“Plastic” Clothes Rule in Winter

I try to be environmentally sensitive. I recycle my aluminum cans and other aluminum products because it cuts the amount of energy needed to...

It’s Timberdoodle Time- Woodcock Watching a Springtime Treat

Many of my youthful fantasies came out of the pages of Outdoor Life, Sports Afield and other magazines I’d read on Saturdays at Miller’s...
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Birds Feeder A Great Way to See Nature

Did you get a new bird feeder for Christmas? Wild Birds Unlimited, a chain of nationally franchised “bird feeder” stores reported brisk sales this...

DNR Bowhunter Observation Survey

Several weeks back after arriving home from an evening archery hunt, a friend stopped by to visit. Sitting at the kitchen table I quickly...

Cover Crops: Good for Farmers and Birds

If you are the sort who takes notice of such things when traveling around the countryside, you’ve probably seen a drastic increase in the...
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Cranes at Jasper-Pulaski

Our entire population does not take to the waters with rod and reel in hand. Even less hunt. But almost everyone would take in...
Eastern Box Turtle

Box Turtles Remembered

I was born on a farm near Madison, Indiana and the biggest trouble I got into was staying in the woods all day. Clifty...

Lake Superior Drops to Third

I grew up fishing in sluggish rivers, backwaters and ponds here in Northwest Indiana so I never fished in crystal clear water. Around here...

Solar Eclipse 2017 is Finally Here!

On August 21st a very special event will happen across a wide swath of the United States. The sun, moon and Earth will line...

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;...