Students slog through the bog, help restore wetlands

From Post-Tribune:

Planting native species at Cowles Bog on Friday afternoon was an adventure in the mud for about 20 college students.

“It’s definitely not typical gardening,” said 20-year-old Brittany Wisniewski, one of the hearty young people from Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin who were helping to restore degraded wetlands…

Located in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore near Dune Acres, Cowles Bog proved to be a tough place to put the likes of Carex stricta and hop sedge in the soil…