Topic: Stormwater & Green Infrastructure

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Just as a gardener hopes that their scattered seeds will eventually bloom into a lush garden, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant awards Discovery Grants, or ‘seed’ grants, to a number of projects in the hopes that the initiatives will grow into something larger. This publication highlights research on water quality, aquaculture, biodiversity, and more.

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Just as a gardener hopes that their scattered seeds will eventually bloom into a lush garden, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant awards Discovery Grants, or ‘seed’ grants, to a number of projects in the hopes that the initiatives will grow into something larger. This publication highlights research on stream water contamination, Asian carp, fish consumption safety, and more.

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In Indiana, community leaders make decisions about public spaces such as parks, trails, farmers markets, schools, and Main Streets every day that affect the health and wellness of the community. Using Purdue Extension’s Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces: Creating Healthy Communities program, facilitators coach communities through development of a high quality action plan for their public spaces. The plan can guide decisions and better position communities to take advantage of opportunities to promote healthy eating and active living. Our Indiana-based curriculum is designed for use by decision-makers and local leaders who have oversight and management of community public spaces, such as: Parks boards and planning commission members, Public officials and their staffs, Members of organizations whose missions relate to services, programs, or management of public spaces.

Purdue Extension Publication Number ID-513.

This resource is available through Purdue Extension Community Development at: https://cdext.purdue.edu/signature-programs/quality-places/evps-health/

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This beach manager’s manual provides the latest on harmful algal blooms which can be found in most water bodies around the Great Lakes.

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This is a quick summary of IISG’s projects and resources to aid communities and residents as they consider incorporating green infrastructure to help manage flooding and protect water quality.

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