Upcoming Earth Day (extended!) Activities

Earth Day 2014 Little River Wetlands Project (LRWP) will once again host Earth Day at Eagle Marsh. Events include educational stations, conservation presentations, table displays from local conservation and environmental groups, a farmer’s market, and more. Come join the fun Sunday April 27! Fort Wayne: Bird Town While at Eagle Marsh keep an eye out […]

Committing to Live a Sustainable Life

Next week, Dr. Bruce Kingsbury will participate in a panel titled “Earth Care”, hosted by the First Presbyterian Church in Fort Wayne. His segment will focus on ways to live with sustainability in mind. Mark your calendars, the event is Thursday April 9 5:30-6:30 p.m. More information, including location can be found here: http://firstpres-fw.org/events/ 

Harsh winter affects aquatic birds

Persistent cold temperatures this winter led to record ice covers of the Great Lakes. Normally, the lakes have enough exposed water to allow piscivorous (fish-eating) waterfowl to access minnows as a food source, enabling them to survive winters. However, this year there was a spike in bird mortalities because of frigid temperatures and ice cover […]

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Supports ERC projects

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is providing support for several projects associated with the ERC.  Drs. Bruce Kingsbury and Mark Jordan, both faculty members in the IPFW Biology Department, and their graduate students, will benefit from the grants. The projects and the persons working on them: “Conservation Genetics of the Blanding’s Turtle, Emys blandingii, Using Whole-genome […]


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