Patoka Lake Announces Special Waterfowl Hunt Dates

(PATOKA LAKE) – Patoka Lake has determined hunt dates for its three waterfowl resting areas for 2019-2020. The Sycamore Creek area will remain closed this…

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Applications Open for Waterfowl Reserved Hunts

(UNDATED) – Hunters can apply online for a reserved waterfowl hunt through Sept. 16. Participating properties include Goose Pond, Hovey Lake, Kankakee, Kingsbury, LaSalle, and…

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DNR Find Deadly Virus in White-Tail Deer

(UNDATED) – According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, there have been several reports of a deadly virus impacting the white-tail deer population in…

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National Public Lands Day is Sept. 28

(UNDATED) – National Public Lands Day is September 28. This is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands. Celebrate by helping a DNR…

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Amanda Wuestefeld Named Director of DNR Fish & Wildlife

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Amanda Wuestefeld, who has worked full-time in the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife for more than 25 years, was promoted to division…

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Spice Valley Public Access Site Closed Until Sept. 5

(WILLIAMS) – The Spice Valley public access site near Williams will be temporarily closed for paving operation until Sept. 5, according to the Department of…

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Squirrel Season Runs Through Jan. 31

(UNDATED) – Gray and fox squirrel hunting season is underway and runs through Jan. 31, 2020. Remember to purchase your hunting license. Hunter orange clothing…

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Patoka Lake Dove Hunt Drawing Sept. 1

(PATOKA LAKE) – Patoka Lake is hosting two in-person drawings for controlled dove hunts and a non-draw hunt opportunity, all on Sept. 1. Both drawings…

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Hoosier National Forest Partners with American Forests for Oak Regeneration

(BEDFORD) – The Hoosier National Forest conducted a 700 acre prescribed fire in Perry County, dubbed the Jeffries Burn, in April 2019.  Prescribed fire is…

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Division of Water Floodplain Mapping Webpage Update on Indiana Department of Natural Resources Website

(UNDATED) – The August 2019 update of the Best Available Flood data has been completed, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Data has…

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