Planting A Million Trees!

Planting A Million Trees!

ForestIN is a program to increase the state’s tree canopy by planting a million trees. Indiana DNR’s Division of Forestry will manage the effort, provide seedlings, and coordinate with divisions, non-profits, businesses and the general public to bring...
Kline Levee Update

Kline Levee Update

The primary focus of the LMEF last year was fundraising for the Kline Levee Restoration Project.  Thanks to state and local grants, and the generous giving of the community and lake supporters, we achieved our goal.  After awarding the bid to The Stanger...
When People Stay In, Wildlife Comes Out

When People Stay In, Wildlife Comes Out

(Photo by Christopher Furlong) I was recently contacted about a family of foxes living on the Culver Academies grounds.  The concerned citizen was worried that the Academy was trapping the foxes out of season.  Per Indiana DNR, they are protected from...
Report Invasive Plants

Report Invasive Plants

Invasive wildlife species, both plant and animal, have made their way into Indiana habitats where they compete with valuable native species. Thanks to their ability to grow rapidly, reproduce quickly, and adapt easily to a variety of habitat conditions, these invaders...
Lake Turnover

Lake Turnover

Image by S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay Did you know that deep lakes, like Maxinkuckee, are “dimictic,” meaning they undergo turnover twice a year – in the spring and in the fall.  This turnover is temperature driven and delivers oxygen and nutrients...

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