Creatures of the Night Hike at Marott Park Woods Nature Preserve

Marott Park 7347 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN

Join IWF, Land Stewardship, and Friends of Marott Woods Nature Preserve as we explore the Marott Park trails at dark to discover the creatures of the night! We will listen for nocturnal animals such as owls, and use UV lights to search for caterpillars, moths, and other nighttime activity. Please bring a flashlight and wear […]

Wolf Run Monarch Tagging

Wolf Run Club House See Maps Link In Program Description, Zionsville, IN

This event is being hosted by the property owner of the former Wolf Run Golf Course in Zionsville, IN. We will meet in the parking lot on the right before arriving at the former club house. USE THIS LINK FOR DRIVING DIRECTIONS: https://goo.gl/maps/FRxrKtwwhMxsUuxF8 The Indiana Wildlife Federation (IWF) routinely hosts Monarch Tagging events as a […]

Urban Wilderness Trail Monarch Tagging

Urban Wilderness Trail 250 University Blvd, Indianapolis, IN

We will meet on the patio of the National Institute for Fitness and Sport before proceeding down to the trail proper. The Indiana Wildlife Federation (IWF) routinely hosts Monarch Tagging events as a tool to educate both youth and adults about the unique, fragile and wonderous life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus). At […]

Tryon Farm Monarch Tagging

The Indiana Wildlife Federation (IWF) routinely hosts Monarch Tagging events as a tool to educate both youth and adults about the unique, fragile and wonderous life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus). At these events, we train learners to gently capture monarch butterflies in butterfly nets and affix a small numbered sticker to the […]

Sycamore Land Trust Monarch Tagging

The Indiana Wildlife Federation (IWF) routinely hosts Monarch Tagging events as a tool to educate both youth and adults about the unique, fragile and wonderous life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus). At these events, we train learners to gently capture monarch butterflies in butterfly nets and affix a small numbered sticker to the […]

PARTNER EVENT – Indiana Wetlands II: Where are we now? Virtual Forum

Virtual

Much has happened since the first co-hosted forum with IWF Affiliate: White River Alliance and Purdue in February. First, the passage of SEA 389. This was followed by the establishment of Governor Holcomb’s Wetland Taskforce. The repeal of the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, a 2020 rule that narrowed the definition of “Waters of the United […]

Indiana Wetland Advocacy, Preservation, and Restoration

Virtual

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

Virtual

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 RoadIndianapolis,

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

Virtual

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.