Landowner Conservation Programs in October

WildlifeFind $$ to Enhance Wildlife Habitat on Your Land
Two FREE Workshops and Dinner near You!

Attend one or both workshops to learn more about programs to create and maintain wildlife habitat and the financial incentives available.

Thursday, October 25, 4:30-7:30pm CST
LaPorte County SWCD Office
2857 West State Road 2, Suite B LaPorte, IN 46350

Tuesday, October 30, 4:30-7:30pm CST
Porter County Conservation Club
320 N 150 W Valparaiso, IN 46385

These are FREE WORKSHOPS but PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED RSVP by email: or phone: (800) 347-3445

Please join us for one or both workshops. Conservation and wildlife professionals will discuss the cost-share programs available to assist private landowners to enhance wildlife habitat, improve water quality, and combat invasive species on their lands.

  • Importance of Private Landowner in Protecting Indiana Wildlife and Wildlife Habitat- Indiana Wildlife Federation
  • Planning, Funding, and Implementation of Federal NRCS Programs- Natural Resources Conservation Service District Conservationist
  • State Land Protection Programs- Indiana Department of Natural Resources-Private Lands Wildlife Biologist
  • “Partners for Fish and Wildlife” Program- US Fish and Wildlife Service Private Lands Biologist
  • Invasive Plant Species Identification and Control- Indiana Department of Natural Resources Forester
  • Panel Discussion: Managing Restored Wetlands and Prairies for Wildlife

The October 25th LaPorte County workshop will feature a walking tour of the Community Conservation Walk which includes a rain garden, prairie plants, rain barrels, and pollinators outdoor demonstration plots. The October 30th Porter County workshop will include more in-depth coverage of the identification and control of invasive plant species and management of restored wetlands and prairies.