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May 18, 2015

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Commission Considers Legalizing High-Powered Rifle Hunting

The Indiana Natural Resources Commission is considering a proposal to allow hunting with higher caliber rifles.

May 14, 2015

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The total annual loss of honey bees in Indiana neared 50 percent this past year.

Despite Progress, Honey Bee Population Continues To Decline

A new study shows the trends in the declining honey bee population across the United States.

May 13, 2015

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Study: More Ticks Moving Into Southern Indiana

May is one of the worst months for ticks and IU biologists have gradually seen more types of ticks in the area.

May 12, 2015

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Bloomington Students Create Electricity By Walking On Tiles

Every time someone steps on a Pavegen tile installed at Bloomington High School South, the kinetic energy from the footstep creates a few watts of energy.

May 11, 2015

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The goal of the renovations is to restore the pavilion to a yearlong destination for dining and recreation, says Dan Bortner, Director of the Department of Natural Resources State Parks and Reservoirs.

Plan To Renovate Historic Dunes Pavilion Sparks Concern

Statewide environmental organizations have spoken out against the plans, but DNR officials say they're conservation-minded and are open to feedback.

May 8, 2015

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The EPA spoke this week to residents in Martinsville about their investigation of a contaminated site.

EPA, IDEM Building Community Engagement Plan In Martinsville

The EPA is investigating a site in Martinsville where chemicals have contaminated one of the city's drinking water wells.

April 30, 2015

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Bright Family Farm in Martinsville

Wet Weather Puts Planting Season Behind Schedule

Farmers are hoping rain will hold off long enough for them to get corn in the ground.

April 29, 2015

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Smaller DNR Deer Harvest May Not Affect Griffy Lake Deer

The decline is part of the DNR’s long-term deer management plan, but it won’t influence Bloomington’s strategy at Griffy Lake Nature Preserve.

April 13, 2015

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Indiana Farmers are hoping to get back benefits from the government.

Rainy Weather Delays Crops, But Agronomists Say Not To Worry

Purdue agronomy professor Robert Nielsen says historical data doesn’t show a strong correlation between planting dates and crop yields.

April 10, 2015

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Indianapolis and the White River

Volunteers Will Help In Annual White River Cleanup Saturday

The annual cleanup event will take place on the river banks.

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