It's National PawPaw Day! Also known as a "Hoosier Banana" this native fruit tree produces a delicious custard like banana that is highly nutritious for wildlife (and people!) alike. These trees also serve as the host plant for the zebra swallowtail butterfly. Have you ever eaten a pawpaw? What is your favorite recipe? https://bit.ly/HoosierBanana #nativeplants #foraging #eatlocal
IWF urges Congress to reinstate funding for hunter safety in schools! Read our Executive Director's latest op-ed in the Tribune-Star
Thrilled to be part of the ribbon cutting for our newest sustainable trail, the Pollinator Path at the Columbus AirPark. Great evening with wonderful folks.
Applications for the 2023 Put/Take Pheasant Hunts open this Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 7 a.m. ET! The applications will remain open until the end of the Put/Take Pheasant Hunt period or until hunts sell out.
The hunts take place from Nov. 18–26. Registration costs $30 per registered hunter and is first-come, first-served. Once the daily hunter quota is reached, the area becomes unavailable. Hunters should print their registration confirmation sheet and bring it with them on the day of their hunts. The bag limit is two pheasants per person each day.
The Fish & Wildlife areas (FWA) participating in the Put/Take Pheasant Hunts are Atterbury, Glendale, J.E. Roush Lake, Pigeon River, Tri-County, Willow Slough, and Winamac. To find out more information regarding the Put/Take Pheasant Hunt, please contact the property at which you are interested in hunting. For more information, register online through the following link: https://secure.in.gov/apps/dnr/portal/home