Media Coverage

Read the latest media coverage of Sycamore’s work, including new preserves and trails, environmental education, events, wildlife, partnerships, and more.

If you are a member of the media looking for information, an interview, or photos, contact Kate Hammel, Communications and Membership Director, at or 812-336-5382 ext. 101.

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Sycamore Land Trust establish new nature preserves — Seymour Tribune (June 26, 2024)

Sycamore land trust expands Beanblossom Bottoms with 2 constructed wetlands — Indiana Public Media (June 21, 2024)

2 new nature preserves established along Beanblossom Creek to expand nature preserve — Local News Digital (June 21, 2024)

Sycamore Land Trust Expands Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve — The Bloomingtonian (June 20, 2024)

61 more acres of land along Bean Blossom Creek added to Sycamore Land Trust — The Bloomington Herald-Times (June 19, 2024, read a PDF)

A Half-century Trail from Beanblossom Bottoms to the Colombian Amazon — Limestone Post (June 7, 2024)

Deep Dive: WFHB and Limestone Post Investigate “Wetlands (Part 3)” — WFHB 91.3FM Bloomington Community Radio (June 7, 2024)

Deep Dive: WFHB and Limestone Post Investigate “Wetlands (Part 2)” — WFHB 91.3FM Bloomington Community Radio (May 29, 2024)

Deep Dive: WFHB and Limestone Post Investigate “Wetlands (Part 1)” — WFHB 91.3FM Bloomington Community Radio (May 22, 2024)

What’s at Stake in the Debate Over Indiana’s Wetlands? Deep Dive: WFHB & Limestone Post Investigate Wetland Preservation — Limestone Post (May 15, 2024)

Sycamore Land Trust preserves a wetland while adding educational center in Indiana — The Bloomington Herald-Times (April 24, 2024)

Local conservation nonprofit receives grant to study two rare species — Indiana Public Media (April 18, 2024)

Sycamore Land Trust awarded research grant for endangered species — Seymour Tribune (April 16, 2024)

Sycamore Land Trust awarded a grant to study endangered species and restore acres of wetland in Monroe County — WBIW (April 15, 2024)

Beanblossom Creek Watershed Project Aims to Enhance Water Quality — The Bloomingtonian (March 4, 2024)

Eighteen Monroe County nonprofits participate in endowment matching campaign — WBIW (February 21, 2024)

A new Indiana bill will weaken protections over wetlands — NPR ‘All Things Considered’ and WFYI Indianapolis (February 20, 2024)

Wetland experts say they weren’t consulted on state bill reducing protections — WFYI Indianapolis (January 31, 2024)

MC-IRIS funds removal of invasive trees at Clear Creek Elementary as part of mission — The Bloomington Herald-Times (January 29, 2024)

Mending the Riven Planet by Scott Russell Sanders — Notre Dame Magazine (Winter 2023-24)

Eco Report — WFHB (January 5, 2024)

A Hiker’s Path: Exploring a Lake Monroe peninsula known for migratory birds and turtles — Spencer Evening World (January 2, 2024)


A Hiker’s Path: Close to home at Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve — Spencer Evening World (December 26, 2023)

A Hiker’s Path: Taking the Timberdoodle in Columbia Mine Preserve — Spencer Evening World (October 25, 2023)

How spiders, bats and black cats became the animal ambassadors of Halloween — USA Today (October 20, 2023)

Creating wetlands: Sycamore Land Trust builds 3 new areas in Monroe County — The Herald-Times (October 15, 2023, read a PDF)

Fall colors: Here are 7 places near Bloomington that aren’t Brown County State Park — The Herald-Times (October 6, 2023)

Defenders of Wildlife Launches New Website for Land Trusts to Identify Federal Resources for Habitat Conservation (September 7, 2023)

Eagle Slough Natural Area parking lot closed to prevent damage to preserve — Channel 14 News, Evansville (August 18, 2023)

Land Trust Seeking Public Comment — The Republic , Columbus, Indiana (August 1, 2023, read a PDF)

Lil BUB’s Lil Show, Episode 29: Sycamore Land Trust + Coyotes — WFHB (July 19, 2023)

DNR herpetologist team up with Sycamore Land Trust to search for endangered Kirtland’s snakes — WBIW (June 12, 2023)

Getting a head start on Arbor Day with Sycamore Land Trust — WEHT Eyewitness News, Evansville (April 27, 2023)

John James Audubon Prints Head to Auction Block — WEHT Eyewitness News, Evansville (April 7, 2023)

WBIW Talk of the Town with John Lawrence, Executive Director of Sycamore Land Trust — (March 21, 2023)

