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Beware the Fig Buttercup! A new invasive found in the dunes

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May 2, 2018

Submitted by Nathanael Pilla
What? an invasive species worse than garlic mustard? Please read on to learn about the Fig Buttercup. The fig buttercup is a new and worrisome record for northwest Indiana. With everyone’s help we can nip this in the bud!
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A New Invasive: The Fig Buttercup
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Bird of the Month – Sandhill Crane

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November 14, 2017

Submitted by: Steve Sass
Feature photo by: Mark Blassage

November is the month that officially kicks off the holiday season, and if you’re anything like me, your goal is to make it to January with the least amount of emotional and financial distress possible. November is also the month that is…


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Invasive Species: Phragmites – It’s Okay to Hate Them

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September 19, 2017

Submitted by: Nathanael Pilla, Project Coordinator, Save the Dunes

Do you ever pull up to a stop sign and can’t see what is coming because there is a very tall, obnoxious grass in the way? Not a three to five foot grass, but one that is ten feet tall or more? This grass is more than likely something called phragmites (pronounced frag-might-eeeeeees)– an invasive species or…

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