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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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National Safe Boating Week, May 18-24, focuses on life jacket use

May 20, 2013
National Safe Boating Week, May 18-24, focuses on life jacket use

    05/21/13 Excuses for not wearing a life jacket when boating abound.   “It’s too hot! It doesn’t look cool. I know how to swim. Nothing is going to happen to me.”   Approximately 700 people drown in the United States each year from recreational boating accidents. The vast majority of those drowning...
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Free Fishing Day is May 18

May 15, 2013
Free Fishing Day is May 18

  05/16/13 For Hoosiers who have never cast a fishing line or haven’t cast one lately, Free Fishing Day on May 18 is a great opportunity. That’s because Indiana’s adult residents do not need a fishing license or a trout/salmon stamp to fish Indiana public waters during Free Fishing Days. May 18 is the...
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Small Game Hunting Survey Sent to Indiana hunters

May 15, 2013
Small Game Hunting Survey Sent to Indiana hunters

    05/16/13 The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has mailed a survey to 15,540 Indiana hunters to help improve the management of Indiana’s small game and furbearer species. By completing this 20-question survey, hunters can give opinions on their hunting experiences of quail, grouse, pheasant, squirrel, rabbit, woodcock and crow. DNR research biologists...
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