Since 1959, The Nature Conservancy in Indiana has protected more than 80,000 acres of forests, wetlands, prairies, lakes and streams for current and future generations to enjoy.
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Latest News & Features
State director Mary McConnell talks about B95, one of the most incredible stories of perseverance and survival. Prepare to be amazed!
What's in a name? Plenty, when you're the striking red-winged blackbird, common sight at Kankakee Sands and subject of this month's Nature Notes.
A spring without Virginia bluebells and trout lilies? Nooooo! If the invasive Chinese silvergrass has its way, it could be all you see on the forest floor. But it can be stopped, and you can help!
Invasive plants are bullies, both in your garden and in our natural areas. Learn how to identify (and avoid) commonly-used invasive species. We even provide native and/or non-invasive plant alternatives.
What--more invasives? Obviously we talk about invasive species a lot, and with good reason--they're a dangerous bunch. A lot of them seem pretty innocent, but don't be fooled. Check out 11 of some of the most troublesome offenders in the Great Lakes region.
Kankakee Sands has become a birding mecca. Check out some of the species in this slideshow.
This video explains why and how The Nature Conservancy is working to protect and restore the world’s largest freshwater dune system.
The Nature Conservancy is working with agricultural partners to find innovative solutions to protect our waterways.
Hear Conservancy scientists discuss their work to protect the Great lakes.
- May 12, 2015
- Jackson Morrow Park getting woodsy
- May 09, 2015
- Ohio asks neighboring states to help fight Lake Erie's algae
- April 09, 2015
- Nachusa's first bison calf
- April 06, 2015
- Explore a great place for a nature walk
- March 15, 2015
- Drainage: A Shared Responsibility
- March 11, 2015
- The Benefits of Implementing Conservation in a Watershed
- February 23, 2015
- Conservancy urges reauthorizing invasive species panel
- January 13, 2015
- Removing 17 Elephants from the Wabash River
- December 01, 2014
- The Grand Calumet made grand again after decades of cleanup
- October 29, 2014
- Zoo Earns NISBC’s Sustainable Business of the Year Award
- October 16, 2014
- 'Report IN' Technology Helps in the Fight Against Invasive Species