Top 5 Spring Hikes in Bloomington — Visit Bloomington (March 1, 2023)

Sycamore Land Trust restores Monroe County wetland — Indiana Public Media WTIU/WFIU (February 8, 2023)

Sycamore Land Trust restores Monroe County wetland — Indiana Public Media (February 8, 2023)

Lil BUB’s Lil Show, Episode 10: Beavers as land stewards — WFHB Bloomington (January 4, 2023)


Eco Report – December 30, 2022 “The Indiana Natural Resources Commission (NRC) has approved the dedication of Sycamore Land Trust’s Clemens Place on Clifty Creek in Greene County as a Dedicated Nature Preserve.” — WFHB Bloomington (December 30, 2022)

Lil BUB’s Lil Show, Episode 8: Bobcats + Animal welfare and land stewardship — WFHB Bloomington (December 14, 2022)

Incredible Wildlife Camera Captures Southern Indiana’s Diverse Wildlife Throughout the Year — WKDQ 99.5 Evansville, Indiana (December 11, 2022)

New nature preserve added in Greene County — WFYI Indianapolis (November 17, 2022)

NRC approves new nature preserve in Greene County — Greene County Daily World (November 17, 2022)

NRC approves new nature preserve in Greene County — Tribune-Star (November 16, 2022)

What does MCCSC plan to build at Unionville elementary? — The Herald-Times (September 14, 2022)

It’s All Happening in Bloomington, IN – Parks, Forests & Lakes in Abundance — Bloom Magazine (August/September 2022 Issue)

Hiker’s Path: Summer Offerings at Bean Blossom Bottom’s Nature Preserve — Reporter-Times (August 16, 2022)

“BioBlitz finds new inhabitants at Beanblossom preserve” — Indiana Public Media WTIU/WFIU (July 22, 2022)

What species are in Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve? Bioblitz reveals what’s out there — The Herald-Times (June 29, 2022)

Six places you can go hiking near Bloomington, Indiana, right now — The Herald-Times (June 22, 2022)

Scientists discover new and endangered species in wetlands preserve — Indiana Daily Student (June 16, 2022)

Researchers gather in southern Indiana to survey wetland biodiversity — Indiana Public Media WTIU/WFIU (June 6, 2022)

Mother Earth — The Republic, Columbus, Indiana (May 7, 2022)

Sycamore Land Trust holding tree giveaway for Arbor Day — WEHT Eyewitness News, Evansville (April 28, 2022)

Marbachs donate acres to expand ‘Touch the Earth’ — The Republic, Columbus, Indiana (Front page March 21, 2022)

Pretty? Smelly? Those white-flowered Callery pear trees are crowding out native species — The Herald-Times (March 15, 2022)

This military program aims to protect land. Millions of Indiana acres are involved. (Sycamore Land Trust is a local partner) — Indianapolis Star (February 17, 2022)


New Sycamore Land Trust calendar features children’s art — The Herald-Times (December 4, 2021, read a PDF)

Changes to Indiana’s wetland law could lead to more CO2 into the air — Indiana Public Media WTIU/WFIU (November 25, 2021)

Watching wildlife: Trail cams spot animals on Sycamore Land Trust preserves — The Herald-Times (Front page November 14, 2021, read a PDF)

Conservation Crossroads, Episode 3: Sycamore Land Trust

Keeping Invasive Plants at Bay to Prevent ‘Ecological Collapse’ — The Limestone Post (August 17, 2021)

Canyon Forest Nature Preserve: Explore the Surprises in these Fern-tastic Woods — Outdoor Indiana (July-August 2021, read a PDF)

Six great Hoosier hikes, from easy to fiendish — IndyStar (July 16, 2021)

Six great hikes you should try — Indianapolis Star (July 16, 2021)

Beanblossom Bottoms with Chris Fox and Rob McCrea — Midwestoration Podcast (June 7, 2021)

Cedars Preserve closed to public due to overuse — The Herald-Times (June 7, 2021, read a PDF)

Nurturing Nature at IU Health Bloomington — (May 4, 2021)

A Time for Trees, Sycamore’s 2021 Arbor Day Tree Giveaway — The Herald-Times (May 2, 2021, read a PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust celebrates Arbor Day with virtual hike, tree giveaway — The Herald-Times (April 29, 2021)

Indiana Lawmakers Dial Back Controversial Wetlands Bill — Indiana Public Media WFIU/WTIU (April 7, 2021)

Indiana still has forests — The Washington Times Herald (March 8, 2021)

