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Week Focuses on Stopping Spread of Ash Tree Killer

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May 16, 2014
Week Focuses on Stopping Spread of Ash Tree Killer

05/19/14 Indiana has almost 150 million ash trees, and they are dying by the thousands, costing Hoosiers millions and marring the landscape. The killer is tiny, elusive and resilient. The emerald ash borer beetle, EAB for short, can fly, but not far. Its rapid spread is caused by humans moving the firewood in which...
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What to do if you find a baby or injured animal

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April 14, 2014
What to do if you find a baby or injured animal

04/15/14 Every spring, kind-hearted Hoosiers “rescue” an injured or seemingly abandoned baby wild animal and try to care for it. The DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife has one thing to say: Don’t do it. In early April, cottontail rabbits and squirrels have young in their nests. If you come across a nest, leave...
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DNR asks public help in finding Indiana’s largest trees

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April 11, 2014
DNR asks public help in finding Indiana’s largest trees

The Department of Natural Resources is accepting nominations for the 2015 Big Tree Register, a list of the largest known specimen of each native tree species in the state of Indiana. The register is published every five years.  Nominations will be accepted through October. The 2015 Big Tree Register nomination form is available at...
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DNR offers beginning turkey hunting workshop in March

February 18, 2014
DNR offers beginning turkey hunting workshop in March

  02/19/14 Registration is open for a DNR workshop series in March that will teach how to hunt wild turkey. “Hunt, Fish, Eat: Wild Turkey” is part of the ongoing “Hunt, Fish, Eat” program that is run by the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife and teaches self-reliance. The program is free. Installments of...
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Warsaw Man Charged for Selling Wildlife on Craigslist

February 12, 2014
Warsaw Man Charged for Selling Wildlife on Craigslist

  02/13/14 (Warsaw) Indiana Conservation Officers acting on a tip received on the 1.800.TIP.IDNR hotline, charged Matthew M. Kerkhoff, 21, of Warsaw for selling a Badger on Craigslist. Indiana Conservation Officer Nick Vander Molen received the TIP (Turn In a Poacher) case and subsequently investigated the allegations against Kerkhoff. It is unlawful to sell...
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Game bird habitat development funds available for landowners

February 11, 2014
Game bird habitat development funds available for landowners

  02/12/14 Private landowners looking to improve wildlife habitat on their property may qualify for financial assistance through the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife, particularly if they want to benefit bobwhite quail and ring-neck pheasants. Bobwhite quail and ring-neck pheasant are prized game birds. However, populations of both have suffered from permanent habitat...
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Precision pipeline contractors uncover human skull in Porter County

January 21, 2014
Precision pipeline contractors uncover human skull in Porter County

  01/22/14 Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the discovery of a human skull found in Porter County. The skull was uncovered by the Precision Pipeline Company during their excavating late Monday morning. Pipeline contractors immediately ceased operations and contacted the Porter County Sheriff’s Department to investigate the discovery. Sheriff’s Detectives processed the scene but...
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DNR Seeks Input on Fish, Hunt, Trap Regulations

January 2, 2014
DNR Seeks Input on Fish, Hunt, Trap Regulations

  01/03/14 The DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife wants to hear your ideas on fishing, hunting,  trapping and other fish and wildlife related regulations in Indiana, including special permits. From Jan. 2 to Feb. 28, the public can use a convenient online form to contribute ideas and provide input on issues the DNR...
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Winter Recreation Safety Tips from the DNR

December 25, 2013
Winter Recreation Safety Tips from the DNR

12/26/13 Indiana Conservation Officers would like to remind the public how to be safe while recreating this winter. Whether it is heading to our favorite ice fishing spot, cross country skiing at Potato Creek State Park, or riding along Indiana’s longest snowmobile trail, The Buffalo Run, it’s important to remember a few key safety...
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DNR Urges Public to Beware of ‘Thin Ice’

December 12, 2013
DNR Urges Public to Beware of ‘Thin Ice’

  12/13/13 Every winter, thousands of Hoosiers enjoy fishing, skating, hiking or just sliding around on frozen ponds and lakes. And every year, people drown after falling through ice. As ice begins to form on many waterways, Indiana Conservation Officers with the Department of Natural Resources want citizens to put safety first. Here are...
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