Economic and Community Development
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.
Purdue University-based Indiana AgrAbility and DuPont Pioneer have recognized several Indiana community service organizations for their successes in improving the lives of people with physical disabilities and limitations.
Indiana's Urban Woodlots
Historically, forests dominated the land of Indiana, covering about 85% of Indiana prior to European contact and settlement. However, now less than 25% of our forested areas remain-and more than 85% of those areas are privately owned.
On the Street Where You Live: July column
Rockets began red glaring across my neighborhood several days before July 4 and continued for a few days afterward. Nearly 10,000 people lined the streets for my community's annual parade celebrating our nation's independence.