Ribbon-cutting event for Touch the Earth Natural Area — The Republic, Columbus, Indiana (February 6, 2021, read a PDF)

Grants help fund improvements at two nature preserves — The Herald-Times (January 27, 2021, read a PDF)

Nature Walks In and Around Indiana — Alan McPherson (Purchase on Amazon)


Students learn about nutrition and nature during outdoor class — The Herald-Times (December 6, 2020, read a PDF)

Outdoor education lesson led by Sycamore Land Trust focuses on the senses — The Herald-Times (September 9, 2020) (or read a PDF)

Naturally speaking: More on bicentennial nature trusts — Washington Times Herald (September 8, 2020)

Loving the outdoors, too much — The Herald-Times (July 26, 2020, read a PDF)

Indiana hikes you should try — Indy Star (July 16, 2020)

Photo gallery: Six great Hoosier hikes, from easy to fiendish — Indy Star (July 16, 2020)

Giving words to the land: Sycamore Land Trust’s Abby Henkel — NUVO (June 26, 2020)

Interpreting the Land: Helping more people benefit from conservation — Saving Land magazine, page 18 in the PDF or on their blog (Summer 2020)

The start of summer — The Herald-Times (June 20, 2020)

Champions of Pride — The Advocate magazine and online (June 2020)

A hike at Porter West Preserve — Spencer Evening World (June 2, 2020)

Greene County land now a state-dedicated nature preserve — The Herald-Times (May 27, 2020, read a PDF)

New nature preserve features ravines, waterfalls — Dubois County Herald (May 26, 2020)

New Indiana nature preserve features ravines, waterfalls — WFYI (May 25, 2020)

New Indiana nature preserve features ravines, waterfalls — Chicago Daily Herald (May 25, 2020)

New Indiana nature preserve features ravines, waterfalls — Indiana Public Media (May 24, 2020)

New nature preserve receives state approval — Terre Haute Tribune-Star (May 23, 2020)

Indiana Natural Resources Commission approves creation of Dilcher-Turner Canyon Forest Nature Preserve — WBIW (May 22, 2020)

Keep wildlife wild — Greensburg Daily News (May 21, 2020)

Natural Resources Commission creates new nature preserve in Greene County — Bedford Times-Mail (May 21, 2020)

Uplift — NUVO (May 20, 2020)

Sycamore Land Trust closing Amy Weingartner Branigin Peninsula Preserve for now — WBIW (May 18, 2020)

Sycamore Land Trust temporarily closes nature preserve due to overuse — The Herald-Times (May 15, 2020)

A walk beneath the cedars: The Cedars Preserve — Spencer Evening World (May 13, 2020)

Earth Day at an E.A.R.T.H. school — The Herald-Times (April 25, 2020)

10 parks and trails around Bloomington to visit during quarantine — Indiana Daily Student (April 22, 2020)

Ways to enjoy nature from home — The Herald-Times (March 29, 2020)

Local author shares writing process with students — The Herald-Times (February 3, 2020, read a PDF)

Naturally speaking: Indiana’s forests provide quality experiences — Washington Times Herald (January 20, 2020)

Farming past, wild future — The Herald-Times (January 12, 2020)

Winter hiking — The Herald-Times (January 5, 2020)



Sycamore Land Trust endangered species highlight: timber rattlesnake — The Herald-Times (December 29, 2019)

Volunteer paid leave allows IU Libraries staff to help nature preserve — IU Bloomington News (December 10, 2019)

Sycamore Land Trust’s protected areas surpass 10,000 acres — The Herald-Times (December 1, 2019, read a PDF)

Reasons for thanksgiving surround us all — The Herald-Times (November 16, 2019)

Unusual firefly species found at Indiana nature preserve — Chicago Daily Herald (November 9, 2019)

News flash — unusual firefly species discovered in Monroe County nature preserve — The Herald-Times (November 4, 2019) (PDF)

Nature, other interests keep Bloomington 93-year-old busy — The Herald-Times (November 3, 2019, read a PDF)

Outdoor briefs — The Herald-Times (November 3, 2019, read a PDF)

Endowing gardens-to-be — The Herald-Times (October 12, 2019, read a PDF)

Children’s book combines poetry and environmental lessons — WISH-TV (October 11, 2019)

Double your pleasure — The Herald-Times (September 30, 2019)

Early fall at the Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve — Spencer Evening World (September 20, 2019)

Find your ‘why’ at Nature Daze — Brown County Democrat (August 20, 2019)

Sycamore Land Trust helps Stone Belt campers soar — The Herald-Times (August 11, 2019)

Parts of Beanblossom Bottoms remain closed as cleanup continues — WTIU News (July 12, 2019)

County Soil & Water holds discussion with Sen. Bray, conservation groups — Martinsville Reporter-Times (June 28, 2019)

Planning some outdoor fun? Make sure your nature spot is open — The Herald-Times (June 19, 2019, read a PDF)

A hike at Porter West Preserve — Spencer Evening World (June 5, 2019)

Beanblossom Bottoms opening with new marsh boardwalk — Indy Star (May 20, 2019)

New boardwalk for Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve — Indiana Daily Student (May 20, 2019)

News from around our 50 states — USA Today (May 20, 2019)

Beanblossom Bottoms to reopen to the public — Indy Star (May 14, 2019)

Popular Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve to reopen next weekend — The Herald-Times (May 12, 2019, read a PDF)

Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve to reopen May 18 — WTIU Public Media (May 10, 2019)

Deer photo at Touch the Earth Natural Area — The Republic, Columbus, Indiana (April 29, 2019)

Sycamore educator combines nature and storybooks — The Herald-Times (April 25, 2019, read a PDF)

Earth Day events — The Herald-Times (April 18, 2019)

Learning is sweet at Unionville’s maple Syrup Day — The Herald-Times (March 11, 2019, read a PDF)

Marketplace: Sycamore Land Trust gains national recognition — The Columbus Republic (March 10, 2019)

The dance of winter — Spencer Evening World (March 6, 2019)

More land acquired in 2018 — Washington Times Herald (March 5, 2019)

At Home in Bloomington, episode 25: Sycamore Land Trust — At Home in Bloomington podcast (March 4, 2019)

Sycamore Land Trust earns national recognition — The Herald-Times (March 2, 2019)

More than just science — Bedford Times-Mail (March 1, 2019)

Sycamore Land Trust announces new executive director — The Herald-Times (January 29, 2019)



Sycamore Land Trust conserves 500-plus more acres in 2018 — Vincennes Sun-Commercial (December 5, 2018)

Land trust conserves 500-plus more acres in 2018 — The Herald-Times (December 3, 2018) (or read it on our website)

Duke Energy Foundation issues grants — Inside Indiana Business (November 16, 2018)

Duke Energy Foundation awards 10 Indiana nonprofits more than $154,000 in environmental project grants — GuruFocus (November 15, 2018)

REEL ROCK Film Tour brings climbing to the Buskirk-Chumley Theater — Indiana Daily Student (October 31, 2018)

Conservation gets creative building Monroe County trail — Indiana Daily Student (October 21, 2018)

Sycamore Land Trust Close To Completing Beanblossom Bottoms Boardwalk Renovation — WTIU (October 19, 2018)

What can you do about climate change? Experts weigh in — WFYI (October 15, 2018)

Community Conservation: Partnering with schools — Land Trust Alliance (October 2018)

Project Showcase: A River’s Forward Progress in Indiana — American Forests blog (October 2018)

Mussels, wetlands, bats: I-69 bridge report to determine natural resources impact – Evansville Courier-Press (September 21, 2018)

Community leaders remember Steve Howard, former Chamber CEO – The Herald-Times (August 21, 2018, read a PDF)

Freitag leaving position at Sycamore Land Trust – The Herald-Times (July 20, 2018, read a PDF)

Christian Freitag: on how to be an environmental Jedi – Outdoor Indiana (June 2018)

In Trees we Trust — Let’s Plant Syca-More! – Lucky’s Market Blog (June 19, 2018)

Land trusts look to preserve nature for future generations – Kokomo Tribune (June 18, 2018)

Conservation group adds 84 acres to Indiana nature preserve – WRAL (June 10, 2018)

Conservation group adds 84 acres to Beanblossom Bottoms – WTHR (June 9, 2018)

Land trust adds more property to preserve – The Herald-Times (June 8, 2018, read a PDF)

Hiking program kicks off Sunday at at Flatwoods Park – The Herald-Times (May 11, 2018)

Parkside students partner with Rotary on service project — The Republic, Columbus, Indiana (May 6, 2018)

Hardin Ridge Recreation Area grows by 14 acres – WTHR (April 28, 2018)

Popular southern Indiana recreation area grows by 14 acres – The Herald-Times (April 28, 2018) (reprinted in the San Francisco Chronicle)

Land trust helps Hardin Ridge grow – The Herald-Times (April 26, 2018)

Nature plays big role in Unionville’s curriculum – The Herald-Times (April 22, 2018)

April lakeside idyll – The Herald-Times (April 20, 2018)

Trees planted ahead of Earth Day – Kokomo Perspective (April 20, 2018)

Patoka Fish and Wildlife Area offers something for everyone — Evansville Courier-Press (April 17, 2018)

Milkweed seed giveaway among Earth-Day themed event – The Herald-Times (April 13, 2018)

The Fight to Save our Forests and Wildlife – Bloom Magazine (April-May 2018)

Closure of trail delayed due to weather – The Herald-Times (March 30, 2018)

Planting for wildlife – The Herald-Times (March 24, 2018)

Beanblossom Bottoms trail to close for improvements – Indiana Public Media (March 19, 2018)

Beanblossom Bottoms to close for boardwalk renovations – WBIW (March 19, 2018)

Beanblossom Bottoms to close for boardwalk renovations – The Herald-Times (March 16, 2018)

Food co-op makes donation to land trust – The Herald-Times (March 16, 2018)

Porter West: Sycamore Land Trust’s “Diamond in the Rough” – Limestone Post (March 8, 2018)

Book reading focuses on nature – Corydon Democrat (February 14, 2018)

ALCOA Donates 80-Acres to Sycamore Land Trust – 14 News (January 25, 2018)

ALCOA Donates 80-Acres to Sycamore Land Trust – 44 News (January 25, 2018)

New trails open at Sycamore Land Trust preserve in Brown County – The Columbus Republic (January 3, 2018)

New trails open at 500-plus acre preserve – Brown County Democrat (January 2, 2018)



Southern Indiana land trust gift includes old-growth trees – Chicago Tribune (December 15, 2017)

Southern Indiana land trust gift includes old-growth trees – Seattle Times (December 15, 2017)

Southern Indiana land trust gift includes old-growth trees – (Raleigh, NC) (December 15, 2017)

Sycamore Land Trust donation includes old-growth trees – The Herald-Times (December 14, 2017, read a PDF)

Nature trail to enhance school, benefit community – Corydon Democrat (November 29, 2017)

Sycamore Land Trust tours Greene County – Greene County Daily World (November 28, 2017)

Grants to Preserve Local History across State – WBIW (November 27, 2017)

INPAWS Native Plant Seed Swap – The Herald-Times (November 25, 2017)

Earth Eats: Kids Sample Wild Edibles – Indiana Public Media (October 27, 2017)

Goose Pond receives an assist from Sycamore Land Trust – The Herald-Times (October 17, 2017)

Southwest Indiana birdwatching site grows to more than 9,000 acres – WTIU Indiana Newsdesk (October 13, 2017) (begins at 25:18)

SW Indiana birding site grows to more than 9,000 acres – The Seattle Times (October 10, 2017)

Land Trust helps to expand Goose Pond holdings – The Herald-Times (October 9, 2017, read a PDF)

Templeton students get down and dirty to learn about native plants – The Herald-Times (September 25, 2017) (read a PDF)

Wetland Scientists Say Beanblossom Bottoms Among Best – Indiana Public Broadcasting (September 18, 2017)

Staff expansion reflects Sycamore Land Trust’s growth – The Herald-Times (September 3, 2017, read a PDF)

Support land trust – The Herald-Times (August 13, 2017)

Community Impact grants now open – The Herald-Times (August 13, 2017)

DNR awards grant for archaeological research in Monroe County – Indiana Public Media (August 2, 2017)

Residents sound off on three remaining I-69 bridge routes – Evansville Courier & Press (August 1, 2017)

Students work with Sycamore Land Trust to build garden – Brown County Democrat (July 11, 2017)

State features some impressive nature preserves – Washington Times-Herald (June 26, 2017)

Conservation group adds land to Bloomington-area preserve – US News & World Report (June 25, 2017) (and on WFIU)

Sycamore Land Trust continues preservation of land for future – The Herald-Times (June 22, 2017, read a PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust adds 2 parcels in Beanblossom conservation area – The Herald-Times (June 21, 2017) (read a PDF)

Restoring The Restoration: Refuge Gives Wildlife Habitat New Life – Indiana Public Broadcasting (June 19, 2017) (also aired July 11 on WFIU)

Pocket wildernesses: Discover our little-known world of nature preserves – 812 Magazine (June 2017)

Lucky’s Market ‘Bags for Change’ to benefit nonprofits – The Herald-Times (May 20, 2017)

Glenwood students plant a ‘pocket of prairie’ – The Evansville Courier and Press (May 10, 2017, read a PDF)

Bobcat sighting at nature preserve like a thank-you to conservationists – The Herald-Times (April 2, 2017)

