Plants at the New York Botanical Garden in New York City and the United States Botanical Garden in Washington, D.C. are expected to bloom any day.
So-called "citizen science" can be extremely cost-effective and helpful for scientists.
Higher pressure air in the top of the atmosphere pushes the heat down toward the ground, creating sweltering, unpleasant conditions.
The "heat dome" settling across the Midwest will bring temperatures up to as much as 105 in Indiana.
Bloomington residents will get the opportunity to provide input for the Comprehensive Master Plan at the Environmental Commission meeting tonight.
The plant's flower is said to smell like a decomposing body.
After nearly a decade, an Amorphophallus titanum plant is set to bloom and emit its notoriously pungent odor.
A bear that wandered into northern Indiana last year was euthanized in April in southwestern Michigan.
The deer hunts are scheduled every year to help maintain natural habitats for all animals and plants.
The theme for the 19th annual sand sculpture event on the Dunes lake shore was Indiana's Bicentennial.