Photo of Girls, Inc. girls at Blossom Hollow, by Mary Ellen Lennon

Many Hikes and Miles: Educator Grateful for CILTI Places and Programs

We thank Marion University professor Mary Ellen Lennon for this guest post.

As an educator, I have enjoyed the use of Central Indiana Land Trust resources and properties for student programming. I could not be more pleased to speak of the organization’s mission to students. And as a budding naturalist raising two young conservation ecologists, I eagerly scan my email in search of the next invitation to a public hike or talk sponsored by the land trust. Continue reading

Mary Ellen Lennon

Guest Blogger

Mary Ellen Lennon is assistant professor of history at Marion University.
Controlled burn

Controlled burn to assist habitat restoration at Fishers’ Krauss Nature Preserve

The Central Indiana Land Trust (CILTI) will conduct a controlled burn on approximately 28 acres of the Nonie Werbe Krauss Nature Preserve on Dec. 6, weather permitting. The preserve is located at the southwest corner of 116th Street and Eller Road in Fishers. Continue reading

Jen Schmits Thomas

Media Relations

An award-winning communicator and recognized leader in Central Indiana’s public relations community, Jen helps us tell our story in the media. She is the founder of JTPR, which she and her husband John Thomas own together.
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Hamilton County spot renamed Eleanor “Nonie” Krauss Nature Preserve

Dec. 17, 2015

Hamilton County spot renamed Eleanor “Nonie” Krauss Nature Preserve
To mark its 25th anniversary, the Central Indiana Land Trust has renamed a nature preserve in Hamilton County in memory of a woman who was instrumental in the organization’s growth and development. The preserve located on the southwest corner of 116th Street and Eller Road in Fishers will now be known as the Eleanor “Nonie” Krauss Nature Preserve. Continue reading

Shawndra Miller

Communications Specialist

Shawndra is in charge of sharing our story and connecting you to our work. Through our print and online materials, she hopes to inspire your participation in protecting special places for future generations.