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


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


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. 

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: