Wildlife
Purdue University and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant deployed this environmental-sensing buoy in the Lak
A project involving Purdue University led to the launch of a Lake Michigan nearshore buoy that will provide boaters and beachgoers with more real-time data on lake conditions.
Janna Willoughby developed a novel approach for identifying endangered species by the rate of geneti
A Purdue University study presents a novel approach for identifying vertebrate populations at risk of extinction by estimating the rate of genetic diversity loss, a measurement that could help researchers and conservationists better identify and rank species that are threatened or endangered.
Pond
This very wet summer has tested some ponds ability to hold and safely release excess water. Bob Rode, Extension Aquaculture Specialist, shares how overflow structures, along with other management practices, can aid in the goal of a safe and healthy pond.
Racoon
With all of the recent rain we have had throughout the state, FNR has received several inquiries about effects on wildlife and what we can expect. Brian MacGowan, extension wildlife specialist, shares how providing wildlife with quality habitat that contains the necessary food, cover and water resources gives them a fighting chance to deal with issues that inevitably arise.