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Natural Resources / Environment 


Indiana Master Naturalist Program- This program includes both a educational portion that is then followed by the completion of service hours in the natural resources field to receive full certification.

Backyard Conservation- There are different ways that homeowners can conserve the environment around their house.

Indiana Classified Forest Program- This program is administered by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

Emerald Ash Borer Information- The Emerald Ash Borer is an insect that is attacking ash trees in Indiana. This website will provide information on what can be done to keep this insect from spreading.

Hoosier National Forest- This national forest is found in Perry County. There are several recreational areas associated with the forest.





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.