Outdoor Indiana magazine’s January-February issue takes you inside DNR’s Law Enforcement’s Recruit School.The school is a 16-week weeding-out process during which recruits undergo four weeks of military-style basic training and 12 weeks of field training with a supervising officer. Readers will find out what it takes to wear the green uniform of an Indiana conservation office.
The DNR online CheckIN Game system now offers hunters the option to report their harvested game from any telephone.
In summer 2013, about 5,000 catfish will earn release from federal prison in Terre Haute. That’s right, catfish. In a partnership between the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Federal Bureau of Prisons, inmates at Terre Haute’s Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) will raise channel catfish for DNR’s new urban fishing program and walleyes for selected northern Indiana lakes.