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Remembering Why We’re Fighting

Remembering Why We’re Fighting

By Alexis Wynn - Student Conservation Intern, Summer 2023Alexis watering Hill’s thistle  ©Gus NybergIn front of me, thousands of invasive sweet clovers cover the land like shadows, hiding the ground beneath their leaves. Being out in the prairie sun for hours pulling...

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JNF Received Matching Fund Grant Totaling $550,000

JNF Received Matching Fund Grant Totaling $550,000

Brienne Hooker–Jasper Newton Foundationbhooker@jasperfdn.org219-866-5899 For Immediate Release: Jasper Newton Foundation Inc. (JNF) has received a matching fund grant totaling $550,000 through the eighth phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s initiative, Giving Indiana Funds...

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Making Memories

Making Memories

By Madelyn Arrenholz - Student Conservation Intern, Summer 2023Myself and Robert Brinkman (Assistant Property Manager at LaSalle FWA) preparing to launch the canoe to go take out beaver dams. Photo Credits: Jayme McLeanThroughout these past two months, I have been a...

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A Summer of Firsts

A Summer of Firsts

By Shay Seibring - Student Conservation Intern, Summer 2023First time wearing waders and muck boots! Spraying purple loosestrife - an invasive plant. (Photo credit – Katelyn Bava)There are experiences that normal people will just never have. Landing on the moon,...

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Loving Where They Live: 1 of 3

Loving Where They Live: 1 of 3

We have heard and shared stories from so many of you about volunteers in our community or directly from numerous inspiring volunteers across our counties. Thank you so much for sharing your stories! This is the first of three blog posts celebrating all of the...

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The Essence of “Driving Home”

The Essence of “Driving Home”

A sense of connection and belonging help people feel like a vital part of the place they live, work, and call home. A stronger community means a more efficient and flourishing livelihood for everybody within it. Jasper Newton Foundation recognizes the vitality of...

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