About Friends of Wildlife at Lake Santee
Our aim is to encourage the Lake Santee community to appreciate and protect our natural setting.
We meet the first Wednesday of the month (except January) at 12:00pm at Dockside Bar & Grill and 1:00pm in the Community Room. There are no dues or officers. Everyone is welcome.
Our projects: improvements at the Nature Habitat including tree labels and boardwalks, support of UTOPIA Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, raise Osprey nesting platforms, provide activities for community participation, maintain Abba (Memory) Garden, promote certified backyard habitats for the Indiana/National Wildlife Federation.
January – Marsha Lay Winter Bird Count at Lake Santee
February – plan for the year
March – Nature Habitat cleanup
April – Wildflower Walk at the Nature Habitat
May – plant exchange
June – cookout at Jackson’s Nursery Patio Garden
July – 4th celebration fund raiser
August – donate to the Women’s Club Auction
September – donation and road trip to UTOPIA
October – guest speaker
November – plan for Christmas for the Birds
December – Christmas for the Birds
We also have field trips, workshops, luncheons, and other miscellaneous activities.
Information: Call Charm Seright at (812) 663-5465. For injured wildlife rescue call Larry & Nanette Howard at (812) 663-2548. To receive updates (bird alert) and share wildlife experiences email Charm at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read the Monthly article in the Smoke Signals. Field guides to birds, wildflowers, trees, shrubs, and butterflies are available to borrow.