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Protecting the Kankakee River Basin from CAFO Pollution

In 2017, a Texas-based company was given the go-ahead by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to build and operate a massive concentrated animal feeding operation (“CAFO”) in one of Indiana’s most sensitive environmental areas — the Kankakee […]

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Native Plant Resources List

Are you interested in learning more about native plants, but aren’t sure where to start? Explore these resources below and begin your native plant journey! Also, be sure to check out our blog – Q&A – Your Native […]

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Q&A – Your Native Plants Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you to everyone who joined us on March 21st for our webinar, Landscaping with Native Plants, Cost Savings and More to Dig! We had lots of great questions – check out some of the questions and responses […]

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Indiana municipalities must uphold their environmental policy goals 

Development is proliferating in Indiana. Take for example the LEAP Innovation District in Lebanon, which will effectively double the size of the city in one swift development proposal. Because it will require substantial amounts of land and water, LEAP has […]

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What is a wetland and why are they important?

World Wetlands Day is February 2, and there is no better time to tackle the question of what a wetland is, and why they are important. But before defining a wetland, let’s take a quick look at their characteristic […]

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Eagle Creek Park: A Protected Ecosystem Worth Expanding

Eagle Creek Park is one of Indianapolis’ most popular attractions, drawing crowds of locals and tourists year-round into its urban oasis. When you enter the park, it’s easy to forget that you are in a city of almost […]

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Green Infrastructure

What is green infrastructure? Green infrastructure (GI) is a term that has primarily been used to describe stormwater systems that are designed to mimic nature to provide improved water quality benefits, including increased stormwater infiltration. In this context, […]

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Native Landscapes

Guest Author: Cooper Powers, Greenscape Geeks Through our proud partnership with the Hoosier Environmental Council, Greenscape Geeks is thrilled to build up the importance of our mission: provide people with beautiful, natural landscapes through the usage of native […]

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