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Knowing and using a common vocabulary of planning and zoning terms will help you understand planning and zoning issues and communicate in a better way. This glossary of commonly used planning and zoning terms should m  More...

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This publication provides four basic strategies to help improve the health of your soil: (1) Practice no-tillage or strip-tillage, (2) Add more crops to your rotation, (3) include cover crops, and (4) manage nutrient  More...

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Just in time for the giving season, the Purdue Ag Alumni Association is offering their original coffee-table best-sellers entitled, Barns of Indiana and Barns of Indiana Vol. 2. Proceeds from the books will benefit th  More...

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Just in time for the giving season, the Purdue Ag Alumni Association is offering their original coffee-table best-sellers entitled, Barns of Indiana and Barns of Indiana Vol. 2. Proceeds from the books will benefit th  More...

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Just in time for the giving season, the Purdue Ag Alumni Association is offering their original coffee-table best-sellers entitled, Barns of Indiana and Barns of Indiana Vol. 2. Proceeds from the books will benefit th  More...

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Just in time for the giving season, the Purdue Ag Alumni Association is offering their original coffee-table best-sellers entitled, Barns of Indiana and Barns of Indiana Vol. 2. Proceeds from the books will benefit th  More...

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Just in time for the giving season, the Purdue Ag Alumni Association is offering their original coffee-table best-sellers entitled, Barns of Indiana and Barns of Indiana Vol. 2. Proceeds from the books will benefit th  More...

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Just in time for the giving season, the Purdue Ag Alumni Association is offering their original coffee-table best-sellers entitled, Barns of Indiana and Barns of Indiana Vol. 2. Proceeds from the books will benefit th  More...

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This publication is primarily a resource for teachers and coaches preparing high school students for the Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) Career Development Event (CDE). During that event, teams of students writ  More...
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This is a print-on-demand version of this publication. Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces supports the development of great public spaces reflective of community values. The Indiana-based curriculum is design  More...

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Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces supports the development of great public spaces reflective of community values. The Indiana-based curriculum is designed for use by decision makers and local leaders with ov  More...

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Woodlots are dynamic, vital ecosystems in the urban and suburban landscapes of the Midwest. People own these small wooded lots in urbanized areas for a variety of reasons: timber production, firewood production, recreati  More...
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Land surveys precisely define the locations and boundaries of tracts of land. This publication reviews the history and development of two survey systems, how they work, and the particular value of each.

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This publication provides landowners with information to consider when evaluating and negotiating contracts with wind energy developers. Topics covered include lease vs. easement, parts of a wind energy contract, propert  More...
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Elected officials, planners, and policymakers face many issues concerning the environment, the economy, the safety, and well-being of people they serve. Climate change may affect all of these, starting with the environme  More...
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Most climate change scientists agree on one thing: we're going to see more frequent and intense storm and rainfall events, along with increased flooding, stormwater runoff, and soil erosion. This four-page PDF can help r  More...
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How can you make climate change projections understandable and relevant to the general public? How can we help them see it as an important, local issue that local officials should address? This four-page PDF gives tips o  More...
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Wherever you look, communities have spread out from their urban centers, taking over lands that were traditional agricultural lands and habitat for wildlife. This publication describes the climate and health effects of t  More...
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This six-page publication (downloadable PDF) briefly describes Smart Growth, an approach to land-use planning that targets the state's resources and funding in ways that enhances the quality of life for the residents of  More...
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This brochure tells you about stormwater runoff, why you should care about non-point source pollution, and how you can prevent non-point pollution.  More...
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This four-page publication describes in non-point source pollution and the simple things you can do to reduce polluted runoff. You'll learn about rain gardens, rain barrels, and porous building materials.  More...
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You'll learn the basis for open space planning and how to categorize open spaces. In this four-page publication you'll find the steps to develop and open space plan.  More...
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Habitat loss and fragmentation arguably pose the greatest threats to biological diversity. Agriculture is a dominant land use that, along with urban sprawl and residential development, can reduce the amount and connected  More...

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This publication presents methods for describing soils and landscapes. Its goal is to foster better communication between soil scientists who write soil and landscape evaluation reports and the environmental specialists  More...
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Land use decisions are having significant impacts on our water and other natural resources in communities across the country. The potential negative impacts to our water and natural resources increase as the intensity  More...

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As the name implies, nonpoint source pollution cannot be attributed to any one source. Researchers have determined that polluted runoff is the number one cause of water pollution in the United States. This publication  More...

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This publication discusses why land is converted, local zoning policies and other government policies. It also includes information on tools for protecting agricultural land, reasons to protect agricultural land and s  More...

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To understand how planning and zoning may affect your land, it is important to be familiar with the legal terminology. This publication explains some of the basics of Indiana planning and zoning law, including its origin  More...
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Impervious surfaces are a good indicator of the intensity of development and often contribute to nonpoint source pollution. This publication examines the problems posted by impervious surfaces and how to mitigate such  More...

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Shorebirds, those little brown birds normally associated with ocean shorelines, make an appearance twice a year along seasonally flooded agricultural fields in Indiana. The birds are making their way in the spring to bre  More...
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Many landowners would like to make their land area more attractive for wildlife, but do not know where to start. This paper outlines the basic decision-making process landowners must go through prior to initiating manage  More...
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This publication addresses frequently asked questions about property rights in land in order to dispel myths and misunderstandings and generate thoughtful discussion.  More...
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This publication describes general procedures for developing a constructed wetland for a single family residence. This guide is designed to be used with the diagrams included. It is intended for use by homeowners, regula  More...
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This publication provides information on how to make a comprehensive plan more effective. The publication includes how the plan is amended and how often the plan should be revised.  More...
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This publication provides lists of indicators and similar detailed checklists for each business function identified in ID-236. It provides indicators and checklists for productions, procurement and selling, financial man  More...
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It features 11 programs, several of which are available only on CD-ROM: Chemical Contamination in Fish Update; Environmental Planning for Small Communities (TRILOGY); Environmental Assessment Case Study (ALASKA); Envi  More...

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Of the 226 round barns that are known to have existed in Indiana, more than 100 have vanished from the landscape, thus depriving the state of beautiful landmarks and testimonials to the ingenuity of turn-of-thecentury ag  More...

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An Ecological History of Agriculture, 10,000 B.C.-A.D. 10,000 opens with the first known agriculture and ends in a future in which we might have to use fewer resources to feed more people. The book describes past and pre  More...

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This publication seeks to answer the following questions: What is prime farmland? How is it determined? How much has already been lost, and how much do we have left? What are the consequences of continued loss locally  More...
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