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December 30, 2016

 

Providence Wildlife founder Kristen Heitman says the volunteer organization treats up to 1,500 animals a year.

Wildlife Group Worried Over Planned Central Indiana Project

Providence Wildlife cares for injured and orphaned animals on property within the proposed 317-acre project along U.S. 31 in Westfield.

December 26, 2016

 

A Monroe County organization is encouraging Hoosiers to choose recycling instead.

Monroe County Residents Encouraged To Recycle Live Trees, Wreaths

Monroe County’s five recycling centers are accepting live tree, wreath and garland drop offs until January 14.

December 16, 2016

 

The Richard Lieber memorial at Turkey Run State Park. Lieber is considered the founder of the Indiana State Parks.

Where To Celebrate The State Parks Centennial This Weekend

The Indiana State Parks are wrapping up a year-long celebration marking 100 years since the dedication of the system in 1916.

December 16, 2016

 

The first Indiana state park was established in 1916.

Noon Edition: Indiana Celebrates 100 Years Of State Parks

This week on Noon Edition, we’ll talk about the history of the state parks over the past 100 years and the future of public lands in the state.

December 16, 2016

 

2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of Indiana's state parks.

Indiana Celebrates 100 Years Of State Parks, Looks To Next Century

There are 24 state parks and 8 reservoirs in Indiana, one within an hour’s drive of every Hoosier.

December 13, 2016

 

Wind Farm at Sunset

Plans Move Forward For Wind Power Project In Warren County

The Jordan Creek wind farm will have 150 wind turbines throughout Jordan, Liberty, Prairie and Steuben townships, using 27,000 acres of private land.

December 9, 2016

 

Lamb barn

Farmers Hope Trump Will Eliminate Revised Waters Of The U.S. Rule

President-elect Donald Trump says he wants to do away with unnecessary regulations, including the EPA's Waters of the U.S. rule.

December 8, 2016

 

Entrance to the Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.

Environmentalists Sue VA, Hope To Save Old-Growth Forest

If the measure is granted, it would stop the VA from clearing a 500-year-old oak tree from the land near Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.

December 7, 2016

 

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (State of Oklahoma)

Trump Names Oklahoma Attorney General To Lead EPA

Trump will nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to be the next Environmental Protection Agency administrator.

December 7, 2016

 

Indiana Statehouse in March, 2016.

Water Infrastructure Discussion Getting Sidelined At Statehouse

Rep. Tim Brown, R-Crawfordsville, says the priority next session will be paying for roads and bridges, not for what he calls “underground infrastructure.”

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