Happenings

Invasives Removal Workday Saturday

The Knox County CISMA is hosting an invasive species removal workday on Saturday, December 12th at the Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous Grounds.Come anytime between 9:00 am-5:00 pm.Enter at the corner of 3rd and Willow St.Please bring work clothes and face masks. Water and tools will be available. See event flyer here.

Logo Contest for New Native Habitat Initiative

The Knox County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) is partnering with George Rogers Clark NHP to unveil a new initiative in 2021 called Knox County Goes Native. They are looking for a logo to represent the initiative’s mission and are calling on all local artists, graphic designers, and nature enthusiasts to consider entering. The winning designer will receive a […]

PRESS RELEASE: New invasive plant, Japanese Chaff Flower, recently discovered in Knox County

VINCENNES, Ind.— Japanese Chaff Flower, a perennial invasive weed in the Amaranth family, has invaded some private land near Decker Chapel in southern Knox County. Before now, the Japanese Chaff Flower (or JCF) was localized around the Ohio River Floodplain, with the closest known population in Gibson County. JCF (Achyranthes japonica) can grow up to around 9 ft. tall and […]