Indiana Wetland Advocacy, Preservation, and Restoration


This year, the Indiana General Assembly passed SEA 389, which significantly reduced protection for Indiana's remaining wetlands.  It was a blow to all who understand the vital importance of wetlands to water resources and to wildlife, but it was not an endpoint.  There is much we can still do ensure the continuation of Indiana's wetlands.  The Hoosier Environmental Council and Indiana Wildlife Federation are hosting a webinar to review steps we can all take. 

PARTNER EVENT: Clean Economy Coalition of Color


The CECC is an alliance of some of the nation’s most insightful Black, Latinx, Indigenous, Asian, and Pacific Islander leaders and advocates of color that are committed to amplifying ideas, recommendations, and solutions that uplift the priorities and economic interests of historically marginalized communities by guiding clean energy economy policies and implementation.

White River Restoration with KIB!

Riverside Family Center 2420 E Riverside Dr, IN

Join Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and Indiana Wildlife Federation for a day of habitat restoration. We will work together to rebuild the understory along the White River. Small trees and shrubs will be planted to take place of the invasive species removed throughout the year. Habitat restoration increases local biodiversity, aids in flood control, and encourages […]

Monarchs in a Changing World: How These Butterflies Bring Us Together, part of the Spirit & Place Festival

Oliver's Woods Nature Preserve 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

Learn about monarch butterflies and the importance of conservation while helping to complete a new mural!

Is there a better metaphor for “change” than the metamorphosis from caterpillar to chrysalis and finally to butterfly? This mysterious transformation process has evoked awe for millennia. This event asks what wider transformation needs to happen for our world to remain hospitable to these magnificent creatures.

IWF Annual Members Meeting


To maintain clear transparency of our organization, the IWF annually hosts a meeting with members to share updates, track progress on goals, and to make any amendments to our bylaws. Members are invited to attend this virtual meeting. 

Spring Bird Count–Teter Retreat and Organic Farm

Teter Retreat and Organic Farm 10980 E 221st St, Noblesville, IN

Calling on all volunteer birders at all levels!  Escape to beautiful Teter Retreat and Organic Farm as we record all of the birds that we see and hear in a 3-hour timeframe. Expert birders from the Amos Butler Audubon Society of Central Indiana will be on site for guidance.   Register in advance at:

Bush Honeysuckle Removal–Scott Starling Nature Sanctuary

Scott Starling Nature Sanctury 8234 Wilson Rd, Indianapolis, IN

Help our trail partners at Indy Parks and Land Stewardship fight bush honeysuckle on the westside of Eagle Creek Reservoir at Scott Starling Nature Sanctuary. Enlist your friends and family to add to the fun while you repurpose branches into beneficial brush piles for wildlife throughout the surrounding forest. Hand tools, gloves, and snacks provided. […]

Pollinator Day Presentations

Floyd Co Purdue Extension 3000 Technology Avenue, Ste. L2110, New Albany, IN

Certified Wildlife Habitat Workshop presented at 11:15am and 1:15pm.