Environmental Stewardship
A Salamander Tale Exhibit
A new educational exhibit aimed for kindergartners to fifth graders called "A Salamander Tale" is ready to be shipped around the country and spread amphibian awareness. Play the video game "Hellbender Havoc" which provides a fun and unique way to learn about hellbenders.
River scene
This day-long workshop focuses on applying the No Adverse Impact approach in Northwest Indiana with emphasis on green infrastructure and regionally-relevant legal issues practitioners face such as: liability, takings, and the Public Trust Doctrine. Other items of discussion include: watershed planning and community outreach using interactive mapping exercises.
Raccoon
This is the time of year that many homeowners start their annual battle with nuisance wildlife. Did you know to capture a rabbit you need a permit? Brian MacGowan, Extension Wildlife Specialist, shares what options you have and resources to aid.
Trees in forest
Tree disease and insect outbreaks are a lot like fires and floods - they make the news headlines and can lead to some anxiety on the part of landowners. There are times when we should consider harvesting trees before they are destroyed by a pest and other times it is not necessary. Seek an expert before harvesting your trees.