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Clamping down on illegal grass carp sales in Indiana

Thanks to the proactive work of state and federal law enforcement professionals, an Arkansas-based live fish distributor is no longer illegally transporting and selling nonnative grass carp in Indiana. Following complaints from concerned parties, conservation officers within the investigation section of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources worked closely with …

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We are working to close a case involving the shooting of an American bald eagle in Indiana and we need your help. We are seeking information regarding an eagle that was found shot and left for dead in northwest Boone County in March. On March 27 2017, a three year-old …

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Celebrate National Volunteer Week at Indiana State Parks

From maintaining trails to helping in a nature center, Hoosiers can celebrate National Volunteer Week, April 23-29, by donating their time and talent to Indiana’s state parks. “Volunteering gives you a sense of accomplishment,” said Jody Heaston, volunteer coordinator for DNR Division of State Parks. “You know you are helping …

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Free Fishing Day, April 15

This Saturday, April 15, is the first of four Free Fishing Days in Indiana in 2017.   On these special days, Indiana residents can fish public waters without needing a fishing license or a trout stamp. Free Fishing Days are opportunities for families to learn to fish because adults don’t need a …

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