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Sea Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Riddles Lake

September 24, 2012
Sea Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Riddles Lake

  09/25/12 Inclement weather on Saturday forced an emergency sea plane landing on Riddles Lake in southern St. Joseph County.   The pilot, Michael Monreal of Barrington (IL), and his passengers were unharmed. Monreal was en route from Wolf Lake, Illinois to James Lake near Angola, Indiana when late morning storms in the South...
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Those who know will go, Sept. 15-16

August 23, 2012
Those who know will go, Sept. 15-16

 08/24/12  The fourth annual Hoosier Outdoor Experience, which is free to all participants, is coming to Indianapolis’ Fort Harrison State Park, Sept. 15-16. If you were one of the estimated 20,000 men, women or children who reveled in the more than 50 hands-on outdoor activities last year, you’ve probably had these dates circled for...
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Tree Stand Accident near Plymouth

August 16, 2012
Tree Stand Accident near Plymouth

 08/17/12 Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a tree stand accident that occurred at 10099 7th Road near Plymouth Wednesay evening.  According to Conservation Seth Officer Owens, 45 year old Stephen E Guzak, was attempting to hang his tree stand to hunt from in the upcoming deer season and as he did he fell from the...
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DNR submits early migratory bird 2012 season dates

August 7, 2012
DNR submits early migratory bird 2012 season dates

  08/08/12 The 2012 early migratory bird season dates have been submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by the Indiana DNR as listed below. As in other years, these dates are not final until the USFWS approves them, which typically happens by the end of August. The season dates fall within the...
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Mississinewa Reservoir boat accident leaves one critical

July 23, 2012
Mississinewa Reservoir boat accident leaves one critical

  07/24/12  Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a boat accident which occurred on Mississinewa Reservoir on Sunday at approximately 5:20pm.  Mitchell Morris (22) of Lafontaine, Indiana was boating with three other friends when Mitchell and two others decided to jump from their boat which was traveling approximately 40-45 mph.  The two who jumped with...
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July 18, 2012

  07/19/12 The Department of Natural Resources and the state Department of Homeland Security have issued a Water Shortage Warning for all counties in Indiana due to drought conditions. Under the state’s Water Shortage Plan, notification letters are being sent to owners and operators of significant water withdrawal facilities calling on them to implement...
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Indiana Tree Project partners with Groupon

July 17, 2012
Indiana Tree Project partners with Groupon

  07/18/12 The Indiana Tree Project and Groupon Grassroots, the philanthropic arm of Groupon, last week announced the launch of a local campaign to support and expand Indiana’s state forests. This campaign began on July 16th and runs through July 22. Using Groupon Grassroots’ collective action model, Groupon subscribers can pledge support for the...
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Campaign Targets Boating while Intoxicated

June 19, 2012
Campaign Targets Boating while Intoxicated

  06/20/12 Indiana Conservation Officers will participate June 22-24 in the Operation Dry Water national campaign to heighten awareness of dangers related to boating while intoxicated. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources encourages boaters to visit state parks, reservoirs and lakes to pursue boating as an enjoyable recreational activity. “We want to see everyone...
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Lily Pads add Lake Beauty and Benefits

June 18, 2012
Lily Pads add Lake Beauty and Benefits

  06/19/12 If you’ve spent any time on one of more than 450 natural lakes scattered across northern Indiana, chances are you’ve seen two of the most beautiful flowers in the Hoosier state: the white water lily and yellow pond lily. Commonly called lily pads in recognition of their broad, green leaves, both plants...
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Conservation Officers Arrest 11 Drunk Boaters and Issue over 220 Tickets

May 31, 2012
Conservation Officers Arrest 11 Drunk Boaters and Issue over 220 Tickets

   06/01/12  Indiana Conservation Officers in operational district one cracked down on Memorial Day weekend on would be violators.  District One comprises the counties of Wabash, Miami, Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, St. Joseph, and Elkhart.  16 officers logged 461 hours of patrol which included patrols at state properties within the district such as Mississinewa and...
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