I Brake for Turtles

I Brake for Turtles

Indiana has 18 native species and subspecies of turtles. Most spend their time in the shallow waters along rivers and ponds. One stands out among them, the Eastern Box Turtle. It is terrestrial, one of the few that lives mainly on land. Found from southern Maine to Georgia, its numbers are in decline in the Midwest....

2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

Since our inception in 1999, Red-tail has been working to preserve and protect places that people in east-central Indiana need and love. Started by a group of concerned community members, the Red-tail family has grown exponentially over the years. The number of permanently protected natural areas and farm-land has also grown.  

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

We need your help to carry out this mission of preserving land forever. Hands-on outdoor work to restore natural habitat feels good, and it is fun to meet people who share an interest in conservation. Working with our professional staff, you will learn about nature and enjoy our preserved lands that may not be accessible to the public...

Regarding Barry’s Bash

Regarding Barry’s Bash

An overwhelming crowd packed Elm Street Brewing Wednesday, April 18, to show gratitude for Barry’s leadership, dedication, and tireless efforts to protect natural areas in...

Spring Concert in the Woods

Spring Concert in the Woods

They survive the winter by pumping a sugar-like antifreeze substance into their cells. Over 70% of their body will freeze solid during the frigid months. They thaw out when temperatures start to rise above 40 degrees and can be calling for a mate within 24 hours. Chorus frogs burrow deep beneath...