That Ain’t A Water Moccasin: The Northern Water Snake

Editor's note: the following is from a recent newspaper column by WildIndiana Publisher Brent T. Wheat.  It is directed to readers in north-central Indiana;...

Time to Appreciate the Unappreciated: Turkey Vultures

“Jeez, that’s nasty,” I said to myself, quickly turning my head after getting a whiff of something rotten. I had stopped to check the...

It pays to pick up what nature is laying down

We’ve all heard it before and silently wondered if it was just a myth. “I’m going to have to fish slow this afternoon,” said...

More Than Just A Stamp

Every summer, hunters, birders, conservationists and stamp collectors celebrate when the new edition of Federal Duck Stamps go on sale. Originally called the Federal...

Peregrine Falcons rule the skies

Many people have a romance for raptors. Maybe it’s because of their stealth and poise or grace in flight. When it comes to birds...

Time to bag the Bradford

This is an urgent warning: Public Enemy Number One is lurking outside your window right now! RUN!! Actually, don’t run; just amble outdoors in a...

Swimming like a fish

"He swims like a fish!" It's an expression you might hear someone say while watching the people at a swimming pool or a beach....

Which bluegills are better to keep?

Every spring and summer questions are raised by serious bluegill fishermen. How many should a single person keep? Is it better to keep the...

A Phosphorus Sweet Spot

Farmers, gardeners and people who like to keep lawns growing fast enough to ensure their lawnmowers get regular workouts know that they have to...

Bird Feeders: It’s for the Birds!

Today I was sitting on the patio, absent-mindedly watching the bird feeder while trying to figure out a topic for our weekly discussion. The...

Podcast Episode #6- New ATV Helmet Law (and a shark in...

Capt. Bill Browne of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources discusses the new ATV helmet law that takes effective July 1, 2017.  The purpose...

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