DNR Taxidermist Incentive Program to collect samples for chronic wasting disease

INDIANA – The Indiana DNR and the National Deer Association have started a program to collect samples for chronic wasting disease (CWD) testing with the…

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“Let the Sun Shine In” initiative funded by USDA grants public-private partnership to focus on forest diversity

BEDFORD – The USDA Forest Service’s Eastern Region recently awarded a Landscape Scale Restoration (LSR) grant to American Bird Conservancy.  The LSR competitive grant program encourages collaborative, science-based restoration…

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Upcoming eagle watch and waterfowl viewing opportunities

INDIANA – Mark your calendars for the Eagle Watch season at Indiana State Parks. January and February bring concentrations of bald eagles to areas of…

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The lesser-known Hoosier fish the cisco

INDIANA – A lesser-known Hoosier fish is a cisco, the only cold-water fish species native to Indiana’s glacial lakes. As early as 1900, cisco could…

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DNR Hatchery system successful producing walleye fingerlings

INDIANA – For the first time, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’s hatchery system was successful in producing advanced walleye fingerlings (measuring 5-7 inches) in…

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Your donation could help nongame and endangered species

INDIANA – The Indiana Nongame Wildlife Fund supports habitat management and conservation efforts for nearly 160 Species of Greatest Conservation Need. In 2022, this dedicated fund will turn…

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Public comments welcomed on proposed changes governing fishing tournaments, trapping animals

INDIANA – The Natural Resources Commission (NRC) has given preliminary adoption to the following rule changes governing fishing tournament licenses/permits, trapping wild animals, and registering…

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DNR stocked 5,228 trout this fall

INDIANA – The Department of Natural Resources stocked 5,228 rainbow trout in five different lakes and streams across Indiana this month. Curtis Creek Trout Rearing…

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DNR to stock 67,000 catfish at 130 public fishing sites in Indiana

INDIANA – The Indiana Department of Natural Resources will stock more than 130 public fishing sites across Indiana with approximately 67,000 channel catfish. District fisheries…

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Governor Holcomb appoints Will Ditzler to lead Wetlands Task Force

INDIANA – Gov. Eric Holcomb has appointed Will Ditzler to lead the important Wetlands Task Force that was part of Senate Enrolled Act 389 passed during the 2021 General…

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