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Success Stories

Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP)

Laporte County AWEP Irrigation Project
Northwest Indiana Irrigation Systems Get Upgraded

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Mager Aerial Seeding
Cover Crop Field Trials Proving Successful
Family Controls Flooding While Providing Wildlife Habitat
Family Controls Flooding While Providing Wildlife Habitat
Candfield Cover Crops
Improving Soil Health with Cover Crops

Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative (CCPI)

Child at drinking water fountain

Partnership Project Reduces Threats to Clean Drinking Water

Drought Relief

Drought Relief in Orange County Indiana

Earth Team Volunteer Program (ETV)

Sandy Smith
Volunteer Utilizes College Education to Help Improve Water Quality
Retirees Help Preserve Indiana's Conservation History

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Ripley County Warm Season Grass Planting
Wildlife Habitat Brings in Birdwatchers
Darby Simpson livestock operation
Beginning Farmer Utilizes EQIP to Improve Livestock Operation

Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP)

Newburgh EWP site during construction
Environmental Protection Program Saves Historic Land

Healthy Rivers Initiative (HRI)

Wasbash River

New Initiative Helps Indiana Wildlife
Wabash River corridor planted in warm season grasses Wabash River Corridor Gets a Facelift

Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watershed Initiative (MRBI)

students monitor biology in Middle Eel watershed

MRBI Project Propels Students into Action
Cover Crops in Indiana
Three County Partnership Reduces Runoff and Improves Wildlife Habitat

Wildcat Creek

Initiative Reduces Sediment/Nutrient Load in Mississippi River Basin


Bull Run/West Creek Watershed Partnership Project

Wildcat Creek Watershed Partnership Project
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Soil Health

Anson Family Soil Health success story
Attitudes Change with Healthy Soils
Roger Wenning Soil Health success story
Healthy Soil for a New Generation
Don Villwock Soil Health success story
The Soil Health Journey Continues

Wetland Reserve Enhancement Program (WREP)

Flood Relief for Southwest Indiana Landowners

Wetland Reserve Program (WRP)

Pokagon WRP site in Indiana

Pokagon Tribe Uses WRP to Restore Cultural Land Use
Returning Wetlands to their Natural Habitat
Restoring Wetlands to their Natural Habitat
Ms. Droddy on WRP
A River Runs Through It
Krueger WRP Site
Word of Mouth Helps Protect Wetlands