Posts for tag: conservation

  • INCA Launches Grassroots Meetings on Conservation Funding

    INPAWS Conservation Team Leaders Jane and David Savage are sharing this info from INCA, our consortium of environmentally minded organizations. For the latest info, see INCA’s new website, Dear Members of the Indiana Conservation Alliance, To strengthen our “unified voice advocating for public funding for land, water, and wildlife”, the INCA is hosting a series…

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  • Gardening with Native Plants

    Fall Creek Gardens, located at 3001 Central Ave. in Indianapolis, will be hosting a presentation on Gardening with Native Plants on Saturday, July 12, 1:00-2:30.  Tom Hohman, past president of INPAWS, will be talking about why we should be using native plants more in our gardens.  To learn more about this event, go to the…

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  • Invasives removal at Holliday Park

    Central Chapter’s Invasives Swat Team is planning a volunteer day to removebush honeysuckle and other invasives at Holliday Park in Indianapolis. Volunteers will meet at the nature center on Thursday, October 24 at 10:00 a.m., and work until about 1:00. This will be a followup to work that has been done previously, in a continuing…

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  • Invasives removal at Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary

    INPAWS Central Chapter, Invasive SWAT Team and the Indiana AudubonSociety will be joining forces on October 19 at the Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary near Connersville.  We will be removing oriental bittersweet, a non native viburnum, and whatever other non-native, invasive plants are encountered. The Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary is owned by the Indiana AudubonSociety, which will be…

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  • Honeysuckle removal at Glick Nature Preserve

    Central Chapter’s Invasives Swat Team is planning a volunteer day to removeinvasives at the Gene B. Glick Nature Preserve in northeast Indianapolis.Volunteers will meet at the Glick NP on Oct. 12 at 9:00, and work until about12:00. This will be a follow up on earlier efforts. Focusthis time will be on bush honeysuckle, and a non-native wisteria.It’s a…

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  • INCA Legislative Action Alert!

    Indiana Conservation Alliance urges INPAWS members to take action in support of conservation measures making their way through the legislature.  1.     Ask Sen. Charbonneau and Rep. Eberhart to schedule committee hearings on the phosphorus bills.  Neither one has committed either way yet. 2.     Please contact your member if they are on the House Ways and…

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  • INPAWS at Bat Festival

    INPAWS will have a display at the sixth annual Indiana Bat Festival, to be be held at Indiana State University, Saturday, September 15.  For more information on the free festival, go to