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Tippecanoe County outdoor happenings, Jan. 27-31

Some of the migratory waterfowl that are seen in the area.
Some of the migratory waterfowl that are seen in the area.
Rosemary Halsema

Jan. 27: INPAWS program meeting, 7 p.m., Lilly Nature Center, Celery Bog. Pollen’s the Word: Spread it Around!” is this month’s program. Tom Turpin will address this vital issue. Tom is a Purdue Entomologist and big in the Bug Bowl! This timely program is especially aimed at gardeners, but would be of interest to all. Great opportunity for the older home schooled students.

Jan. 28: Conservation Day in the Statehouse. (link)

Jan. 29: Wednesdays in the Wild, 1-3 p.m., Lilly Nature Center. The Mississippi Flyway: Rivers, Waterfowl and Migration”. Being on the edge of the Mississippi Flyway, Indiana in general and the Lafayette, can see a large selection of migratory waterfowl. Adam Phelps, IDNR waterfowl biologist, will speak about the patterns of migration we see. He will also discuss some of the wetland restorations, such as Goose Pond and Green/ Sullivan county restorations, affect the migration.

Upcoming:

This is the last week to work on a small grant from INPAWS, Feb. 1st is the deadline for INPAWS Small Grants Program. For details and a copy of the guidelines (link). You can also contact Jackie Luzar: smallgrants@inpaws.org.