The Central Indiana Land Trust says it has raised $2.2 million of the $2.7 million it needs to establish White River Bluffs and preserve 12.2 wooded acres along the White River in Indianapolis.
Club directors chose to sell 12.5 acres to the Central Indiana Land Trust after considering an offer from a local developer who wanted to build homes on the property.
A $200,000 gift from the Dr. Laura Hare Charitable Trust will help the Central Indiana Land Trust acquire 109 forested acres in southwest Johnson County.
A 16-acre wood nestled against the White River and surrounded by the Keystone at the Crossing shopping center will become
a public nature preserve.