With the fall invasives growing apace, NICHES and INPAWS have started work sessions focusing on the fall invasives.
Ft. Ouiatenon grounds are being prepared for the Feast of the Hunter’s Moon (link). Advanced sale tickets are available at the following locations: Payless Supermarkets, Regions Bank, Purdue FCU, Farmers State Bank, Lafayette Bank and Trust, all TCHA locations or online.
Oct 2: Wednesdays in the Wild, Dyeing for Fall Colors, 1-3 p.m., Brier Environmental Education Center at the Battlefield. Lynn Layden and Sally Weeks will dye some wool yarn and cotton fabrics with natural dyes. Colors will be extracted from black walnut, goldenrod and American pokeweed. Brier Center can be accessed from Prophet Street or park in the big lot near the museum and walk to the Brier Center.
Oct 2: NICHES workday. 3-5:30 p.m. Meet at Granville Sand Barrens (link).(Not to be confused with Indian Creek Basin near Granville Bridge) Let Gus Nyberg know you are coming, 765-423-1605 or via e-mail; email@example.com Dress for outdoor work, keep in mind the abundance of burrs and poison ivy in the area. NICHES (link).
Oct 3: 8 a.m. Early Bird Hike with Barny Dunning. Meet at the gravel lot at Celery Bog for this easy hike.
Oct 3: RIP Squad, INPAWS work day at Ross hills, 3-5 p.m. Bring loppers and gloves, dress for poison ivy. Meet at the parking lot by the David Ross home (link). Contact: Joan at 765-567-7023 or 765-532-3245 (cell) or Margareta 765-463-5093. If you want an e-mail reminder, let Joan know to add you to the e-mail reminder list. INPAWS (link)