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Hunting incident on Lake Maxinkuckee

October 16, 2011
Hunting incident on Lake Maxinkuckee

10/17/11 Indiana conservation officers are investigating a hunting incident that happened at approximately 9:43 am on October 16, 2011.  The incident involved a Jason Steiner 34 years old of Knox Indiana.  He and two other men were waterfowl hunting on the lake when Steiner’s muzzle bead became entangled in the camo netting that created...
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Enjoying Indiana’s Outdoors Safely

September 29, 2011
Enjoying Indiana’s Outdoors Safely

09/30/11 With all the signs of fall being just around the corner, this means more and more people are going to be enjoying the beauty of Indiana’s great outdoors. Whether you are out enjoying the scenery or participating in the upcoming hunting seasons, Indiana Conservation Officers would like to take a moment to inform...
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Conservation Officers Practice Ice Dives

January 28, 2011
Conservation Officers Practice Ice Dives

01/31/11 Indiana Conservation Officers Nathan Hooley (L) from Kosciusko County and Dustin Whitehead (R) from Elkhart County help Conservation Officer diver Jon Engle of Wabash onto the ice after a practice ice dive Thursday on Lake Wawasee.  In addition to Engle, 3 other conservation officer divers braved the 20 degree air and 34 degree...
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THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS SAFE ICE!

December 17, 2010
THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS SAFE ICE!

12/20/10 As cold temperatures become established across Northern Indiana, many ice fishermen have dusted off their gear and are heading for the ice.  “This year we have an added element that will have to be taken into consideration when heading out onto the ice; and that is snow” says Indiana Conservation Officer John Salb. ...
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POACHER HOTLINE READY FOR ANOTHER BUSY SEASON

November 8, 2010
POACHER HOTLINE READY FOR ANOTHER BUSY SEASON

11/09/10 Hoosier hunters looking to report wildlife violations this hunting season should look to Indiana’s Turn In a Poacher hotline.   According to Indiana Conservation Officer/PIO John Salb, the Turn In a Poacher (TIP) hotline is a reward based program, similar to crime stoppers, established as an outlet for sportsmen and the general public to...
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DNR ANNOUNCES WATERFOWL HUNTING WORKSHOP

September 2, 2010
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09/02/10 A waterfowl hunting workshop will be held on Saturday September 25th from 9 AM until 12 noon at the Tri-County Fish and Wildlife Area near North Webster.  Instructed by Indiana Conservation Officers and DNR Wildlife Biologists, some topics of discussion will be: The history of waterfowl hunting Waterfowl ID (study skins and wings...
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PLAY IT SAFE THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND

August 31, 2010
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08/31/10 With Labor Day Weekend signaling the traditional close to summer, Indiana Conservation Officers are reminding folks using Indiana’s waterways and state recreation areas to play it safe.  According to Indiana Conservation Officer/PIO John Salb, Labor Day Weekend may signal the near end to swimming and waterskiing activities, but signals the start to Indiana’s...
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Potato Creek Naturalist Wins State Award

June 18, 2010
Potato Creek Naturalist Wins State Award

06/18/10 Three employees of the DNR Division of State Parks and Reservoirs, were recently honored with the Monarch Award from the division.  Among those was Marie Hamstra of Potato Creek State Park This annual award is the division’s way of recognizing its seasonal interpretive naturalists, heritage interpreters, and tour guides who have displayed and...
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INDIANA CONSERVATION OFFICER RECEIVES AWARD

June 15, 2010
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06/15/10  Indiana Conservation Officer First Sergeant Mark Hines was awarded the DNR Law Enforcement Division’s Director’s leadership Award in ceremonies held in Indianapolis on May 26th.   Hines, a 32 year Conservation Officer serves in a supervisor capacity in the DNR’s Syracuse Law Enforcement District.  He began his career in 1978 as a field conservation...
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WATERFOWL HUNTERS REMINDED TO “WEAR IT”

December 17, 2008

12/17/08 Waterfowl hunters throughout Indiana are being strongly reminded, by Indiana Conservation Officers, that a life jacket will not work unless it is being worn.   “Our “Wear It” campaign to promote life jacket use is not just for the warm weather months” said Michael Crider, Director of the Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement...
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