The school is a 16-week weeding-out process during which recruits undergo four weeks of military-style basic training and 12 weeks of field training with a supervising officer. Readers will find out what it takes to wear the green uniform of an Indiana conservation officer.
The 48-page full-color magazine also includes a photo essay on Indianaâ€™s night sky and a removable eight-page insert on Summit Lake State Park. That article continues the magazineâ€™s series in which one state park or reservoir property will be portrayed through 2016, the 100th anniversary of Indiana state parks. To view a short video on Summit Lake, see
Outdoor Indiana is available now at most DNR properties and Barnes & Noble stores in Indiana for $3 a copy. Save 33 percent off the cover price and buy a one-year, six-issue subscription for $12.
To subscribe online or read excerpts, go to OutdoorIndiana.org. Subscriptions can also be purchased by calling (317) 233-3046.