Indiana Businesses Are Water Dependent

Indiana Businesses Are Water Dependent

According to an EPA factsheet, Indiana has over 35,000 miles of rivers and streams, 100,000 acres of publicly owned lakes and reservoirs, and 50 miles of Great Lakes shoreline. As stated in a 2014 study by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the Hoosier state is one...
Where Do Turtles Go in the Winter?

Where Do Turtles Go in the Winter?

I had a recent visitor who asked a very important question “Where do the turtles go in the winter?” Anyone who has spent any time on Lake Maxinkuckee in the summer knows we have a healthy turtle population. But where do they go in the winter? What do they eat and how...
More Wetland Woes

More Wetland Woes

According to the September issue of Izaak Walton League’s “Conservation Currents”, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers have released a final rule amending the January 2023 “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule to conform with the...
Redistribution of Water

Redistribution of Water

Many of you from central Indiana will have already heard about the LEAP Innovation and Research District, the project that will transform thousands of acres of Boone County farmland into a high-tech business district. However, most people in northern Indiana are...