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Outdoor Elements - February 11th, 2018

Episode #1606 - February 11th, 2018
Native plants are well suited to thrive in our area and can make for beautiful gardens. For years the DNR has been helping to increase the numbers of some trout and salmon in Lake Michigan and some of the rivers leading into it. The Bowman Creek Educational Ecosystem project is committed to improving the quality of Bowman Creek and the community around it.
Original Airdate: February 11, 2018

In This Episode

  • February 11th, 2018 Photo
    Native Gardens
    Sarah Barnes, Deb Marr More Information
    February 11th, 2018 Photo

    In This Segment

    Native plants are well suited to thrive in our area and can make for beautiful gardens. And there is a program by the Shirley Heinze Land Trust called "Bringing Nature Home" that will looks to encourage and recognize homeowners that are using natives around there homes. Get more info here: http://www.heinzetrust.org/

    Guests

    1. Sarah BarnesEducation & Land SpecialistShirley Heinze Land Trust
    2. Deb MarrHomeowner

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  • February 11th, 2018 Photo
    Fish Hatchery
    Rob Ackerson More Information
    February 11th, 2018 Photo

    In This Segment

    https://www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/5465.htm For years the DNR has been helping to increase the numbers of some trout and salmon in Lake Michigan and some of the rivers leading into it. Rick will talk to Rob Ackerson about some of those programs, and how you can help them track numbers with some of the fish you catch.

    Guests

    1. Rob AckersonProperty ManagerMixsawbah State Fish Hatchery

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    Smart Rain Gardens
    Sara Boukdad, Alicia Czarnecki More Information
    February 11th, 2018 Photo

    In This Segment

    The Bowman Creek Educational Ecosystem project is committed to improving the quality of Bowman Creek and the community around it. Part of that is helping to install smart rain gardens that can monitor the amount of water that is being diverted from storm water runoff. Get more info here: www.bce2.org

    Guests

    1. Sara BoukdadTeam LeadBowman Creek Educational Ecosystem
    2. Alicia CzarneckiCommunity Outreach & Education CoordinatorBowman Creek Educational Ecosystem

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