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ACRES Land Trust has acquired a 126-acre property surrounding Quog Lake in LaGrange County, ensuring permanent protection of a rare quaking bog and its notable ecology. “It’s a significant natural area that needs to be preserved,” said Mike Metz, LaGrange County’s parks and recreation director.  “It’s great that ACRES has taken on doing that.” Metz …

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Photo: Rob Biggs, Allen County Highway Department Foreman and Casey Jones, ACRES director of land management coordinate fight against Japanese stiltgrass. ACRES Land Trust is coordinating with land management partners to eradicate Japanese stiltgrass, a non-native invasive plant common to southern Indiana and the eastern United States and newly identified in northern Indiana late last …

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