The Red-tail Blog

Bee’s-eye View of Dandelions

Bee’s-eye View of Dandelions

Dandelions are easily one of the most helpful plants to many pollinators. In early spring, the flowers can go from seed to bloom in days. Fortunately for over 100 species of insects, including the humble bumblebee, that timeline aligns with the end of overwintering and hibernation. ...

Return of the Barn Swallows

Return of the Barn Swallows

May is one of my favorite months of the year. Every walk outside is an adventure with something new to discover. One returning visitor excites me more than any other I see- barn swallows...

Kalee’s Summer of Stewardship

Kalee’s Summer of Stewardship

Working with Jake and Christen at Red Tail Land Conservancy was the best way I could have spent the summer of 2019. I was able to learn more about East-Central Indiana’s natural...