Early spring is prime-time to eradicate one of our most relentless local invasive plants: garlic mustard. Here’s what you need to know to ensure this nasty little invader doesn’t overtake your property or surrounding public lands.
If you were anywhere near Dune Acres on Monday, November 9th, you undoubtedly witnessed the rising smoke that signaled the planned prescribed burn to the south and east of the town was underway.
In light of the recent sightings of a black bear in LaPorte county, near Michigan City, it’s interesting to consider the many animals that have lived in the Indiana Dunes through the years. A little research yields an eclectic list of critters.
Many folks don’t associate snowy owls (Bubo scandiacus) with Indiana, but the Dunes are the best place in the state to see these majestic birds.
As the Wisconsin ice sheet retreated into Canada more than 11,000 years ago, seed from Cirsium canescens (Platte thistle) found its way to the newly formed Great Lakes.