Now that the weather forecast is looking positive and the days are getting longer, this is a great time to think about wildlife habitat projects. Landowners and homeowners can be overwhelmed by all the different ways they can help wildlife on their property. An easy project that is fun to build and place on your property is a nest box.
Invasive plants are species that can grow and spread aggressively, mature quickly, and invade an ecosystem causing economic and environmental damage. Come and join Lenny Farlee, sustaining hardwood extension specialist, as he conducts a demonstration for control of woodland invasive species at the Indiana Small Farm Conference March 6th.
While most of us think of spring as the bird breeding season, several species get a jump start during the winter. Bald Eagles build nests in large trees or snags near sources of food - rivers, streams and lakes during the winter season. Wildlife Extension Specialist, Brian MacGowan, shares a frequent question asked regarding what kind of activities can and can not take place around Bald Eagles.
The tax filing due date is a couple of months away, but it's not too early to start collecting information and planning for your return. Woodland owners and landowners planting trees for timber production may be able to take advantage of some parts of the tax code to reduce their bill.