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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.

  • 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 Hoosier Mushroom Society and NICHES Land Trust   How to Get There Weiler-Leopold Reserve is in Warren…

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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: “Which is a better idea, the Mounds Greenway or the…

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