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June 19, 2017

 

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Purdue, DNR To Host Workshops On Invasive Forest Pests

The free workshops will be held on different days in July in Bloomington, Aurora, and Nashville.

May 24, 2017

 

Bradford pear trees line a street in Bloomington.

DNR Encourages Public Not To Plant Bradford Pear Trees

The state Department of Natural Resources says the trees may be popular for landscaping, tree but they're also an invasive species that can spread.

April 21, 2017

 

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DNR Awards Grants To Help Counties Battle Invasive Plants

Among the lakes receiving funding are Lake Lemon and Lake Monroe.

September 5, 2016

 

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Purdue: ‘Biological Pollution’ Threat To Developing Countries

The study found that countries with fragile economies, like Niger, Chad and Mongolia, are especially vulnerable to invasive species.

June 2, 2016

 

An asian carp found near Lake Monroe.

Invasive Asian Carp Found Spawning In Great Lakes Tributary

A graduate student at the University of Toledo in Ohio discovered grass carp eggs last summer in the Sandusky River, which flows into Lake Erie.

April 14, 2016

 

Lake Lemon Conservancy District is receiving a $5,000 grant from the DNR to combat the Eurasian Watermilfoil.

DNR Awarding Grants To Combat Invasive Plants

The Department of Natural Resources is providing more than half a million dollars in grants to combat invasive plants in lakes throughout Indiana.

October 26, 2015

 

The state recently had to request Chinook salmon eggs from Wisconsin because there aren’t enough fish returning to spawn in streams around northern Indiana.

Indiana Hoping Chinook Salmon In Lake Michigan Will Rebound

The state recently had to request Chinook salmon eggs from Wisconsin because there aren’t enough fish returning to spawn in streams around northern Indiana.

October 2, 2015

 

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Could Asian Carp Make Their Way Into Indiana Reservoirs?

If Asian carp make their way into Bloomington's Lake Monroe, the options for getting rid of them would be limited.

February 7, 2015

 

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New Hires To Bloomington Parks Help Fight Invasive Species

Two new hires to the Bloomington Parks Department will help study and fight both invasive vegetation and species.

December 11, 2014

 

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New Purdue Study Highlights Impacts Of Invasive Species

The study says the changes invasive species cause can be rapid, lasting and hard to control.

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