Conservation officers have the ability to charge intoxicated boaters the same as someone who operates a vehicle while intoxicated.
DNR crews banded 40 peregrine chicks this year. That's up from 32 last year.
The state Department of Natural Resources says it's important to give the interior least tern plenty of space.
The free workshops will be held on different days in July in Bloomington, Aurora, and Nashville.
DNR officials have confirmed that the hide is not from the black bear that had been roaming southern Indiana
Among the lakes receiving funding are Lake Lemon and Lake Monroe.
The DNR says deer-vehicle collisions across Indiana numbered more than 14,000 last year, down nearly 9 percent from 2015.
A 14-year-old Pike County boy and a 7-year-old Posey County girl have died within the past three weeks in separate crashes.
The Department of Natural Resources says the emerald ash borer has been found in at least one tree in each of the state’s 92 counties.
There are now five bald eagle nests in Bartholomew County. Their numbers are increasing across the state while moving closer to urban areas.