Hosted by Purdue Agriculture, Boiler Bridge is a statewide series of free, open-to-the-public events that help college-curious youth and parents learn more about all fields of study at Purdue University and showcase local Purdue Extension programs.
Check houseplant leaves for brown, dry edges, which indicates too little relative humidity in the house. Increase humidity by running a humidifier, grouping plants or using pebble trays.
Many houseplants thrive during the long, bright summer days, especially when properly moved outdoors. But these plants may have some trouble adjusting back to indoor conditions when colder weather strikes.
When acorns are plentiful, it can alter the movements and patterns of game species and when acorns are absent wildlife must rely on alternative food sources to meet their nutritional needs during the fall, winter, and early spring. Knowing the importance of acorns to many wildlife species, it is beneficial to identify which trees are the most reliable and best producing in the woods.
For residents not working in the tree industry, chain saw accidents are regular and deadly according to statistics collected monthly by the Tree Care Industry Association. Those who find rewards in cutting trees or firewood on their own land can protect themselves by understanding best practices for safety,
The Spring/Summer 2016 issue gives a great look into the current happenings of the Hardwood Ecosystem Experiment. Among these is the introduction of the brand new HEE website, student highlights, new publications, the organization's outreach and wildlife photos of the 2016 field season.
Crops and gizzards! To some of you, those words might sound like the title of a new fantasy role-playing tabletop game. Remember when Dungeons & Dragons came out in 1974? As far as I know, "crops and gizzards" is not the name of a computer game. A few folks might link the words to the anatomy of a chicken or some other bird. In fact, the words are names of organs in the alimentary system of a bird.