Water
Purdue Rainscaping Education Program
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Rainscaping includes the use of sustainable landscape design and management practices at both the household and community scales to prevent polluted runoff from reaching water bodies by directing stormwater to be absorbed by plants and soils. Register for the upcoming workshop September 17-18, 2015.
Planting cover crops could help preserve healthy soil in fields that have been left empty this year because of flooding, according to a new article by Purdue agronomist Eileen Kladivko and Barry Fisher, Indiana state soil health specialist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
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.