They are unprotected, and they are disappearing.
You look at open, undeveloped space and
wonder, "Will it be gone before the next
generation gets to see it?"

» Why Conservation?

natural areas


Red-tail protects over 2700 acres of natural areas
and farm land in east central Indiana. Many of
these areas are open to the public offering nature
trails and wildlife viewing opportunities.

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our nature trails


The Red-tail Land Conservancy plans for
a future where the natural beauty of
east central Indiana still exists.

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for The Land


We continue to find high quality natural areas and working lands worthy of preserving for future generations.


We offer landowners numerous conservation options with which they can protect their land from future development.


We plant native trees and eradicate acres of aggressive, non-native species in order to maintain wildlife habitat in east central Indiana.

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Latest Updates

The Capacity Expansion Initiative

The Capacity Expansion Initiative

For over 16 years, Red-tail Land Conservancy has preserved, protected, and restored natural areas and farm land in east central Indiana while increasing awareness of our natural heritage. This past weekend, with more than $200,000 raised to-date, the land trust announced the public phase of a $1 million initiative that focuses on the comprehensive growth of the organization.

Welcome wildlife to your backyard habitat

Welcome wildlife to your backyard habitat

Habitats need plants that provide berries, fruit, nuts and seeds throughout the season. The birds, amphibians, and bats you attract will reward you by eating mosquitos. Nectar producing plants will attract butterflies as well as hummingbirds...

Announcing: Fall Creek Woods

Announcing: Fall Creek Woods

The new property, Fall Creek Woods, is the 13th Red-tail nature preserve. It brings the total land permanently protected by RTLC through ownership and conservation agreements to 2,625 acres.

Supported in part by:

Ball Brothers Foundation
George and Frances Ball Foundation
The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware Co., Inc.
Henry County Community Foundation