Lake Turnover and Why It Matters

Lake Turnover and Why It Matters

I wrote an article in spring 2020 explaining lake turnover.  It’s one thing to know that Lake Maxinkuckee is a dimictic lake, meaning it turns over two times per year with the seasonal temperature changes of spring and fall, but have you considered why that matters?...
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...
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...