Strategic research, steady data gathering, timeless application. Repeat.
The Lilly Center’s mission is specific: use research to help make the lakes and streams of Kosciusko County clean, healthy, safe and beautiful. That’s our focus year-round!
Through strategic research, detailed scientific analysis and weekly sampling, we gather essential, high-quality data on Kosciusko County waterways. Then, using education and collaboration, we equip community members to protect natural resources. Here are a few ways to learn:
Find Your Lake
Search for the lake you live on (or the one you plan to visit) to learn about it’s location, size, depth and more.
Blue-Green Algae Research
Blue-green algae is actually a type of bacteria. It often blooms in warm, nutrient-rich water, and can pose a health risk to people and pets.