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To promote the conservation, sound management, and sustainable use of Indiana's wildlife and wildlife habitat through education, advocacy, and action.

 2016 IWF Spring Conservation Conference

and 56th Annual Awards Banquet

Join fellow conservationists to discuss important wildlife and habitat issues

and to strengthen the conservation network.

Silent Auction - Free Raffle 

March 19, 2016, 9am - 2:30pm

Indiana Wildlife Federation Offices, 708 East Michigan Street, Indianapolis

  • Advanced registration is required. The cost is $25/person. Please register by March 16th, 2016.
  • Online registration: CLICK HERE - When you complete the online registration form you will have the option to pay by credit card or send us a check.

Please join us for the IWF Spring Conservation Conference to discuss issues impacting wildlife in Indiana. 

The conference will be followed by a delicious pasta buffet lunch, during which we will recognize the contributions made by outstanding conservationists in 2016. 

 The IWF Annual Meeting will be held two hours prior to the conference.  All conference attendees are welcome but you must be an IWF member to vote.


9:00 am – 11:00 am    IWF Annual Business Meeting – open to all.  **Must be an IWF member to vote**       

                 Click here to view the 2016 IWF draft bylaws 

11:00 – 11:15 Break

11:15 am – 12:00 pm Conservation Conference

  • Welcome and Introductions: Steve Cecil, IWF President
  • Asian Carp Berm and Low-head Dams:  Doug Keller, Aquatic Habitat Coordinator, Division of Fish and Wildlife, IDNR

12:00 – 12:15 pm Pasta Buffet (lunch will continue into next session)

12:15 – 1:15 pm Conservation Conference (contd.)

  • News from Sycamore Land Trust: Katrina Folsom, Communications Director, Sycamore Land Trust
  • Hoosier Hellbenders:  Nick Burgmeier,Research Biologist and Extension Wildlife Specialist, Purdue University
  • Legislative Update - TBD

1:15 – 2:30pm Conservation Awards Presentations