Area wildflower events are springing up – The Herald-Times (April 2, 2017)

Indiana Bicentennial Special – Profiles from Indiana Public Media (March 26, 2017)

How To Make Pine Needle Tea – Earth Eats blog (March 17, 2017)

Pine Needle Tea at Templeton Elementary – Earth Eats podcast from Indiana Public Media (March 17, 2017), story plays in final 5 minutes

Creating more conservation-minded Hoosiers – The Herald-Times (March 2, 2017)

Local Business Briefs – The Herald-Times (February 26, 2017)

Bloomingfoods’ shoppers support the market – The Herald-Times (February 15, 2017)

New favorite subject – nature! – Land Trust Alliance blog (February 7, 2017)

Letter: Private/public partnership must continue for nature – The Republic, Columbus, Indiana (February 2, 2017)

Winter hikes are time to explore outdoors, commune with nature – The Herald-Times (January 13, 2017)

Conservation Cooperation – Brown County Democrat (January 11, 2017)

Winter sowing bee at Fish Creek Preserve – The Herald-Times (January 7, 2017)

Benefits of the trust: Bicentennial Nature Trust’s $30 million helps agencies acquire thousands of acres across Indiana – The Herald-Times (January 1, 2017)



Winter Walk: Hiking, enjoying outdoors in colder season has benefits – The Herald-Times (December 18, 2016)

With Invasives, Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure – Earth Eats, Indiana Public Media (December 17, 2016)

It was a Bicentennial gift to Hoosiers: Metzler Woods – Crawfordsville Journal-Review (December 14, 2016)

New favorite subject — Nature! – Saving Land, the magazine of the Land Trust Alliance (December 2016)

Sycamore Land Trust opens new 48-acre preserve on Lake Monroe – Vincennes Sun-Commercial (December 11, 2016)

Sycamore Land Trust opens new preserve on Lake Monroe – The Reporter-Times (12/5/2016)

New preserve opens on Lake Monroe – (12/5/2016)

New nature preserve opens on shores of Lake Monroe – WFHB (12/5/2016)

Sycamore Land Trust opens new 48-acre preserve on Lake Monroe – Vincennes Sun-Commercial (12/6/2016)

Our Opinion: Peninsula preserve land trust’s gift to future generations of Hoosiers – The Herald-Times (12/6/16)

Sycamore Land Trust opens new preserve on Lake Monroe – The Herald-Times (12/5/2016)

Holiday season kicks off with run of retail, philanthropy days – The Herald-Times (11/25/2016)

How the Blue Jay plants an oak forest ecosystem – The Herald-Times (11/19/2016)

Club news for the week of Nov 9 – Brown County Democrat (11/9/2016)

Downey Hill, a Brown County Gem in Peak Season by Air (video) – Limestone Post (11/7/2016)

Off the Beaten Path: 4 New Brown County Hikes – Indianapolis Monthly (October 2016)

Environmental education program will come to school districts around Indiana this fall – Indiana Daily Student (9/14/2016)

100 Reasons to Love Bloomington – Bloom Magazine (August/September 2016)

Registration open for September 5K run – Herald-Times (8/27/2016)

EcoFeature: Abby Perfetti discusses the Sycamore Land Trust’s work preserving land in south central Indiana – WFHB (8/12/2016)

You’ve got to see these: Hidden gems in Bartholomew County – The Republic, Columbus, Indiana (7/14/2016)

Our Opinion: Sycamore Land Trust working for Hoosiers – Herald-Times (7/14/2016)

Three families sell land that adds 60 acres to nature preserve – Herald-Times (7/13/2016)

Project supports conservation and environmental education – Herald-Times (7/13/2016)

Local business brief: Perfetti named communications director – Herald-Times (7/8/2016)

Sycamore Land Trust Hires Communications Director – Inside Indiana Business (7/1/2016)

Fourth annual Bug Fest is place for all ages to learn more, have fun – Herald-Times (6/23/2016)

Partnering for cold brew and conservation – Herald-Times (6/22/2016, PDF)

Birth of a trail – Herald-Times (5/1/2016)

Still young Patoka River wildlife refuge comes into its own – Herald-Times (3/15/2016, PDF)

Students get a sweet taste of nature – Herald-Times (3/7/2016, PDF)

Patoka River wildlife refuge comes into its own or PDF – Evansville Courier & Press (3/5/2016)

DNR land programs rev up for bicentennial – Outdoor Indiana Magazine (March/April 2016, PDF)

200 years, 200 miles: hiking challenge celebrates bicentennial – Herald-Times (2/21/2016, PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust hosts nature walk in silence – Indiana Daily Student (2/7/2016)

