Land Conservation

FULFILLING OUR MISSION

Red-tail Land Conservancy preserves, protects, and restores natural areas and farm land in east central Indiana while increasing awareness of our natural heritage.

Red-tail Land Conservancy cares about and works to preserve our natural heritage. Red-tail Land Conservancy plans for a future where the natural beauty and working lands of east central Indiana still exists. Red-tail Land Conservancy does not oppose development; we strive to provide a balance between land conservation and healthy community growth.

From the Directors Den…

Announcing: Valena Woods

Red-tail Land Conservancy is pleased to announce the purchase of 46 acres along White River just west of Yorktown, Indiana, to be named Valena Woods. This riparian woodlands is the fourteenth nature preserve owned by Red-tail. Also, we have recorded nineteen conservation easements, for a total of...

Mussel on the Mississinewa River

What may look like two minnows swimming, are actually membranes of a fresh water mussel that is mimicking minnows to lure predator fish (small mouth bass, rock bass) close in. When they are close enough to the mussel, she senses their presence and sprays her larvae at the fish. Some of the larvae...