Category: Conservation

  • You Can Help Stop Sale of Invasive Plants

    Invasive plants are still for sale in Indiana, and you can do something simple to help stop this. We’re spending millions of dollars to control invasive plants in Indiana every year, but most of those invasive plants are still for sale at your local garden shop. Good news – the DNR has drafted a rule…

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  • Restoration for Wildlife Habitat Conference March 7

    Restoration for Wildlife Habitat Wednesday, March 7th from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm Monroe Convention Center, 302 S College Ave, Bloomington, IN 47403 $50 (ticket price includes lunch) Co-hosted by Eco Login and Spence Restoration Nursery   CONFERENCE TOPICS Introduction: It Takes a Community – Dawn Slack, Land Manager, The Nature Conservancy Establishing Nectar Sources…

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  • Help Science with Project BudBurst

    If you can’t wait to get out in the woods and fields and look for the first signs of spring, here’s a great project for you: Project BudBurst, a citizen science program of Chicago Botanic Garden. Similar to Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s eBird reporting system, BudBurst participants report the first leaf, flower, fruit and other…

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  • Job Opportunity at Indiana Dunes

    January 3, 2018 · by najohns2 · in Uncategorized. · Looking for a job that rewards your passion for the Indiana dunes and Lake Michigan? Please consider applying for our open position! Position: Project Coordinator General Description: Save the Dunes Conservation Fund, Inc. is a non-profit conservation organization located in Michigan City, Indiana. The organization is seeking a full-time Project…

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  • Brown County Nature Daze September 9

    11th Annual Nature Daze Saturday, September 9, 2017 Camp Rancho Framasa 2230 Clay Lick Road Nashville, IN  47448 Click HERE to Register Nature Daze is an outreach program sponsored by the Brown County Native Woodlands Project (BCNWP) to help landowners better understand the importance of managing their property to create a resilient native habitat. Activities for the…

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  • Donate to “Save Our Ash Trees” Campaign

    The Indiana Parks Alliance is working with Indiana State Parks and Nature Preserves to protect 100 mature, seed-producing ash trees in state parks and state-owned nature preserves across the state. The invasive Emerald Ash Borer has decimated the ash tree population in northern Indiana, and is rapidly advancing southward. Within the next 10 years 95%…

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  • Native Plant Workshop – Saturday, April 1

    The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, Little River Wetlands Project, and the Northeast Chapter offer the Native Plant Workshop, Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10A-12N. The workshop teaches area homeowners and business owners how to enrich and protect Indiana’s diverse ecology by applying simple landscaping solutions. The event will be held at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S….

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  • County Deer Advisory Councils Forming

    Thank you, Dawn Stelts, for sharing this info from Indiana Division of Fish and Wildlife: The DNR will be sharing information about white-tailed deer with a hunting group that is organizing a pilot program aimed at gathering public input for consideration in future deer management decisions. The group – Indiana White-tailed Deer Herd Management (IWDHM) – is putting…

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  • Roadside Vegetation Management Bill Threatens Pollinators

    Dan McCord of the Hamilton County Urban Conservation Alliance sent us this alert: A bill under consideration by the Indiana Congress will negatively impact pollinators. HB 1026 – Roadside Vegetation Management requires INDOT to mow roadside vegetation a minimum number of times per year.  Furthermore, the bill conflicts with a new INDOT initiative to increase roadside habitat….

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  • A Poem for Crown Hill

    INPAWS member Sarah Gray submitted this poem in hopes that others will express what they feel in support of the natural world. Let the Trees Stand for those that have Fallen   The battle for the North Woods at Crown Hill is not quite lost Like generals in war, with a stroke of a pen,…

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