Republican incumbent Mike Naig is facing Democratic challenger John Norwood
This summer, the monarch was officially designated as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. While there are many reasons why, gardeners can do their part by helping these beloved butterflies by planting monarch loving plants in their yards.
John Lawrence Hanson
Sports Sep. 20, 2022 10:03 am75d ago
The Nature Call: It was worth a 116-mile trip to Jasper County to see black-bellied whistling ducks.
By Connor Giffin, Louisville Courier-Journal; Keely Brewer, The Daily Memphian; and Halle Parker, WWNO-New Orleans Public Radio
News Sep. 19, 2022 5:00 am78d ago
A White House program has promised that 40 percent of climate-related funding will go toward historically disadvantaged communities, including low-income communities and communities of color. But will it actually get into the right hands? And how will it be used?
“It could have easily been turned into another housing development off of Sugar Bottom Road,“ Brad Freidhof, county conservation program manager, said in an email. ”There is so much growth occurring, it is important to save this type of habitat and the cultural history associated with it.“
By Sarah Bowman, Indianapolis Star; Brittney J. Miller, The Gazette; and Joshua Rosenberg, The Lens
News Sep. 15, 2022 1:25 pm80d ago
Researchers want to know how co-locating solar and crops could benefit farmers and be a salve to a growing strain in the Corn Belt, where rural residents and towns are pushing back on solar projects that can often take farmland out of production.