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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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One-day Shutdown of License Sales Planned for June 15

June 7, 2013
One-day Shutdown of License Sales Planned for June 15

    06/10/13 The computer system that the state uses to sell Indiana hunting and fishing licenses will shut down from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, for maintenance. People will be unable to buy hunting or fishing licenses on this day. The shutdown affects all forms of license sales, including...
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Wild animals: If you care, leave it there

June 5, 2013
Wild animals: If you care, leave it there

    06/06/13 People who encounter young wildlife such as a fawn or rabbit should leave the animal alone and avoid attempting to “rescue” it, according to the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife.  April to July is the peak season for people to see baby animals in Indiana. Often animals leave their young...
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Make Indiana state parks and reservoirs your gym this summer

June 4, 2013
Make Indiana state parks and reservoirs your gym this summer

    06/05/13 You can get in shape, experience the outdoors and earn a shot at winning prizes by taking the Department of Natural Resources Fitness Challenge. The challenge is sponsored by DNR’s Division of State Parks & Reservoirs. The challenge entails walking, biking, paddling or swimming at least 25 miles inside one or...
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