The role of Wetlands in Preserving Indiana’s prehistoric Past
Sunday, September 1st
Presented by: Anthony L. Swinehart, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Biology, Museum Curator, and Director, Hillsdale college Biological Station, Hillsdale College.
A 1-hour slide presentation that summarizes nearly ten years of work on the fossils and other remains found in Indiana wetlands and the importance of these remains in interpreting Indiana’s past climate and ecology. Anthony will bring mammoth, mastodon, and rhinoceros bones, excavated from a sinkhole. The influence that wetlands have had on Hoosier culture and industry will also be discussed.
When: 2:00 p.m.
Where: ACRES’ Wing Haven, Steuben County. Take I-69 to Pokagon State Park Exit (Exit 154), turn south on SR 127 and immediately left onto 400 N. Preserve located on north side of 400 N in 1 mile.
Contact: ACRES Office at 260-422-1004
In Cooperation with the Tippecanoe Audubon Society
Two Bird Banding Workshops!
Presented by: Jim and Janet Meyer, Ornithologists
Jim and Janet Meyer have been banding birds for more than twenty years. The data they collect is compiled by the Bird Banding Lab and ornithologists researching bird populations and migration patterns. Jim and Janet have banded more than 23,000 birds, a procedure that does not harm the birds, which are quickly released. Join us for this fascinating and important procedure, which helps track our native bird populations.
Saturday, September 14th
When: 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Come out anytime and stay as long as you want.
Where: Wildwood, Kosciusko county. Take SR 14 west to 3 miles east of Silver Lake. Wildwood is located on the south side of SR 14, look for sign.
Sunday, September 15th
When: 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Come anytime, but to the early worms gets the birds!
Where: ACRES’ Wing Haven, Steuben County. Take I-69 to Pokagon State Park Exit (Exit 154) turn south on SR 127 and immediately left onto 400 N. Preserve located on north side of 400 N in 1 mile.
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