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. ...
Is That Fish Safe to Eat?

Is That Fish Safe to Eat?

I recently received notification that Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) had updated their 303(d) list, a water quality testing list used to identify and prioritize waterbodies not meeting water quality standards.  I searched for waterbodies in...

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