Category: Upcoming Events

  • MG Seminar “How to Feed a Planet” Sept 28

    Hendricks County Master Gardeners are sponsoring a day-long seminar focused on the complex issues of feeding the world while maintaining a healthy environment: what goes into food production, how food gets to market, and how our food choices impact our planet. Speakers and topics include: Ken Meter, Crossroads Resource Center, will present “Indiana Statewide Study…

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  • Hike Peine Farm September 21

    When:  Saturday, September 21, 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. EDT Where:  The Peine Farm, Morgan County, Indiana Leader:  Dee Ann Peine Amateur Naturalist Trail Conditions:  Good trails; may be muddy after rain. Some off-trail walking. Be aware of bald cypress knees in the swamp area. What to See:  The Peine Farm is a prime example of…

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  • Allelopathy Is the Topic of September 21 SW-INPAWS Meeting

    SW-INPAWS’ next meeting will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 9:30 AM at Oaklyn Branch Library, Evansville, IN. USI Professor Dr. Edith Hardcastle will speak on “Allelopathy Affecting Native Species.” Allelopathy is a biological phenomenon by which an organism produces one or more biochemicals that influence the growth, survival, and reproduction of other organisms….

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  • Nature Daze Helps Landowners Manage Their Property

    NATURE DAZE 2013 Saturday, September 79:00am – 3:00pmCamp Rancho Framasa2230 Clay Lick RoadNashville, IN 47448 Nature Daze is an outreach event sponsored by the Brown County Native Woodlands Project to help landowners better understand the importance of managing their property to create resilient native habitat free of invasive plants. Activities for the day include talks…

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  • Ohio Prairie Conference July 12 & 13

    Ohio Prairie ConferenceJuly 12 and 13, 2013Battelle Darby Creek Metro ParkColumbus, Ohio  Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks will host the 2013 Ohio Prairie Conference in the Nature Center at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park. The 14,000 square-foot nature center features a 50-foot-long Living Stream and many interactive displays.  Metro Parks has restored more than…

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  • Cardno JFNew Nursery Open House July 19

    Friday, July 19, 20139:30am to 4:00pm EDT, Rain or Shine The public is invited to attend a Nursery Open House celebrating Ecological Stewardship. Cardno JFNew hosts this special event every two years to highlight new trends and bring our friends together for an enjoyable, informative day. Tour the Native Plant Nursery grounds and production facilities,…

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  • A Mind BOGling Event Coming May 18

    Celebrate American Wetlands Month and National Kids to Parks Day on Saturday, May 18, at Celery Bog Nature Area, 1620 Lindberg Road, West Lafayette. INPAWS West Central chapter volunteers have had a hand in staging this third annual event. Enjoy nature kids, presentations, and family activities, plus a special screening of an award-winning documentary of…

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  • White Violet Center for Eco-Justice Hosts Earth Day

    15th annual Earth Day Celebration – Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. Date: April 20, 2013 Time: 11am – 3pm West Central Indiana’s largest and longest-running Earth Day celebration continues Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The 15th annual celebration is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is hosted by White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a…

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  • Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Offers Summer Camps

    This summer Taltree will offer a series of summer camps specifically geared toward rising third through sixth-graders. The goal in creating these camps is for participants to enjoy a holistic and fun environment where they will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and focus upon specific interests they may have. Taltree’s programs allow for…

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  • Aquatic Plant Identification Workshop Announced

    From Janet Marr, Botanist…  Are you a fisheries biologist, botanist, environmental consultant, biological technician, aquatic biologist, extension agent, college student, etc. who would like to improve your knowledge of aquatic plant identification? If so, be sure to sign up for the Gratiot Lake Conservancy-sponsored AQUATIC PLANT WORKSHOP in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula this summer! This class…

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