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Purdue University is happy to provide self study programs about Emerald Ash Borer and its management for Indiana industries and organizations. The presentations found here index.php contain detailed information on relevant EAB topics tailored to a particular organization or industry.

 Every person who owns a significant water withdrawal facility (SWWF) shall register it on forms provided by the commission within three (3) months after the facility is completed. A "significant water withdrawal facility" is defined in the act to mean "the water withdrawal facilities of a person that, in the aggregate from all sources and by all methods, has the capability of withdrawing more than one hundred thousand (100,000) gallons of ground water, surface water, or ground and surface water combined in one (1) day". The owner of a SWWF must also report annual water use within three (3) months after the end of each calendar year.

Visit http://www.in.gov/dnr/water/4847.htm for more information.


Purdue Extension suggests the following links for information about Natural Resources and Environment:

Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources - Information on aquaculture production, Aquatic nuisances species, and recreational fisheries.

Climate and Weather - The Indiana State Climate Office provides official daily and hourly weather observations recorded throughout Indiana.

Forests and Trees - Information on managing trees and forests, whether you are managing one tree, trees in your community, or large woodlands.

Indiana Forest Products - Information on Indiana Forest and Woodland industries.

K-12 Teacher and Student Resources - Teaching resources that focus on nature; Forestry career development, and other resources.

Natural Resources Planning - Tools and products that help managers and decision makers improve natural resource management and planning in Indiana.

Ponds - Information on pond design and construction, pond management, and mosquito concerns.

Septic Systems - Onsite wastewater information and other issues related to soils and the home environment.

Watershed Management - Information on community watershed protection and restoration including GIS tools.

Water and Soil Management in Agriculture:

Wildlife - Information for landowners, homeowners, and enthusiasts on managing habitat and enjoying wildlife.

Wood Products - Assistance for wood products manufacturers and consumers.