The Big Thirst

The Big Thirst

We don’t need data from the National Weather Service to know that it is DRY!  From brown lawns to desiccated soybean fields to exposed shorelines, everything is parched.  We need a good, soaking rain.  The forecast looks hopeful for this week. Lake...
The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone

With all the other crisis in the news this year, it’s easy to ignore what is continuing to happen in the Gulf of Mexico.  The annual Gulf of Mexico dead zone is primarily caused by excess nutrient pollution from human activities in urban and agricultural areas...
What is Wrong with the Sycamore Trees?

What is Wrong with the Sycamore Trees?

Summer has finally arrived!  After a long, cold, wet spring, warm temperatures are here.  And along with the warm temps come the green trees.  All except the Sycamores.  Have you noticed that they look dead?  They don’t seem to have as many leaves, or any large leaves...
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...