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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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State Parks & Reservoirs photo contest runs through Dec. 31

November 13, 2013
State Parks & Reservoirs photo contest runs through Dec. 31

  11/14/13 There’s still time for photographers to enter submissions for the DNR Division of State Parks & Reservoirs photography contest, which runs through the end of the year. Photographers must be 18 or older. Photos must be submitted electronically via the DNR State Parks & Reservoirs Flickr page at flickr.com/groups/indianadnr. Photos of plants,...
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Man Injured in Grenade Accident in Walkerton

November 10, 2013
Man Injured in Grenade Accident in Walkerton

  11/11/13 Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an incident involving a grenade launcher. Kevin Patterson (41), from Walkerton, was injured after firing a starburst grenade round from an AR-15 platform rifle. The incident occurred at a private shooting range in the 3000 block of Plymouth-LaPorte Trail in Marshall County. “The 37 millimeter starburst grenade...
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North Zone Water Flow Season Proves Sucessful

October 23, 2013
North Zone Water Flow Season Proves Sucessful

10/24/13 Indiana Conservation Officers across northern Indiana were kept busy this past weekend working with waterfowl hunters to manage migratory waterfowl populations which pass through Indiana during the next few months. The north zone comprises the northern third of the counties in the state. Indiana is split into three zones based on migration patterns...
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