Indiana Darters: You can call me Nerdlinger

The beginning of Moby Dick starts with “Call me Ishmael.”  It is a story is about a man obsessed with chasing a whale. My book...

Sun’s out, gun’s out: Tippecanoe River is our Mussel (not muscle) Beach

Editor's note: The Tippecanoe River is a special place; here is a press release from the Purdue University Extension Service about a new website...
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Mosquitoes, Chiggers and Ticks: Dealing with Bugs

We are now firmly in the throes of Indiana's vampire season. Every outdoor adventure between now and the first frost will include a host...

Young Naturalists at Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary

Tucked into the eastern part of the state near Connersville Indiana is Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary. The sanctuary contains a wide variety of woodland habitats...
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Indiana Snake Myths with Jarrett Manek

Jarrett Manek is Park Naturalist at O'Bannon Woods State Park in southern Indiana.  He also presents the popular Snakes Alive program for the Indiana...

Conservation Officers begin Recruiting Events

I’ll bet many with a deep rooted love for the outdoors have thought about becoming a conservation officer at one time or another? What...
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Don’t Worry About Poisonous Snake Bite

A camper in Brown County State Park suffered a poisonous snake bite when he was bitten by a copperhead on July 16, 2016 while...

Lake Monroe Cleanup 2015- Who Forgot Their Mattress?

Who throws a mattress overboard? That was only one of the odd, unusual and downright strange items that were picked up on Sunday, September 13,...
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Bicentennial Nature Trust: an Indiana Success Story

About four years ago, a land conservation project was launched to help celebrate Indiana’s 200th year of statehood in 2016. It’s called the Bicentennial Nature...
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Rivers and Streams – Public or Private?

When the weather warms and we become entrenched in our beautiful spring season many Hoosiers gravitate to rivers and streams for a variety of...

Episode #1- Wild Hogs with Alan Garbers

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Wild hogs are alive and well- too well- in southern Indiana.  We talk to well-known outdoor writer Alan Garbers about the problem and some...

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