Wildlife
Evening Grosbeak
When the temperatures drop and the snow falls, we often turn our attention to what we can do to help the wildlife which calls our yards home. In most cases, professional wildlife biologists don't recommend the feeding of wildlife. However, bird feeding, and particularly winter bird feeding, is an exception.
Forest Bird
YouTube
Learn how forests are used by birds and how best practices in forest management can increase their numbers in these newly released videos on birds and their relationship with woodlands.
Deer
Planting food plots is a popular activity for landowners interested in attracting wildlife for viewing or hunting wildlife.
​Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP)
The Indiana Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) created a new Facebook page to announce national and state events. This national program developed through the 4-H Youth Development and FFA teaches wildlife identification, wildlife natural history and habitat management.
Hellbender and Mudpuppy
YouTube
One of the main problems facing eastern hellbender conservation is that many people mistake this endangered salamander for another common species called a mudpuppy. This new video explains how to tell the differences between the two and what to do if you see an eastern hellbender.
Bob Cordes
Got Nature's podcasts are a great way to learn about wildlife, forestry, and conservation issues from the experts themselves. Frequent Got Nature podcast contributor Bob Cordes emphasized this as he was featured in an article for the Sun Journal.
Jay Beugly teaching K12 students what is found in our streams
Students receive a hands-on look at some of the creatures living in rivers, they learn about water pollutants as well as the services that depend on the river. Jay Beugly, aquatics ecology specialist, FNR and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG), and Megan Gunn, research assistant working with Dr. Reuben Goforth and the FNR Aquatic Ecology Lab, give students the opportunity to experience the diversity of organisms living in streams.

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