An education partnership: Helmsburg, Sycamore Land Trust – Brown County Democrat (1/6/2016, PDF)



Man trekking through state to raise awareness of land conservation – Brown County Democrat (12/9/2015)

Follow as adventurer Michael Waterford hikes all Indiana’s land trust territories – Bloom Magazine (12/1/2015)

Young adults gather to appreciate nature with Sycamore Branches group – Indiana Daily Student (11/20/2015)

Outdoor experiences central to Sycamore, IU partnership – Indiana Daily Student (10/21/2015

Sycamore Land Trust purchases 339 acres in Monroe County – Indiana Daily Student (10/11/2015)

Group buys 339 acres near Bloomington for nature preserve – WFYI (10/7/2015)

Sycamore Land Trust purchase an important investment for Hoosiers – Herald-Times Opinion (10/7/2015, PDF)

Land trust adds 339 acres along Beanblossom Creek – Herald-Times (10/7/2015, PDF)

Cycling for Sycamore: Team hitting the road on fundraising ride to help land trust – Herald-Times (9/12/2015, PDF)

Upland Brewing Company music festival promotes local vibes – Indiana Daily Student (9/7/2015)

Land projects added in conjunction with bicentennial – Washington Times Herald (7/14/2015)

Southern Indiana offers many trail options – Herald-Times (6/29/2015, PDF)

EcoReport: Beanblossom Creek Bicentennial Conservation Area – WFHB (6/25/2015), start at min 13:44

County gets new, public nature preserve – Brown County Democrat (6/25/2015)

Land trust acquires 46 Brown Co. acres – Herald-Times (6/24/2015, PDF)

Stafford family donates to Sycamore Land Trust – WFHB (6/24/2015)

The second chapter for Cedar Crest, a home in harmony with nature – Herald-Times (6/20/2015, PDF)

Newsbreak – WTIU (6/3/2015), start at min 0:59

New nature preserves protected near Bloomington – Indiana Daily Student (6/3/2015)

Land trust adds 31 acres north of Bloomington – WFIU (6/3/2015)

Preserving lands a laudable goal – Herald-Times (5/31/2015, PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust guiding effort to assemble land for Beanblossom Creek conservation area – Herald-Times (5/30/2015, PDF)

Sycamore awards conservation volunteers – Herald-Times (5/23/2015, PDF)

Daffodil lovers nurture Libby Frey’s living legacy – Herald-Times (5/2/2015, PDF)

Ansel Adams film screening and discussion to honor 25th anniversary of Sycamore Land Trust – Art at IU (2/27/2015)

Wildlife photographer joins Sycamore Land Trust, will document preserves – Herald-Times (2/1/2015, PDF)

Area photographer joins preservation board – Evansville Courier & Press (1/31/2015)

Cardinal Spirits two weeks away from tasting room debut – Herald-Times (1/30/2015, PDF)

Saving for the future – Herald-Times (1/25/2015, PDF)

IU Museum marks 25th birthday of land trust with Ansel Adams show – Herald-Times (1/19/2015, PDF)

Unveiling a new semester at the IU Art Museum – Indiana Daily Student (1/13/15)

Climate Controlled: Team Sycamore back from success at Climate Ride Midwest – INstride Magazine (January 2015, PDF)



Indian Hill Trail ready for hikers – Princeton Daily Clarion (10/19/2014)

Phantom of the Patoka (Online or PDF) – 812 Magazine (Summer/Fall 2014)

Climate Riders: B-Town team hits the road to raise funds and awareness – INstride Magazine (September 2014, PDF)

Gift expands Maurer-linked conservation program to McKinney students – Indiana Lawyer (8/27/2014)

Trail ceremony to honor nine years of work by Edgewood students – Herald-Times (5/30/2014, PDF)

Childs students clearing path to Eco School status – Herald-Times (4/21/2014, PDF)

Monies secured for Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge expansion – Indiana Economic Digest (4/9/2014)

Singer Carrie Newcomer releases album, book (concert for Sycamore Land Trust) – Herald-Times (4/4/2014, PDF)

As Long as Grass Grows: A guide to preserving your property – AcreageLife (April 2014, PDF)

Environmental license plates help protect, preserve Indiana land – Herald-Times (3/16/2014, PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust adds land, gets state designation – Herald-Times (2/16/2014, PDF)

Former papermaker takes on new role – Herald-Times (2/7/2014, PDF)

Community News: Sycamore Land Trust recognized for project – Herald-Times (2/3/2014, PDF)

