Sports and Outdoors

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Mountain bike trails, nesting birds public meeting, May 5, at Fort Harrison

Indiana DNR Release:

The findings of a study conducted at Fort Harrison State Park by Purdue researchers regarding the potential impact of proposed mountain bike trails in the Lawrence Creek Trail area on nesting bird species will be presented in a public meeting on Wednesday, May 5.

The meeting, hosted by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, will be held in the Theodore Room at Fort Harrison State Park Inn at 5830 N. Post Rd. in Indianapolis.

Staff from Purdue’s Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, and Department of Biological Sciences will present the study results beginning at 6:30 p.m., and will respond to questions from the public after the presentation. DNR staff also will be there. The meeting will conclude at 8 p.m.

Final decision on trail placement has not been decided. Input from this meeting will be included in the DNR’s consideration of the subject.

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