Posts by DarynL

Lesson 1 Nutrient Recycling Within Ecosystems

Lesson No. 1 Nutrient Recycling within Ecosystems (Odyssey) Target Audiences – Environmental Science, Biology, and Ecology Objectives: The purpose of this lesson is to help students understand how nutrients, such as carbon and nitrogen, are recycled in nature. Exchanges between and within the biotic and abiotic components of ecosystems allow elements of the earth to…

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Lesson 2 The Importance of Wetlands to Migratory Birds

Lesson No. 2 The Importance of Wetlands to Migratory Birds (Back from the Argentine) Target Audience: Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology students Objectives: This lesson addresses several objectives. 1) Students will be made aware of the importance of the Goose Pond FWA (Greene Co., Indiana) as a resting/feeding/staging area for migratory birds. 2) Students will come…

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LEAST TERN CONSERVATION DONTATION BY FRIENDS OF GOOSE POND

The FRIENDS OF GOOSE POND BOARD recently voted to commission and pay for 30 new tern decoys. The decoys will assist the DFW Nongame Bird Biologists and their nesting island project for Federally Endangered Interior LEAST TERNS in Goose Pond FWA Main Pool West. Photos: a recently hatched Least Tern chick on the island, July…

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Goose Pond Bioblitz

Goose Pond Bioblitz These were some documentary shots taken of Goose Pond’s second Bioblitz on 6/18/16. Thank you Dave Fox for the wonderful photos. Thanks to everyone for their hard work.

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Family Frog Gigging Event June 17, 2016

10th ANNUAL GOOSE POND FWA FAMILY FROG GIGGING EVENT JUNE 17, 2016 The popular annual Goose Pond FWA family frog gigging event will take place this year on Friday evening June 17, 2016. Advance pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Newcomers and adults and youth who have not done this event before are especially welcome.…

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Wabash River Conservation Area Has A New Website

The new official DNR web site for the WABASH RIVER CONSERVATION AREA http://www.in.gov/dnr/healthyriver/7641.htm Check it out. Very extensive. Has Maps. A Video. All the usual categories of a DFW property web site. We will have to see what managing part of it from the distance of Goose Pond FWA really means in practice. This is…

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