The Red-tail Blog

‘Tis the Season to Celebrate Bats!

‘Tis the Season to Celebrate Bats!

Ghoulish decorations may be the symbol of the season, but it’s the bat who should be the headliner for this holiday. Without bats, chocolate candy, pumpkins, and apple cider would be in short supply...

Clouds Reflect the Weather and Our Imagination

Clouds Reflect the Weather and Our Imagination

Clouds are an ever-present source of interest and entertainment. Not only do they inspire songs, stories, paintings, and pictures; they also help us predict weather patterns and plan for outdoor activities. So, what exactly is a cloud?...

How to plant a prairie

How to plant a prairie

Prairies have long since been a symbol of the Midwest and even part of Indiana's natural heritage. Restoring these grassland habitats takes a lot of work, but is well worth the reward...