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...
timber harvest

Cutting Down Trees Isn’t a Bad Thing!

Cutting a mature tree, let alone an oak, seems like a sin to many hunters. Few trees in Midwestern forests and woodlands provide the...

Remember When….No Deer, Bear or Bobcats?

I often wonder how wildlife does the thing they do? What is their home range and do they know where they are going? I had...

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...

New Video: Slow Motion Bluegill Takes The Bait

A great underwater/under-ice video taken by WildIndiana contributor Scott Weaver using a home-built GoPro rig.  Check it out:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1JBkTk6bgQ   Photo: Indiana Department of Natural Resources/JF Maxwell
fall foliage

Fall Photo Tips

The month of October is peak time for viewing fall colors and the sounds of uncounted camera shutters clicking will fill the Hoosier outdoors...

Asian Carp Aren’t Just A River Problem Anymore

It has never been a question of if they would get here - but when. At first I doubted the biologists, but it looks...
prairie trillium

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...
dragonflies

Dragonflies exude power and poise

John Myers is an avid fisherman, more than most. Few days pass where he can’t be found sitting on the banks of his favorite...
christmas bird count

Christmas Bird Count going strong at 117

Anything celebrating its 117th year is likely on to something. Few things last more than a lifetime, much less generations. For the 117th year...