PROGRAM IMPACTS

Program Impacts

Aquaculture

Issue Although not a large industry in the state, existing and potential aquaculture producers look to Purdue for information to assist with improving their operations and getting started. Additionally, the...

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Aquaponics

Issue There is an increasing interest in aquaponics, the combination of fish production with hydroponic vegetable production. In most cases producers are interested in small scale rearing for home consumption....

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Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces

Issue Public spaces are essential to the social, economic, and environmental sustainability of communities. They are the shared resources such as parks and town centers that define a sense of...

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Forest Management Twilight Tour

Issue Woodlands provide a multitude of environmental (e.g., carbon sequestration, enhance water quality, wildlife habitat), economic (e.g., timber, wood products manufacturing, tourism), and social (e.g., recreation, aesthetics) benefits to Indiana...

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Indiana Woodland Steward

Issue Woodlands provide a multitude of environmental (e.g., carbon sequestration, enhance water quality, wildlife habitat), economic (e.g., timber, wood products manufacturing, tourism), and social (e.g., recreation, aesthetics) benefits to Indiana...

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No Adverse Impact Approach Workshop

Issue The No Adverse Impact approach to floodplain management was developed by the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) in 2001. This managing principal was the product of a realization;...

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Professional Landscape Management School

Issue Professional arborists, horticulturists, including lawn and tree care companies, garden centers, and landscapers, require training in proper management techniques and pest control to better serve their customers and protect...

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Rainscaping Education

Issue Rainscaping includes the use of sustainable landscape design and management practices at both the household and community scales to prevent pollution from reaching water bodies by directing stormwater to...

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Raising Marine Shrimp in Indiana

Issue There continues to be significant interest in rearing marine shrimp in Indiana and the Midwest. Two issues of interest to existing and potential producers are supply of shrimp larvae...

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Tipping Points

Issue Throughout the Great Lakes Basin, community leaders are challenged with long-term management decisions that result in substantial impacts to ecological integrity and community quality of life. To protect natural...

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