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Beauty of butterflies on display at Tippecanoe County Butterfly Encounter

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Nature enthusiasts can learn about butterflies and how to photograph them at the annual Tippecanoe County Butterfly Encounter on July 16 at Prophetstown State Park. Purdue’s Department of Entomology and Evonik Degussa Corp. Tippecanoe Laboratories are sponsors of the Butterfly Encounter, which begins at 10 a.m. Participants should meet at the […]

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Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The destructive emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Lafayette by a Purdue entomologist, the city forester and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. The invasive insect that destroys ash trees was first found in Tippecanoe County near Americus last year, but city forester Belinda Kiger said this latest confirmed find […]

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Purdue Ag begins second phase of help for Afghanistan

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Purdue University’s efforts to help war-torn Afghanistan improve the capabilities of its agricultural universities enter a second phase with an agreement for $32 million in additional funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development. The Strengthening Afghan Agriculture Faculties agreement, announced Monday (April 4), is a five-year grant to continue and […]

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Insectaganza to draw hundreds of Tippecanoe fifth-graders to Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Department of Entomology will bring Tippecanoe County fifth-graders to campus on Tuesday (Oct. 13) for its 13th annual Science on Six Legs: An Insectaganza of Education. More than 760 fifth-graders, 32 teachers and 70 adult chaperones from 12 different schools will participate in a full day of insect activities […]

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Butterfly Encounter offers photography course, picnic

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Entomology and Eli Lilly and Co.’s Tippecanoe Laboratories are once again sponsoring the Tippecanoe County Butterfly Encounter, Saturday, July 18, for butterfly enthusiasts of all ages and expert levels. The event, which begins with a newly added insect photography workshop, will convene at 9:00 am at the Lilly Tippecanoe […]

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