The Lawn to Lake program promotes healthy landscape practices, offering communities, landscapers, residents, and others, tips for maintaining healthy lawns and landscapes without over-relying on chemicals. This new Lawn to Lake factsheet, What’s in Your Watershed?, explains exactly what a watershed is—simply, the area of land that drains to a specific body of water—and more. The focus is Indiana and the six coastal watersheds that have a direct impact on the water quality and quantity of Lake Michigan. The factsheet also gives advice on how protect watersheds by reducing fertilizer inputs.

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This video series from @ILINSeaGrant features 5 revitalized #GreatLakes AOCs. Each has had some or all of the BUIs removed, with contaminated sites cleaned up and ecosystems improved. Here’s the feature on a fellow Ohio AOC, Ashtabula:

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