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 Indiana’s night sky and a removable eight-page insert on Summit Lake State Park. That article continues the magazine’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.