Community
What's Going On in the U.S. Economy? August 2015 Capital Comments column
Students are back on campus at Purdue University, and it's back to the classroom for me, too. So I need to get my head together about what's happening in the U.S. economy.
Community street scene
A team of Purdue University community and regional development professionals will play a key role in advancing the efforts of two groups of Indiana counties that are working to develop regional approaches to growing businesses and creating jobs.
Tree pruning
Pruning has been called "one of the best, worst maintenance practices" performed on trees. In this publication, Urban Forestry Specialist Lindsey Purcell explores the techniques behind good pruning, from the planning process before planting to monitoring the tree's response after the pruning cuts.
Tree of Heaven
Invasive plant species threaten many habitats including forests across Indiana. The introduced Asian tree-of-heaven (Ailanthus altissima) is one of these aggressive and troublesome invaders. View the resources available to help identify this invasive tree and how to contact a specialist if you encounter ailanthus wilt.