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Let’s Talk About Snakes

Let’s Talk About Snakes

photo courtesy of Dave Gibson I am always looking for topics for blog articles and often inspiration comes in the form of, what I call, citizen concerns.  I recently received three inquiries regarding snakes, which I know nothing about. I decided if three people...

Lake Maxinkuckee’s Annual Check-Up

Lake Maxinkuckee’s Annual Check-Up

photo courtesy of Jim Haist The Indiana Clean Lakes Program was created in 1989 and is administered through a grant to Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) in Bloomington.  The goal is to collect data to identify water quality...

Blue-Green Algae at Lake Maxinkuckee

Blue-Green Algae at Lake Maxinkuckee

Lake Maxinkuckee has had a long history of beautiful, crystal clear water.   Perhaps that long history has made us take the water quality for granted.  Last week I was contacted by a concerned citizen asking about dead fish and “yucky green water” along the north...

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Let’s Talk About Snakes

Let’s Talk About Snakes

photo courtesy of Dave Gibson I am always looking for topics for blog articles and often inspiration comes in the form of, what I call, citizen concerns.  I recently received three inquiries regarding snakes, which I know nothing about. I decided if three people...

Lake Maxinkuckee’s Annual Check-Up

Lake Maxinkuckee’s Annual Check-Up

photo courtesy of Jim Haist The Indiana Clean Lakes Program was created in 1989 and is administered through a grant to Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) in Bloomington.  The goal is to collect data to identify water quality...

Blue-Green Algae at Lake Maxinkuckee

Blue-Green Algae at Lake Maxinkuckee

Lake Maxinkuckee has had a long history of beautiful, crystal clear water.   Perhaps that long history has made us take the water quality for granted.  Last week I was contacted by a concerned citizen asking about dead fish and “yucky green water” along the north...

Is That Water Swimmable?

Is That Water Swimmable?

As many of you know, last weekend there was a sewer line break along the East Shore. Since raw sewage was flowing into the tributary at 18B, which flows directly into the lake, the East Shore Conservancy District notified Lake Maxinkuckee Environmental Fund, along...

It’s Not That Easy Being Green

It’s Not That Easy Being Green

If you are of a certain age, you will certainly recognize that song title! Frogs and toads are easily misidentified and misunderstood. You can’t get warts from touching or kissing them, most are not poisonous, and they provide a number of important benefits. ...

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