Weed of the Month for December 2016: Wintercreeper

Here’s a link to the fact sheet:

Weed of the Month for December 2016

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October 2016 Weed of the Month: Japanese Stiltgrass

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Check out this pdf for information on Japanese Stiltgrass: October 2016 Weed of the Month

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Knox County CWMA’s Pulling for Bats!

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When: October 29th from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Where: The Nature Center at Ouabache Trails (3500 N. Lower Fort Knox Rd., Vincennes, IN 47591)

Contact: Will Drews @ willem.drews@in.nacdnet.net or (812) 882-8210 ext. 119

Details: Our bats eat tons of insects.  But, they have a harder time finding healthy food when invasive plants are around. Join us for Bat Week 2016, an annual, celebration of the role of bats in nature.  You can make a difference by helping remove pesky invasive plants in our county park making it healthier for bats and other wildlife. We will begin with a short introduction and talk about bats and invasive plants in Knox County, followed by the plant pull. We will provide refreshments and equipment. Please wear sturdy shoes, clothing you’re willing to work in, and bring your own gloves.

 

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The Dangers of Callery Pear Trees

Check out this article in the Vincennes Sun Commercial about the dangers of ornamental pear trees: http://www.suncommercial.com/news/article_10971e62-81d7-11e6-8757-e78b86352da4.html

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