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

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. 

Brownsburg Parks Maple Ridge Trail-Weed Wrangle®

Williams Park 940 S Locust Ln, Brownsburg, IN

Join our Certified Sustainable Trail Partners, Brownsburg Parks, on the Maple Ridge trail for an invasive species removal! Brownsburg Parks has partnered with Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasive Management (SICIM) and Hendricks County Invasive Management Cooperative (HC-IMC) to participate in Weed Wrangle® 2022. Weed Wrangle® is a state-wide clean-up event dedicated to ridding Indiana of non-native […]

Youth Trail Run and S’mores-Holliday Park

Holliday Park 6363 Spring Mill Road, Indianapolis, IN

Friday Family Fun Events: Beginning at 6:00pm, parents can cheer on their kids as they race around the Ruins and along the trails during the 1-Mile Kids Run (ages 6-12) and Tot Trot (5 and under). Every finisher gets a prize! Once the races are over, everyone is invited to stick around and enjoy a […]

Trail Run–Holliday Park

Holliday Park 6363 Spring Mill Road, Indianapolis, IN

Saturday Morning: Beginning at 9:00am, the 5-mile run and 3-mile hike will challenge participants with hills, stairs, ravines, swales, and gulleys along the White River and Williams Creek. The Holliday Park Trail Run includes fun events for the whole family Friday evening, and both a 5-mile run and 3-mile hike on Saturday morning. Participants will scramble, hop, […]

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: Blake@indianawildlife.org

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.

Indianapolis Art Center-50th Annual Broad Ripple Art Fair

Indianapolis Art Center 820 E 67th St

Visit our urban trail partners and help them celebrate their 50th annual Broad Ripple Art Fair! Be sure to reserve some time to check out their ARTSPARK trail that leads you to an amazing view of the White River! The Indianapolis Art Center’s OneAmerica Broad Ripple Art Fair attracts an average of 12,000 visitors and […]

Indianapolis Art Center–50th Annual Broad Ripple Art Fair

Indianapolis Art Center 820 E 67th St

Visit our urban trail partners and help them celebrate their 50th annual Broad Ripple Art Fair! Be sure to reserve some time to check out their ARTSPARK trail that leads you to an amazing view of the White River! The Indianapolis Art Center’s OneAmerica Broad Ripple Art Fair attracts an average of 12,000 visitors and […]