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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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DNR campgrounds almost full for Labor Day weekend

August 21, 2013
DNR campgrounds almost full for Labor Day weekend

  08/22/13 A limited amount of campsites at Indiana state parks and reservoirs remain available for Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30 through Sept. 2.  Last-minute planners should make reservations soon before the campgrounds are booked to capacity. Properties with sites left are: Charlestown, Clifty Falls (non-electric only), Lincoln (non-electric and primitive only), McCormick’s Creek,...
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Application Deadline Nears for State Park Deer Reduction Hunts

August 20, 2013
Application Deadline Nears for State Park Deer Reduction Hunts

  08/21/13 The deadline for hunters to apply for this year’s state park deer reduction hunts is Aug. 25. Hunters must apply online by visiting Hunting.IN.gov and clicking on the “Reserved Hunt Info” link. Paper applications are not available.  Deer reduction hunts reduce the ecological damage that deer herds cause in state parks by...
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Banner year for banding peregrine falcon chicks

July 12, 2013
Banner year for banding peregrine falcon chicks

  07/13/13 DNR wildlife biologists recently completed banding efforts with a record number of peregrine falcon chicks that were hatched this spring at 15 successful nesting sites across Indiana. “As a species that is dependent on man-made structures in the lower Midwest, peregrine falcon numbers are at unprecedented levels due to the efforts of...
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Indiana Conservation Officers are Hiring

July 10, 2013
Indiana Conservation Officers are Hiring

    07/11/13 Indiana Conservation Officers are beginning a hiring process on July 31st. Anyone interested in being considered must pass an on-line prerequisite test that may be found at http://www.in.gov/dnr/lawenfor/2760.htm. The prerequisite test must be completed before August 15th, 2013 to be considered for employment during this hiring process. Indiana Conservation Officers are...
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