Category: Conservation

  • 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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  • 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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  • IMA Horticulture Symposium February 21

    The Living Landscape, with Doug Tallamy, Kevin Tungesvick, Jim McCormac, and Irvin Etienne Saturday, February 21, 2015 | 8 am – 4:30 pmThe Toby (auditorium), Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 North Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46208Fees: $95 IMA Members | $90 HortSoc Members | $100 Public | $75 Students (lunch included)Organized by the IMA’s Division…

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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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