Water
A mosaic of freshwater mussels from the Tippecanoe River. (Indiana Department of Natural Resources/B
A new Purdue University Extension website explains how the public can help protect the rich diversity of mussel species of Indiana's Tippecanoe River.
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.
Help the Hellbender
Rescue efforts are in full force to save the hellbenders as Purdue partners with three Indiana zoos. The North America's largest salamander is in decline nationally and is most vulnerable to predators when young. Dr. Rod Williams, associate professor of wildlife science, is leading this crucial research to raise and release hellbenders back to their habitat.