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The Medicine Chest: A Collection of Safe Disposal Curriculum Activities and Service-Learning Resources Thumbnail

Year: 2015

This 4-H curriculum, designed for informal education audiences, provides five inquiry-based lessons to help high school youth understand the harmful effects of improper disposal of medicines and what they can do to help. Each lesson contains a complete instruction plan, centered on a hands-on activity for the students. Our goals for The Medicine Chest are to: Offer comprehensive curricula on the issues surrounding pharmaceuticals and personal care products disposal; Incorporate a variety of educational approaches for instructing high school-level students; Support community stewardship by offering creative project examples and guidance that will inform the public about appropriate disposal practices; and Explore a variety of careers that work with pharmaceuticals and personal care products. We dedicate The Medicine Chest to our youth who are working to make a significant difference in their communities as they develop important lifelong learning skills, including leadership and civic responsibility.

To use these resources, visit: http://iiseagrant.org/medicinechest/.


The Southern Lake Michigan Rain Garden Manual Thumbnail
File Type: pdf
File Size: 2.98 MB
Year: 2014

This manual was developed for those interested in protecting rivers and lakes through the usage of rain gardens. The manual will benefit the homeowners, landscape architects and city planners.

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Tilapia Farmed Fish Fact Sheet Thumbnail
File Type: pdf
File Size: 4.35 MB
Year: 2021

This is the third in a series of consumer guides that describe fish and shellfish farmed in the Midwest region of the United States. The fact sheet also includes culinary characteristics, cooking tips and a recipe for Sautéed Tilapia.

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  1. Wohlfarth, G.W. and G. Hulata. 1983. Applied Genetics of Tilapias, ICLARM Studies and Reviews 6, 26 p. International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management, Manila.
  2. Nico, L.G., Schofield, P.J., and Neilson, M.E., 2021, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758): U.S. Geological Survey, Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL, https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/factsheet.aspx?SpeciesID=468, Revision Date: 1/8/2020, Peer Review Date: 12/18/2013, Access Date: 2/16/2021
  3. National Marine Fisheries Service (2020) Fisheries of the United States, 2018. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Current Fishery Statistics No. 2018 Available at: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/ national/commercial-fishing/fisheries-united-states-2018
  4. FAO 2005-2021. Cultured Aquatic Species Information Programme. Oreochromis niloticus. Cultured Aquatic Species Information programme. Text by Rakocy, J.E. In: FAO Fisheries Division [Online]. Rome. Update 18 February 2005. [Cited 16 February 2021]. http://www.fao.org/fishery/culturedspecies/Oreochromis_niloticus/en
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Tipping Point Planner Curriculum Thumbnail

Year: 2020

Through the decision support system, Tipping Point Planner (tippingpointplanner.org), communities in Great Lakes states can plan for a sustainable future by directly linking data to the local decision-making process. With help from trained facilitators, Tipping Point Planner enables professional as well as citizen participation in the land use planning and management process, including maintaining projects using a HUC 12 watershed scale. The program provides information, tools, and resources to help communities work with diverse stakeholders to:

  • Examine past and predicted land-use changes
  • Identify environmental threats
  • Define natural resource assets in need of protection or restoration
  • Explore land-use strategies and policies that enhance local values
  • Gain the framework to define a community’s priorities through interactive community visioning exercises

The curriculum contains education materials and resources to support community planning for land use and natural resource management. The following curriculum chapters are available for download:

  • Tipping Point Planner Introduction
  • Planning Tools for Land Use and Natural Resource Management
  • Tipping Point Planner Modules

To learn more about facilitated community action planning program offerings, please visit www.purdue.edu/fnr/extension/scep/programs/tipping-point-planner

To download this resource visit the Purdue Extension EdStore at https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/item.asp?Item_Number=ID-514-TPP.


Tipping Points Planner Thumbnail

Year: 2006

This collaborative program gives watershed planning groups across the Great Lakes the information they need to protect natural resources and enhance local economies.

For more detailed information, visit Tipping Points Planner


Type E Botulism Outbreaks: A Manual for Beach Managers and the Public Thumbnail
File Type: pdf
File Size: 4.91 MB
Year: 2012

This manual, prepared by the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration (GLRC), provides information regarding Type E botulism and how to control its spread throughout the region. It is intended to provide both beach managers and the general public with guidance on Type E botulism and to provide sources of additional information.

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