Green SpotsOrganization in Bloomington, Indiana
"The ecosystem services provided by nature to the Americas, for example, was valued at $24 trillion annually — equal to the entire region’s gross domestic product (GDP). Yet the scientists found that nearly two-thirds of these services were in decline."
Raptors help control agricultural pests
As planting season approaches, consider which plants offer the most benefits to pollinators and other wildlife.
Find out more about working with nature
Urban trees are valuable
Native plants are vital
If Sen. Stephanie Hansen and members of the Ecological Extinction Task Force have it their way, Delawareans will be offered incentives to buy and plant native species and businesses will face a phased-in ban on the sale of invasive plants. GREAT VIDEO! SHORT, BUT WORTH WATCHING.
Winter gardens have value for wildlife
The value of trees in cities
I just registered for this years INPAWS conference, to be held in Bloomington on October 28. Great speakers this year! Register now - space is limited, and we often have to cut off registration before the event.
Trees make people healthier!
Find out more about invasive plants and natural areas.
Plans are coming together for Sustaining Nature And Your Land Day, on June 10! All the details are at http://mc-iris.org/sustaining-nature-and-your-land-day.ht...ml. Great speakers, the fabulous Weed Lab (just try and stump us with a weed problem from your lab), and a $5 voucher towards a native plant just for visiting the MC-IRIS exhibit! Hope you can join us.