|Sept.||Monitoring Overwinter Survival Program: Steven Albert and Lauren Helton, of the Institute for Bird Populations, will tell us about the institute’s Monitoring Overwinter Survival (MoSI) program, an international network that helps scientists better understand the factors that affect avian population declines.|
|Oct.||Treasuries & discoveries: Chapter members shared images and stories of their 2021 birding joys and encounters.|
|Nov.||A naturalist’s day: Dana Reckelhoff, interpretive naturalist at Patoka Lake for Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs, shared insights about the work that interpretive naturalists do, in a program co-sponsored by Ball State’s student chapter of The Wildlife Society.|
Eagle Marsh: Betsy Yankowiak, Director of Preserves and Programs for the Little River Wetlands Project, told us about Eagle Marsh’s history as wetland restoration project and the many features that attract birds and other wildlife throughout the year.
|Dec.||Conservation Awards: We celebrated seven individuals who’ve made outstanding contributions to conservation activities in East Central Indiana. For details, visit our Conservation Awards page.|