Should your farm entity participate in a carbon market? In this publication, a Purdue University educator advises that farm managers should get answers to seven questions before signing up. More... Free Download
This publication, part of the Transforming Drainage series, shows how drainage water recycling can improve water quality and crop production. A 10-foot-deep reservoir representing 6% of an Indiana field area met irrigati More... Free Download
This 11-page publication describes eight tools that support decision-making for subsurface drainage systems. All tools presented are available at no cost and without creating an account. This publication is part of a ser More... Free Download
This publication highlights how 10 Indiana communities are implementing smart growth strategies developed by the Smart Growth Network. As part of the Climate Change series, the study builds on another Extension publicati More... Free Download
To guide decisions about development, quality of life and public safety, communities create comprehensive plans, parks and recreation plans, multi-hazard mitigation plans, and sub-area plans. Such plans include opportuni More... Free Download
Climate change is spotlighting the importance of managing water resources. Building on previous work (ID-524-W, ID-520-W, ID-519-W), in this publication the authors discuss how the One Water approach can benefit urban co More... Free Download
Ponds and small lakes are complex ecosystems. This publication discusses the living and non-living components of ponds, as well as interactions between these components. Landowners can use this information to better info More... Free Download
Energy-intensive development practices contribute to increasing levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, which are leading to shifting climate patterns. This publication builds on two previous publications -
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Many landowners are interested in enhancing their property for wildlife. An important step in that process is creating a plan. This publication provides a template to help landowners write a wildlife habitat management p More... Free Download
Anyone who has a home with a yard can help protect and improve water quality. This publication offers practical advice about reducing impervious surfaces, select proper landscape plants, effective management of lawns, in More... Free Download
Many landowners are interested in enhancing their property for wildlife. An important step in that process is creating a plan. This publication outlines the necessary steps to consider when creating a wildlife habitat ma More... Free Download
Designed with novices in mind, the Beginner's Guide to Grant Writing manual -- a companion to the Beginner's Guide to Grant Writing workshop--demystifies the grant-writing process from planning through implementation. Ta More...
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 More... Free Download
Explore a jungle, a coral reef and a grassland along with listening to recordings around the world.
This iListen.org guide gives students the opportunity to enter the soundscape lab and learn about soundscape ecology and More... Free Download
This curriculum will walk students through the physics of sound, animal communication, listening to the soundscapes around us while analyzing and exploring sound.
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This publication provides an overview of how changing climate conditions will affect Indiana and the Midwest and offers sensible strategies for coping with these changes. Understanding past and future environmental chang More... Free Download
Despite strong evidence that climate change is happening, many people do not realize the urgency with which we need to act, nor do they fully understand the types of impacts facing their communities.
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The world around us is full of amazing sounds that are often ignored by humans. Unfortunately, many of the sources of these sounds are actually in danger of being destroyed by human activities. The activities contained i More... Free Download
This Community Soundscape Planning Guide is to be used by communities in the United States and other places, to focus land use planning within the context of the sonic spaces of built and natural
The Conservation through Community Leadership(CCL) program serves as a roadmap for communities tackling complex land use and natural resource management challenges. The program provides information, tools, and resources More... Free Download
Many woodland landowners are interested in improving their properties for one of Indiana's most abundant game animals, white-tailed deer. This publication outlines different options landowners have to enhance white-taile More... Free Download
Understanding adaptations for aquatic amphibians can help humans learn more about healthy ecosystems. Through this educational unit, students will be able to explain how amphibian adaptations benefit survival, describ More...
Indiana is home to 17 frog and toad species, and this 50-page, full-color book covers all of them. For each species, the book includes full-color photos, a physical description, a list of similar species, and a descripti More...
Invasive plant species can damage woodlands and wildlife habitat areas. This video will familiarize you with Oriental bittersweet, an exotic invasive vine that is moving from ornamental plantings to fields and woodlands. More... Free Download
Invasive plant species can damage woodlands and wildlife habitat areas. This video will familiarize you with Callery pear, an exotic invasive tree that is moving from ornamental plantings to fields and woodlands. Learn h More... Free Download
Invasive plant species can damage woodlands and wildlife habitat areas. This video will familiarize you with wintercreeper, an exotic invasive vine that is moving from ornamental plantings to fields and woodlands. Learn More... Free Download
Fifty Trees of the Midwest is the ideal guide to the most common trees in the Midwest. This app helps you identify trees, create field notes, and import photos for handy reference. Use the photo-based identificati More... $3.99 at the App Store
As the definitive identification guide to the shrubs and woody vines of Indiana, this book also provides coverage of 90% of the species to be found in surrounding Midwestern US states. As well as covering indigenous spec More...
This audio tour guides you through a 150-tree trail while teaching you tree identification and forest ecology. It has the distinct advantage of demonstrating trees in a semi-natural setting and highlights all the m More...