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Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann to re-dedicate Pathway to Water Quality
For release Wednesday, August 7, 2013


Pathway logo Indianapolis - Twenty years ago the northeast corner of the Indiana State Fairgrounds was a parking area. Today, it is a lush, green park-like setting greeting thousands of fairgoers with a great conservation education message behind every display. 


Pathway to Water Quality, located next to the Boy Scout Legacy Bridge, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year at the great Indiana State Fair with a re-dedication on Farmers' Day, Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 9:30 a.m. 


Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann, Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development, will join Indiana Conservation Partnership leaders and Pathway steering committee members and friends to celebrate the soil and water conservation exhibit's conservation message, view the newly restored pond and tour the exhibit. 

newly restored pond
As part of the 20 year anniversary of Pathway, the the front pond was restored as a model to show land owners what can be done using native plants in or near a water feature. 

Who:  Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann  and Indiana conservation leaders and friends, fairgoers

What: Pathway to Water Quality's 20th Anniversary Celebration & Re-dedication

When: Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 9:30 a.m. EDT

Where: Front entrance of PWQ #19 on the map, located at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 E. 38th St., Indpls., IN 46205

Why: To celebrate 20 years of soil and water conservation education at this great exhibit by re-dedicating Pathway and our newly restored front pond.


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Becky Fletcher, State Public Affairs Specialist, USDA NRCS 317-372-9153


DeeDee Sigler, Communications Manager, IASWCD 317-431-6098  

Indiana Conservation Partnership

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