Garlic Mustard Pull Holliday and Marott Park

Holliday and Marott Park

  IWF and our trail partners--Indy Parks, Land Stewardship, Holliday Park Foundation, and Friends of Marott Park Woods Nature Preserve--work together on some of our Certified Sustainable Trails to remove garlic mustard! Two separate events on the same day will help to thin out this invasive plant species that threatens the quality of the wildlife […]

Endangered Species Day

Tag us with your favorite threatened or endangered #indianawildlife species on National Endangered Species Day.

KIB-Fall Creek Orchard Restoration

Fall Creek Orchard 200 E Fall Creek Parkway S Dr, Indianapolis

Join our partners over at KIB! Do you love local food and hidden food forests? Then join KIB for a fun day conducting habitat restoration and sprucing up of the orchard trees at the Fall Creek Orchard. Together, we'll remove harmful invasive species that are choking the creek and orchard trees, remove debris and litter, […]

Central Indiana Land Trust and IWF native pollinator planting

Oliver's Woods Nature Preserve 8825 River Road, Indianapolis

Join us and our trail partner, Central Indiana Land Trust to plant new native trees and pollinator plants along the White River at Oliver's Woods. All Ages What to Expect and Bring Dress in long pants thick enough to stand up to thorns, brush, poison ivy, ticks, and mosquitos Wear closed-toe shoes that can stand […]

Creatures of the Night Hike at Marott Park Woods Nature Preserve

Marott Park 7347 N College Ave, Indianapolis

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

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

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.