Upcoming Meeting

We meet on the 3rd Saturday of January, April, July, and October at various locations around the state. At these quarterly meetings, we gather in an informal atmosphere to share facts, hints and tips.. Meetings typically include a pitch-in and some sort of educational talk and/or tour, and Guests are always welcome.

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IOGA Meeting
Sat. January 21, 2023
11:00 am

Cool Creek Park Nature Center
2000 E 151st Street, Carmel, IN


      1:00–12:00   – Pitch-in lunch
     12:00–1:00    – Introductions, Q&A, Business
      1:00               – Pollinators’ Best Hope:  A New Approach to Pollinator Habitat That
                               Starts in Your Yard.  A youtube presentation by Doug Tallamy.

If you arrive a bit early, you can take a hike through the woods, watch the birds from the observation room and explore the nature center’s other critters or explore the meadow in front.

Lunch: Bring a favorite dish filled with food (“home-made” and/or “organic” appreciated) to share and your plate, fork, and drink.  Kitchen facilities will be available.

Program:  Pollinators’ Best Hope:  A New Approach to Pollinator Habitat That Starts In Your Yard by Doug Tallamy, Entomologist, University of Delaware. 

Directions:  From north I-465 in Indianapolis take Exit 31 north onto US-31 N / N. Meridian St..  Take Exit 129A to E. 151st Street.  At the traffic circle take the 2nd exit (north).  Go past the playground to the Nature Center where we will be meeting.  The room it to your right. 

Everyone welcome!  Questions, or if lost, call Margaret Smith cell phone (317) 698-0526. 

Remember to car pool, if possible.

Join us and bring a friend!