under…

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  • Invasive Plant Training Session at Pokagon Oct 3

    Through the Lakes Country Cluster of The Stewardship Network (a new stewardship group focused on managing natural areas in Steuben and LaGrange Counties) Ellen Jacquart will be leading an invasive plant training session at the Pokagon State Park Nature Center from 10 am to 2 pm Eastern on Friday, October 3.  This training will feature-…

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  • Bid on 10 Hours of Invasives Control

    Please see flyer announcing a generous partnership between Eco Logic, LLC and Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasives Management (SICIM). SICIM is soliciting bids for one day of control work (up to 10 hours including travel) provided by Eco Logic in exchange for a donation to SICIM. The highest bid wins and supports SICIM’s mission. Your donation…

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  • Vote on the Mounds Lake Reservoir Issue

    From Hoosier Environmental Council comes this update:  The WFYI program Indiana Week in Review covered the Mounds Greenway topic this week, and is running an online poll with the question below. Please vote today and encourage others to vote ASAP.  Link to the poll: http://www.wfyi.org/programs/indiana-week-in-review “Which is a better idea, the Mounds Greenway or the…

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  • Work Days at Bill Brink Memorial Garden

    The Bill Brink Memorial Garden, to which INPAWS contributed some of the funding, will become a reality this Fall by the Monon Trail in the Broad Ripple community of Indianapolis. Volunteers are needed to help plant on these days:  Saturday, September 20, 9:00 am–noon—Perennial planting Saturday, November 15, 9:00 am–noon—Tree/shrub planting Garden organizers have partnered with…

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  • Ohio Valley Garden Conference October 18

    We’re sharing this information at the request of an INPAWS member from the Southwest Chapter. Keynote Speaker Kerry Ann Mendez of “Perennially Yours” is dedicated to teaching the art of low-maintenance perennial gardening and landscaping. Kerry has published the bestselling book The Ultimate Flower Gardener’s Top Ten Lists (2010) and Top Ten Lists for Beautiful…

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  • West Central Announces Fall Programs

    WC-INPAWS Programs Fall 2014 Meetings start at 7 p.m. in Lilly Nature Center located at Celery Bog Park, West Lafayette, IN. From the Northwestern Avenue/Lindberg Road intersection, go west on Lindberg Road, take the bridge across the water and turn right just after the pedestrian crossing sign to enter the park. Go to the end…

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