The Red-tail Blog

Summer Stewardship Internship Open

Summer Stewardship Internship Open

Summer interns help us steward the land by removing invasive species and planting native trees and shrubs, assist with trail maintenance and repair, learn best conservation practices and skills in nature interpretation....

Nature of The Season

Nature of The Season

Everyone has their own unique traditions, but there are always staples that tie every year together; family, friends, and food. But what else tells us it’s the holiday season? The nip in the air? My dad...

Red-tail Conservation Awards Presented

Red-tail Conservation Awards Presented

We gathered at Minnetrista, the original meeting place, last month to celebrate, reflect, and recognize the many people who made the work of Red-tail a reality. Red-tail’s founder and first executive director, Barry Banks, was the ....

INSIGHT: Interview with Julie Borgmann

Julie Borgmann, Executive Director of the Red-Tail Land Conservancy, discusses how land trusts can protect and preserve areas in Indiana and across the country. This interview was produced in collaboration with WIPB – Indiana Public Broadcasting at Ball State University.

Celebrating 20 Years

Celebrating 20 Years

What were you doing 20 years ago? Perhaps you were preparing for the digital demise as the calendar rolled into the new millennium? Maybe you were thinking, “I remember when Prince first sang 1999, how can it already be 1999?” ....

Fall Colors – feast for the eyes and wildlife

Fall Colors – feast for the eyes and wildlife

When you think of autumn colors, usually images of blazing yellow, orange, and red leaves come to mind. Its not just the trees that provide the colors of fall outside. While some leaves are starting to turn yellow early, look to the fields and ....

Reflections on ‘A Sand County Almanac’

Reflections on ‘A Sand County Almanac’

What has changed in the 60 years since A Sand County Almanac was published? The world’s population has grown from 2.5 billion to 7 billion. An accumulation of carbon dioxide is causing climate change, glaciers are melting, pollution is spreading....