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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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Ohio Man Fatally Injured in Swimming Mishap in Kosciusko County, Mechanical Failure on Boat Sends Female to Hospital

July 8, 2013
Ohio Man Fatally Injured in Swimming Mishap in Kosciusko County, Mechanical Failure on Boat Sends Female to Hospital

    07/09/13 Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a tragic swimming accident involving Bradley Heyne, 26, of Coldwater Ohio. On Saturday, July 8th at 6:00pm, Heyne was swimming with friends on the Big Chapman Lake sandbar when he dove head first off of a boat striking his head on the shallow sandbar. Other boaters...
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Boater Education Class at Koontz Lake

July 3, 2013
Boater Education Class at Koontz Lake

  07/05/13 Indiana Conservation Officers are offering a Boater Education course on July 13, 2013 from 9am – 5pm CDT at the Koontz Lake Homeowners Association clubhouse. The course is being sponsored by the Koontz Lake Homeowners Association and is free of charge. The clubhouse is located at 10896 E Cherokee, Walkerton. Lunch will...
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Awareness Campaign Targets Dangers of Boating Under the Influence

June 27, 2013
Awareness Campaign Targets Dangers of Boating Under the Influence

  06/28/13 Indiana Conservation Officers will join a national campaign in late June aimed at creating  heightened public awareness of the dangers of boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Operation Dry Water (ODW) is scheduled for starts today and runs through June 30, just before the Fourth of July. ODW (www.OperationDryWater.org) is...
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Awareness Campaign Targets Dangers of Boating Under the Influence

June 16, 2013
Awareness Campaign Targets Dangers of Boating Under the Influence

  06/17/13 Indiana Conservation Officers will join a national campaign in late June aimed at creating  heightened public awareness of the dangers of boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Operation Dry Water (ODW) is scheduled for June 28-30, just before the Fourth of July. ODW (www.OperationDryWater.org) is a nationwide education and enforcement...
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