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How to Deal with Nuisance Canada Geese

February 21, 2013
How to Deal with Nuisance Canada Geese

  02/22/13 If Canada geese have become a problem on your property, information is available through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources website. Most goose problems occur from March through June, during the nesting season, when geese are especially aggressive, sometimes attacking and nipping at people. Geese also can cause a great deal of...
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There’s a right way to deal with injured, orphaned wildlife

February 18, 2013
There’s a right way to deal with injured, orphaned wildlife

  02/19/13 Wildlife biologists from the Department of Natural Resources are asking the public to help keep Indiana’s wildlife wild. “Rescuing an injured or apparently abandoned baby wild animal may do the opposite of what you seek to accomplish and eventually cause the animal more harm than good,” said Mark Reiter, director of the...
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Emerald Ash Borer found in Starke County

January 15, 2013
Emerald Ash Borer found in Starke County

  01/16/13 Emerald ash borer (EAB), an invasive species that kills ash trees, has been detected for the first time in Starke County. In Starke County, EAB was found in North Bend Township, specifically, at the Bass Lake Beach and Campground. EAB, first detected in Indiana in 2004, has now been found in more...
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State Parks Seek Summer Interns

January 7, 2013
State Parks Seek Summer Interns

  01/08/13 The DNR is looking to recruit 38 volunteers to work on trails this summer at four state parks for the Indiana Heritage Corps (IHC) program. IHC is an AmeriCorps program administered through the DNR Division of State Parks & Reservoirs. IHC volunteers receive on-site housing, a living allowance of $340 per month,...
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You are always on ‘thin ice’

December 30, 2012
You are always on ‘thin ice’

  12/31/12 Indiana Conservation Officers across the state are advising citizens of the potential hazards of being on frozen lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams this winter. 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. Like...
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Include Indiana’s state parks in your resolutions

December 28, 2012
Include Indiana’s state parks in your resolutions

  12/31/12 As Hoosiers craft their New Year’s resolutions, they should take a cue from two Indiana University graduate students and a pair of Sheridan High School teachers. Laura Harman and her boyfriend Nathan Haffner, both originally from Fort Wayne, resolved this time last year to visit all 24 state parks in Indiana in...
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Special Antler Deer Season Starts Dec. 26

December 20, 2012
Special Antler Deer Season Starts Dec. 26

 12/21/12 One of the many changes to deer hunting regulations that were implemented this year will take place when the special antlerless season begins Dec. 26. The purpose of the extra season is to focus the state’s deer management on counties with high deer densities. The extra season runs for 12 days and will...
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River otters expand to 80 percent of Indiana counties

November 29, 2012
River otters expand to 80 percent of Indiana counties

  11/30/12 River otters are expanding in Indiana and now occupy much of their historic range, representing a success story for wildlife conservation. Hoosiers now have a good chance of seeing river otters in many Indiana watersheds, a memory that will last a lifetime. Officially considered extirpated from Indiana by 1942, river otters were...
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Leesburg man resists arrest and later attempts escape

November 27, 2012
Leesburg man resists arrest and later attempts escape

11/28/12 A Leesburg man faces numerous charges after fleeing from Indiana Conservation Officers Saturday evening.  On November 24, 2012 around 5 p.m. an Indiana Conservation Officer on patrol came across a vehicle near Durham Lake which directed his attention to a hunter coming out from the woods. The hunter identified as Charles Norris, 29,...
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Hunter lucky to be alive after tree stand mishap

November 26, 2012
Hunter lucky to be alive after tree stand mishap

  11/26/12 Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a tree stand accident which occurred on 11/24/12 at 10:45am on the Tri County Fish and Wildlife Area in Kosciusko County.  Clarence “Daven” Gasaway (15) of Warsaw was hunting deer when part of his deer stand broke causing him to fall backwards and become stuck upside down...
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