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Lake Michigan Health: A Deeper Dive Thumbnail

Year: 2019

As part of the Cooperative Science and Monitoring Initiative (CSMI), over 40 scientists from 15 agencies gathered in 2015 to take stock of the health of Lake Michigan. They focused on assessing several critical concerns in Lake Michigan: the lower food web, which may be depleted by invasive zebra and quagga mussels, the condition of key prey fish species, and the impact of contaminants on water quality and in the food chain.


Land Use: Assessing Your Comprehensive Plan Thumbnail

Year: 2018

This publication discusses the process of comprehensive planning in Indiana. It also describes the content of comprehensive plans and factors to consider when updating or amending comprehensive plans.

Item is available through the Purdue Extension Ed Store. Purdue Extension Number ID-227-W.


Lawn to Lake: The Nearshore Environment Thumbnail
File Type: pdf
File Size: 2.12 MB
Year: 2011

Nearshore environments include wetlands, beaches, and grass meadows of a lake. This factsheet describes life in a nearshore, water quality in this area, why degradation occurs, and what you can do to improve nearshore water quality.

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Lawn to Lake: What’s in Your Watershed? Thumbnail
File Type: pdf
File Size: 1.33 MB
Year: 2011

This fact sheet explains what a watershed is–the area of land that drains to a specific body of water. The focus is Indiana and the six coastal watersheds that have a direct impact on the water quality and quantity of Lake Michigan. The fact sheet also gives advice on how protect watersheds and how to reduce fertilizer inputs.

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Year: 2012

This program provides the opportunity for educators to borrow actual monitoring equipment used by scientists in the field and for students to experience collecting and analyzing real water-quality data. It is a great way to bring to life the topic of water quality for your students, and bring the outdoors to your classroom or your classroom outdoors!

For more detailed information, visit Limno Loan


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