Native Plant Sale

WELCOME IN SPRING BY ADDING BEAUTIFUL, NATIVE PLANTS TO YOUR YARD!   They’ll be here just in time for Mother’s Day!  For best selection, preorder now through April 21st and plan to pick up at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds (on Teal Road) on Friday, April 28th or Saturday, April 29th. Not sure what you want, stop …[Read More]

New Cover Crop Publications Available through Purdue Extension

Cover Crops for Modern Cropping Systems (AY-352-W)   An Introduction to Integrating Cover Crops Into a Corn-Soybean Rotation (AY-353-W)   Checklist for Integrating Covers Into Your Cropping System (AY-354-W)   Cover Crops for Prevented Planting Acres (AY-355-W)  

Conservation Initiative focuses on Little Wea Creek Watershed

Mississippi River Basin Initiative:  Little Wea Creek Through the Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative (MRBI), NRCS and their partners work with producers and landowners to implement voluntary conservation practices that improve water quality, restore wetlands, enhance wildlife habitat and sustain agricultural profitability in the Mississippi River Basin. NRCS provides cost share to help pay …[Read More]

Beware of Alien Invaders!

Many beautiful, but invasive plant species are lurking in garden centers and catalogues this time of year. After a long, cold winter many people look forward to getting outside and working in the yard or garden. One should be cautious when perusing through the glossy pages of plant catalogues and wandering through the new plant …[Read More]

Wildlife Habitat Funding Available

Visit the link below to learn more about the Environmental Quality Incentives Program.        News Release – Funding to Improve Wildlife Habitat is Available for Indiana Landowners   

The Clean Water Act – 40 Years Later

Forty years ago, in the midst of a national concern about untreated sewage, industrial and toxic discharges, destruction of wetlands, and contaminated runoff, the principal law to protect the nation’s waters was passed. Originally enacted in 1948 to control water pollution, the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, or Clean Water Act (CWA), was totally revised …[Read More]

Secrets in the Soil

Soil – a living and life-giving substance, without which we would perish. As the world population and food production demands rise, keeping our soil healthy and productive is of paramount importance.  So much so that we believe improving the health of our Nation’s soil is one of the most important endeavors of our time. By …[Read More]

2010-2014 Strategic Plan

Please take a moment to review our strategic plan as it outlines the steps that we are taking to accomplish our goals and objectives while upholding our mission to provide quality technical, educational, and informational resources for the community through leadership, service, and citizen involvement to foster natural resource conservation and environmental stewardship!

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