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June 29, 2016

 

Coal

IPL Files Petitions In Order To Keep Burning Coal

The utility company recently filed the petitions with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission.

June 27, 2016

 

Mount Baldy

Studies Find Fungi Caused Massive Sand Dune Collapse

A study concludes that fungi on the covered trees formed a sort of cement that allowed the sand to keep its hallowed out shape.

June 26, 2016

 

Eurasian Watermilfoil affects 126,000 acres of lakes and reservoirs in Indiana.

Invasive Plants Affect Recreation and Property Statewide

DNR grants are helping lakes, like Bloomington's Lake Lemon, combat invasive plants.

June 24, 2016

 

 Two damns have been removed from Eel River as a part of conservation efforts.

Tributary of IN River Named In National Conservation List

The National Fish Habitat Partnership is recognizing an Indiana river this year as one of ten top conservation sites in the country.

June 24, 2016

 

Wild turkey

Indiana DNR Needs Help Tracking Wild Turkeys

Wild turkeys were once considered extinct but are now found in all Indiana counties.

June 22, 2016

 

The type of trees that Allen stole from private land were black walnut trees, which are the most valuable trees found in Indiana.

Indiana Charges Man With Timber Theft For First Time Ever

A Kentucky man could face up to 10 months in jail if he is found guilty of timber theft in Indiana.

June 21, 2016

 

Camp Livingston is in Bennington, Indiana.

Girl Killed By Fallen Tree At Southeastern Indiana Camp

A storm caused a tree to fall on a cabin at Camp Livingston in Bennington, Ind. which took the life of an 11-year-old girl.

June 21, 2016

 

Tingle Armstrong medal

Astronaut Will Take Purdue Pride To Space

The Purdue alumnus will take special items from his alma mater along when he travels to space in September 2017.

June 19, 2016

 

Falls at McCormick's Creek State Park.

McCormick’s Creek: Where It All Began…Sort Of

McCormick’s Creek State Park was the very first state park in Indiana, opened in 1916.

June 17, 2016

 

solar panels

$10 Million Kokomo Solar Farm Plan Moves Forward

The 21,000 panel solar farm will go on a portion of a former Continental Steel plant.

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