Families enjoy recent winter wonderland hike – Herald-Times (2/2/2014, PDF)



“Sycamore Land Trust was the Saving Grace” – Tri-State Outdoor News (December 2013, PDF)

Columbia Mine Preserve Opens – Princeton Daily Clarion (11/17/2013, PDF)

Columbia Mine Preserve – WTVW 7 (11/16/2013)

Columbia Mine Preserve Now Set for Saturday Opening with Hikes, More – 14 News (11/14/2013)

Columbia Mine Preserve Grand Opening Saturday – Princeton Daily Clarion (11/13/2013, PDF)

There’s Great Hiking in the Fall – Herald-Times (11/10/2013, PDF)

Youth Events Through Sycamore Land Trust Help Kids Get Outdoors – Herald-Times (11/3/2013, PDF)

Outside Classes Help Etch Nature in Children’s Minds – Herald-Times (10/6/2013, PDF)

Students Help Restore Chestnut Trees – Bedford Times-Mail (8/11/2013, PDF)

Explore Indiana: Sycamore Land Trust – Indiana Living Green (May 2013)

Students Help Restore a Once-Proud Indiana Tree – Herald-Times (4/28/2013, PDF)

Frogs, Rails, and Eagles Oh My! – Adventure Indiana (Spring 2013, p. 10-11)

In Quest for Eagle Badge, Scout Hopes to Lure Big Birds to Namesake Slough – Evansville Courier and Press (4/23/2013, PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust Acquires 600 More Acres in Brown County – WTIU (3/14/2013)

Hatfield Fitness Trail Project Taking Shape – Bedford Times-Mail (3/2/2013, PDF)

Preserving, Protecting (The Laura Hare Nature Preserve at Downey Hill) – Herald-Times (3/1/2013, PDF)

Partnership Adds Land to Indiana Refuge (Spring 2013, PDF)



Survey Reveals Indiana Bat Summer Roost at Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve (10/21/2012, PDF)

Crucial Purchase Adds More than 1,000 Acres to Patoka Wildlife Refuge (10/1/2012, PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust Acquisitions Good for Hoosiers (9/30/2012, PDF)

Large Tracts Near State Park, River Acquired by Sycamore Land Trust (9/28/2012, PDF)

Land Acquisition Adds Over 1,000 Acres to Patoka National Wildlife Refuge (9/28/2012, PDF)

Conservation is Worthwhile Reason for Sycamore Land Trust (8/26/2012, PDF)

EcoLogic Planning Native Plant Nursery on West Side (8/17/2012, PDF)

Laura Hare Nature Preserve Approved by State Panel (7/20/2012, PDF)

Natural Area Near Ellis Park Transferred to Land Trust (7/7/2012, PDF)

Staff Promotions at Sycamore Land Trust (6/15/2012, PDF)

Nature is the Perfect Outdoor School Lab (6/3/2012, PDF)



Sycamore Land Trust Protects Another 2300 Acres in 2011 (12/30/2011, PDF)

Outdoor Classrooms Benefit Student Learning (11/20/2011, PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust Hopes to Enlarge Trevlac Bluffs Preserve (11/4/2011, PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust Increases Holdings (10/7/2011, PDF)

Outdoor Investment Pays Big Dividends (9/4/2011, PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust Dedicating Beanblossom Bottoms Trail (7/15/2011, PDF)

Owning Land Carries Heavy Responsibilities (6/24/2011, PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust Hires Two New Directors to Gear Up for its Strategic Plan (6/16/2011, PDF)

Nonprofits Getting Information Technology Help from IU Clinic (4/11/2011, PDF)

Land Trust to Protect 170 Acres Near Freedom (2/24/2011, PDF)



Land Trust Helps School Win Award (12/28/2010, PDF)

Being Outside is Good for Your Child’s Health (12/3/2010, PDF)

Ostrom to Address Local Climate Change Forum (12/1/2010, PDF)

Helen Caldwell Refused Passive Approach to Life (11/24/2010, PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust Buys 43 Acres in Lawrence County (7/26/2010, PDF)

Conservation Education Develops Young Minds (7/2/2010, PDF)

Duke Energy Grant Funds Land Trust Preserve (4/9/2010, PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust Works with High School and College Students to Create Special Trail Near Lake Lemon (4/4/2010, PDF)

Land Trust Launches Hiking Club for Kids (3/13/2010, PDF)

Protecting Wild Areas in Indiana Takes All of Us (2/26/2010, PDF)

Sycamore Land Trust – 20 Years and Growing (2/19/2010, PDF)