While most of us think of spring as the bird breeding season, several species get a jump start during the winter. Bald Eagles build nests in large trees or snags near sources of food - rivers, streams and lakes during the winter season. Wildlife Extension Specialist, Brian MacGowan, shares a frequent question asked regarding what kind of activities can and can not take place around Bald Eagles.
Purdue University is partnering with three Indiana zoos and the state in a conservation program that will involve raising year-old hellbender salamanders and then a few years later returning them to their southern Indiana habitat to be tracked.
Purdue University's Department of Forestry and Natural Resources seeks candidates for extension internship positions. FNR is pleased to announce a new program that will provide undergraduate extension internship opportunities for qualified students this summer.
Purdue Extension is hosting a one-day event for homeowners and rural landowners to help them maintain the natural resources on their properties. Participants can chose to attend one of the two "Conserving Nature on Your Land" workshops - Feb. 27 at the Whitley County 4-H Center, 680 W. Squawbuck Road, Columbia City, or Feb. 28 at Turkey Run State Park Inn, 8102 E. Park Road, Marshall.