The morning of December 8, 2016, was downright chilly. At 7:15 a.m., the overnight temperature had dropped to 22 degrees with 20 mph winds whipping around snow flurries. Daybreak on this morning was gloomy and grey at the Southwest Conservation Club (SWCC) on Bluffton Road. Turns out, it was a perfect
Restoring a habitat that’s been disturbed by farming or industry to its natural state is hard work. For Duff Lake Fen in Lagrange County, that means controlling invasive species, replicating natural stream course, and reseeding areas in need of a boost. Habitat restoration needs seed—lots of it—to
If you’ve driven by Eagle Marsh at 45 mph, you may have seen only a blur of the thousands of early-fall sunflowers. You may have thought the scene was pretty. You may have even said, “I really should take a walk there.”
You really should. Honestly, there’s really nothing quite like Eagle Marsh
It should have been a typical walk-and-talk plant identification program when a group of like-minded plant enthusiasts gathered a few hours before dusk at Metea County Park to learn more about ferns and mosses. Turns out, nature was in no mood for our plans.
The Northeast Indiana Wildflower and Plant
On a recent Saturday morning, a group of nine warriors met to eliminate an enemy. The site: Metea County Park in northern Allen County.
The warriors: Northeast Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society (NEINPAWS) (INPAWS).
The target: Garlic Mustard!
INPAWS’ northeast regional chapter became official
The Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society (INPAWS) announces the formation of a new regional chapter: Northeast INPAWS (NEINPAWS). The INPAWS state organization officially recognized the new regional chapter in May 2016. NEINPAWS serves Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Noble, Steuben, Wabash