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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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Indiana Deer Hunters Feeding Hungry Hoosiers

October 16, 2013
Indiana Deer Hunters Feeding Hungry Hoosiers

  10/17/13 This fall, some Hoosiers who need some help will be able to put more food on the table, thanks to deer hunters and the DNR Division of Law Enforcement’s Sportsman’s Benevolence Fund. The fund makes it possible for hunters to donate venison through a participating butcher by paying the processing fee. To...
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Indiana Conservation Officers arrest Chicago man in Starke County, IN for illegally buying & selling wildlife

October 14, 2013
Indiana Conservation Officers arrest Chicago man in Starke County, IN for illegally buying & selling wildlife

  10/15/13 Indiana Conservation Officers arrested Alexander Moy, 47, of Chicago, IL for illegally selling and buying wildlife. Over a period of several months, Moy purchased and sold fish, turtles, raccoons, and whitetail deer. Late this morning, Conservation Officers served search warrants in Hamlet at Moy’s Starke County property, known as Kankakee Valley Fish...
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It’s deer hunting season, doggone it!

September 30, 2013

10/01/13 Last year multiple complaints were made about pet dogs that were shot or went missing during deer season. Indiana Conservation Officers would like to remind all residents that shooting or killing a dog is a serious crime. Indiana Code 35-46-3-12 specifies that maiming or killing a dog is a class D Felony punishable...
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2013 Deer harvest may not exceed record of 2012

September 17, 2013
2013 Deer harvest may not exceed record of 2012

  09/18/13 Hunters in Indiana can expect another productive deer season in 2013, but probably not as productive as last year’s record setter. Hoosier deer hunters in 2012 harvested 136,248 deer. The deer harvest record has been broken in four of the last five seasons, a trend that DNR deer research biologist Chad Stewart...
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Venison donation program connects hunters and the public

September 1, 2013
Venison donation program connects hunters and the public

    09/03/13 A program that allows hunters to give deer meat to those who want venison will be available again this fall.  GiveIN Game, DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife’s venison donation program, will be available for its third year. Hunters who are willing to donate venison and people who would like to...
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Indiana Conservation Officers Stress Safety on the Water and in the Woods

August 27, 2013
Indiana Conservation Officers Stress Safety on the Water and in the Woods

  08/28/13 Labor Day weekend typically marks the end to the summer boating season   for Hoosiers and the beginning of Indiana hunting seasons. Indiana Conservation Officers are encouraging boaters to continue to be mindful of safe boating techniques during the final days of summer and for hunters to revisit their safety plans. The best...
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