Equipment and Facilities


  • Field lab
  • Kent Farm Banding Station
  • Willard Pavilion

Field lab equipment

  • UITS-based technology classroom
  • 80" monitor in classroom
  • Conference room
  • Computer lab available with ESRI Arc GIS licensing 
  • Three "wet" laboratories
  • Whiteboards
  • Multiple dissecting and 100x scopes 
  • Small library of plant and animal ID books 
  • Topographic maps for various counties in Indiana  
  • Educational materials for Project WILD, WET, Aquatic, and Learning Tree Activities
  • Hoosier Riverwatch kit  
  • Plant dryer  
  • Multiple specimen fridges and freezers  
  • Temporary storage cabinets and cages 

Current Research Resources

  • 23 deer exclosures spread across three properties (Monroe and Brown County)  
  • Two long-term, land-based weather stations and one long-term lake station on University Lake
  • Permanent & temporary v-notch weirs and one permanent square notch weir monitoring various points around the Griffy Woods property 
  • Hoosier Riverwatch stream data  
  • 40+ bird boxes on Bayles and Griffy Woods property  
  • Bat boxes 
  • Historical research archive  
  • Variety of GIS data 

Field Research Equipment

  • F-250 4x4 pick-up 77”x12’ utility trailer
  • Yamaha Rhino UTV
  • Golf carts
  • Row boats & canoes
  • Meter tapes & measuring wheels 
  • Various power and hand tools
  • Various sizes of liquid tanks from 10 gallons up to several thousand 
  • Several backpack sprayers  
  • Various aluminum and wire animal traps 
  • Wide variety of recycled hardware and materials from previous projects