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November 2, 2017

 

view of Lake Lemon

25 Counties To Receive Grants To Target Water Conservation

The Indiana Department of Agriculture’s Clean Water Indiana Program is distributing almost $900,000 in grants.

August 7, 2017

 

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Report Aims To Block Asian Carp From Great Lakes

Scientists say if Asian carp reach the Great Lakes, they could cripple a $7 billion fishing industry by crowding out native species.

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

 

Asian carp

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.

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