Wild Pot Found in Indiana National Park

Park officials, police plan search-and-destroy mission

By Michael Foreman,  Newser User

Posted Aug 22, 2008 4:14 PM CDT

(Newser) – The National Park Service has found wild marijuana growing in a northern Indiana federal park, the Chicago Tribune reports. Officials don't know how many plants are spread throughout the 15,000-acre Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, on Lake Michigan about 30 miles southeast of Chicago, but said they will work with local police to eradicate the illegal crops.



Officials don't know how many plants are spread throughout the 1,500-acre Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore or adjacent properties.
Officials don't know how many plants are spread throughout the 1,500-acre Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore or adjacent properties.   (©karla kaulfuss)
Park service officials discovered wild pot growing throughout Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore park.
Park service officials discovered wild pot growing throughout Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore park.   (© Stinkie Pinkie)
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