SITE DESCRIPTION Photo of Summer Tanager courtesy of John Valesquez. An example of the birds seen in Lincoln State Park. Lincoln State Park is composed primarily of mesic upland and bottomland forest dominated by eastern hardwoods–consisting of various oaks, hickories, maples, tulip, walnut, sycamore, elms and others–to create a deciduous setting, while White Pine, Eastern Red Cedar, and other pines Read more...
SITE DESCRIPTION Photo of a Northern Harrier courtesy of Ryan Sanderson, Indianapolis, Indiana. (Representative of birds seen in this location) The Sugar Ridge Fish & Wildlife Area office manages the Blue Grass Fish & Wildlife area. It is operating under reduced office hours. Call (812) 789-2724 before specifics. The Ayrshire Mine property is a reclaimed coal mine of 6000 acres Read more...
SITE DESCRIPTION Serving as the county fairgrounds, Dubois County Park is comprised primarily of woodlands, old field habitat, short mown grass, and two small lakes. The higher elevations support a woodland of fairly mature oak, hickory, maple, sassafras, sweet gum, ash, sycamore, beech, and tulip poplar–some trees standing at least 60 feet tall. These trees are fairly scattered, with a Read more...
SITE DESCRIPTION Photo of a Chipping Sparrow taken by Mark Welter. Pike State Forest consists of 2,939 acres of mainly deciduous mature woodlands. This state forest is a popular horseback riding area, for which there is a separate campground. Mississippi Kites nest at Pike State Forest and probably do so near the Horseman’s Campground , since young birds are often Read more...
SITE DESCRIPTION Photo of a Northern Parula taken by John Valesquez. Bordered on the west by the Wabash River, Ouabache Trails Park is a 254-acre county park comprised mainly of wooded, rolling hills. With a low elevation of 416 feet and a high elevation of 528 feet, the park contains an interesting juxtaposition of steeply rolling hills and low open Read more...
SITE DESCRIPTION Photo of two Great Blue Herons courtesy of Beth Dixon (example of a bird that might be seen at this state forest) Ferdinand State Forest is primarily located on upland sites dominated by central hardwood forest, consisting of various oaks, hickories, maples, tulip, poplar, ash, sassafras, black gum, and others. Also found throughout the forest are cypress and Read more...
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