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Invasive species pose threat to Indiana

By Savannah Schroering

Art by Savannah Schroering

Editor’s Note: To learn more about how FC clubs and organizations work to preserve the environment, read Page 15 of this Friday’s print edition of The Bagpiper on Sept. 2.

Indiana’s forests are beautiful homes to many kinds of plants and animals, but unfortunately have some uninvited guests: invasive species.

“These invasive species are crowding out the natives, so it’s changing the species we had to start with,” said DNR (Department of Natural Resources) interpretive staff member Karen Pierce. Continue reading Invasive species pose threat to Indiana