2nd Quarter Update Part 2 – Community Concerns

Community Concerns about Lake Monroe Thank you very much to all the community members who participated in our two Lake Monroe Community Forums this winter!  These forums were held in […]

Four Great Hikes in the Lake Monroe Watershed

Did you know that the Lake Monroe watershed is over 400 square miles in size?  That means rain that falls on about ¾ of Brown County, about ¼ of Monroe […]

Watershed Management Plan 2nd Quarter 2020 Report

One of the first steps in developing a watershed management plan is evaluating the watershed, which is to say all the land and streams that drain into Lake Monroe.  Our […]

Watershed Sampling Blitz – Volunteer Callout

UPDATE March 24th – Event Canceled. Given the current pandemic situation, we are cancelling the Watershed Sampling Blitz that was scheduled for April 24th. We plan to continue with our […]

Lake Monroe Watershed Plan – 1st Quarter Update

My name is Maggie Sullivan and I am thrilled to be working as the Watershed Coordinator for Lake Monroe. My job over the next two years is to spearhead the […]

What You Can Do About Plastics In Lake Monroe

Keep your trash out of the lake and off of the shoreline. Reduce use of single use plastics. Recycle plastic waste . Pick up trash when you see it. Stop smoking! […]

319 Grant To Bring Cleaner Water To Lake Monroe

Friends of Lake Monroe is in the final stages of finalizing the paperwork. The 319 grant will give FLM the capacity to hire a watershed coordinator and develop a watershed […]

February Shoreline Cleanup: Nothing Butt The Facts

Inclement weather forced the cancellation of the regularly scheduled shoreline cleanup for February. However, FLM board member Richard Harris conducted an impromptu solo effort on February 19, concentrating his efforts […]

Daily Lake Monroe Water Levels

The Army Corps of Engineers maintains a web page with water levels for major rivers and lakes within the Louisville District. This includes Lake Monroe! Their page of water level […]

Overview Of Lake Monroe

Note: The following article was written by Brady Barksdale, our summer intern and a student in the IU School of Public Health. Lake Monroe History/Background Information Lake Monroe, located in […]

Indiana Lakes Management Society 10th Annual Photo Contest

The Indiana Lakes Management Society is hosting their 10th Annual Photo Contest. Winning photographs will be featured in their quarterly newsletter and in their social media. Entries are due by […]

Interview with IFA about the Proposed Logging in Hoosier National Forest

Courtesy of WFHB Forest Service Set to Log 4000 Acres in Hoosier National Forest Federal Authorities are considering logging thousands of acres of the Hoosier National Forest, including over 400 acres […]

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