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Black bear spotted in Indiana

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS– For the first time in 140 years a black bear has been confirmed inside the border of the state. Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologists confirmed on Friday the presence of a wild black bear in northern Indiana and said the bear had moseyed its way in from Michigan. The DNR […]

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Early treatments seem to be keeping invasive plant at bay

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS —The Department of Natural Resources is testing out an herbicide treatment in LaGrange County in an attempt to stop an invasive plant that can ruin a boating or fishing trip. Most natural lakes in Indiana have Eurasian watermilfoil. It starts growing early in the season and often starves native species forming […]

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New law: Budget authorizes new state park lodge

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Potato Creek could be the first Indiana State Park in nearly 80 years to get a new inn. Gov. Mike Pence has proposed building a $25 million lodge to be called the Bicentennial Inn at the property in North Liberty. It will be named for Indiana’s 200th birthday coming […]

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Free fishing, programs available this weekend

By Braden Pelley TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – State officials are trying to get Hoosiers hooked on fishing. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources will hold free-fishing weekend June 6 and 7 with many programs and locations to go fishing. Clint Kowalik, coordinator of the GoFishIN in the City program said, “It’s a good chance for the […]

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State appeals fenced hunting case; Zoeller appeals for legislative action

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The attorney general has asked the Indiana Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that says the state can’t regulate fenced deer hunting under current law. But Republican Greg Zoeller said his first choice is for lawmakers to step in and resolve a long-running dispute over whether the operations are […]

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DNR stocked a record number of fish in 2014

By Adam Lee                                                                                                         […]

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House sends fenced hunting bill to Senate

By Aubrey Helms & Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana House passed a controversial bill Tuesday that will legalize and regulate fenced deer hunting preserves, despite concern among opponents that hunting captive animals is unethical. House Bill 1453 now moves to the Senate. The bill’s author, Rep. Sean Eberhart, R-Shelbyville, called the proposal “common […]

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Appeals Court: DNR has no authority to regulate fenced hunting

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – State wildlife officials overstepped their authority when they acted to ban high-fence deer hunting preserves, according to a ruling Monday from the Indiana Court of Appeals. In a 2-1 decision, the court said state law does not speak to the hunting operations and therefore the Indiana Department of Natural […]

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Committee delays vote on controversial fenced hunting bill

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A House committee could vote on a bill next week that would allow fenced deer hunting preserves to be officially legalized and regulated in Indiana. After a 10-year battle between the preserves and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, House Bill 1453 would eliminate the limbo in which the preserves currently […]

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Study group: Legalize, regulate fenced hunting preserves

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Fenced deer hunting preserves would be legalized and regulated in Indiana if the General Assembly implements a recommendation approved Tuesday by a legislative study committee. The group’s endorsement went beyond simply legalizing the handful of preserves that already exist. Instead, the Agriculture and Natural Resources Study Committee voted 8-3 […]

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