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Restoration project helps Valpo park go native

VALPARAISO | Rogers Lakewood Park might qualify for a guest shot on one of those "ultimate makeover" reality shows as the parks staff tries to convert it from that carefree look to something more native.

January 27, 2013 5:45 pm
Beverly Shores a community in harmony with nature

Beverly Shores a community in harmony with nature

Arlene Beglin, Bill Shaudt and Phoebe Boelter, members of the Environmental Restoration Group of Beverly Shores, are shown in their award-winning native plant landscape, which received a Bringing Nature Home Award this year from Friends of the Shirley Heinze Land Trust.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am
Chesterton educator lectures about restoring the earth's eco-balance with native plants

Chesterton educator lectures about restoring the earth's eco-balance with native plants

A retired school teacher who taught elementary school with an emphasis in environmental education, Peg Mohar doesn’t have the mien of a revolutionary. But when Mohar spoke last Saturday at a Gibson Woods Wild Ones meeting, she talked about a simple way to restore and rejuvenate our environme…

October 10, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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Hedge fun: Purdue CD lists more than 100 of Indiana's native shrubs

Hedge fun: Purdue CD lists more than 100 of Indiana's native shrubs

Those of us who remember the 60s remember first lady, the late Claudia Alta Taylor "Ladybird" Johnson, who urged us to "plant a tree, a bush, or a shrub" to help keep America beautiful.

December 16, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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