Blog Posts

  • Central Chapter Icebreaker January 25

    It’s time to shake off the winter blahs. Come enjoy refreshments and conversation with fellow INPAWS members and friends. Sunday, January 25, 1:00 to 4:00 PMHome of David & Wendy Ford6911 Cabernet WayIndianapolis, IN 46278317-334-1932 Drinks will be provided. Bring a snack, appetizer, or dessert. Dave & Wendy’s home is on the northwest side of…

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  • Scott Russell Sanders at Tanglewood Jan. 24

    ***RIVERNESS*** An afternoon with SCOTT RUSSELL SANDERSwith musical performances byLiz Efroymson-Brooks and Kathy Rhodesand Carol Loughridge Enjoy an afternoon of educational and inspirational readings from one of Indiana’s most acclaimed writers. Scott Russell Sanders is the author of more than 20 books of fiction and nonfiction, including A Private History of Awe and A Conservationist…

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  • Monarch Under Review as Endangered Species

    Shared with us by Tom Hohman… Dear Indiana Conservation Partner, Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a Federal Register notice announcing a status review of the monarch butterfly under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The Service has determined that a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety, the…

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  • Amur Honeysuckle Expert Presents at IUPUI January 26

    Ryan McEwan will answer the question “Why are the odds forever in Amur Honeysuckle’s favor, and what does that mean for the biology of forests and streams?” Dr. McEwan is an associate professor of ecology at the University of Dayton. January 26, 201512-1pmUniversity Library, UL1126IUPUI, Indianapolis  Join us for coffee and cookies before the lecture in…

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  • How Central Indiana Land Trust Helps Indiana’s Birds, January 13

    Speaker: Rachel Eble, Associate Director of Central Indiana Land Trust (CILTI) Amos Butler Audubon is a significant supporter of CILTI’s efforts to protect the most important remaining natural areas in Central Indiana. This partnership is especially evident in one of CILTI’s current projects, preserving forested land in their Hills of Gold Core Conservation Area in…

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  • New Conservation Organization Supports Indiana State Parks and State-Owned Nature Preserves

    Conservation Organization Formed to Support Indiana State Parks and State-Owned Nature Preserves       Indiana Parks Alliance has broad support from state’s environmental leadership INDIANAPOLIS—A newly formed, broad-based organization is seeking Hoosier support to help Indiana’s highly regarded state parks and nature preserves.  The Indiana Parks Alliance (IPA) will provide financial support for Indiana State Parks…

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  • 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.