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Two Injured over Holiday Weekend in Boat Accident on Bass Lake, Boat Sank at Syracues Lake

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May 27, 2014
Two Injured over Holiday Weekend in Boat Accident on Bass Lake, Boat Sank at Syracues Lake

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a personal injury boat accident that occurred on Bass Lake in Starke County. Amanda Marsh 26, of North Judson and Jeremy Hershman, 33 of Willets, CA were both injured while operating personal watercraft on the lake. Hershman collided with Marsh, striking her watercraft at a right angle. Hershman and...
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Find Out What Fish are Biting in Your Area Lakes

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May 22, 2014
Find Out What Fish are Biting in Your Area Lakes

Anglers can find out what fish are biting in a certain lake on what bait by looking online at the updated DNR fishing reports.  The DNR has improved this Web page, dnr.IN.gov/fishwild/8270.htm, to allow for more information to be easily shared about lakes across the state. The new look splits the state into three...
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Conservation Officers offer safe boating tips

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May 21, 2014
Conservation Officers offer safe boating tips

As part of National Safe Boating week, this week (May 17-23), Indiana Conservation Officers are offering Indiana boaters useful tips for an enjoyable and safe summer on the water.  Conservation Officers, who will be patrolling Indiana waterways this summer, are encouraging boaters to become familiar with state boating laws and to follow these safety...
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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

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

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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