Yearly Archives: 2021

Evergreen Annual Meeting August 12th

EVERGREEN CONSERVANCY ANNUAL MEETING The Evergreen Conservancy board has scheduled its annual meeting of members and friends on Thursday August 12th at 6:30pm at the Tanoma Environmental Center. The center is located at the intersection of Tanoma and Rayne Church Roads. Look for signs pointing to the center on routes 119N and 286 E. The […]

Riparian Buffer Zone Signs

Evergreen Conservancy received an Indiana Rotary Grant to purchase signs that will inform the public  about Riparian Buffer Zones (RBZ). One large sign (pictured) and three smaller signs were dispersed where RBZs have been planted to increase nearby stream quality by planting trees and shrubs. These signs can be found at the Benfranklin Elementary School, […]

Work day at Tanoma

We had a work day at Tanoma on Wednesday to do some spring maintenance and put up our story walk that the Indiana Free Library laminates every year for us. This year the book is “My Happy Year by E. Bluebird (Paul Meisel) Thanks goes out to the Library staff for the book and thanks […]

Helping the Monarchs!

Each fall, hundreds of millions of monarch butterflies migrate from the United States and Canada to mountains in central Mexico where they wait out the winter until conditions favor a return flight in the spring. The monarch migration is truly one of the world’s greatest natural wonders yet it is threatened by habitat loss at […]

Bags to Benches

So far, we have collected over 2,000 lbs of plastic! The 2nd bench, sponsored by League of Women Voters in Indiana County, was donated to the Indiana County Conservation District. We are waiting to donate the 3rd bench and are continuing the 4th round, sponsored by the League of Women Voters again. Keep donating your […]

Tanoma Dye Test

On April 19th a dye test was performed to troubleshoot the Tanoma Treatment System by representatives of the DEP Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation and Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. This process will enable us to determine the rate of flow through the system to make sure it is performing properly and apply […]