A state commission is considering whether to designate a shipwreck 28 feet under in Lake Michigan as the state's first underwater nature preserve.
Nearby residents have expressed concerns that the hog farm could contaminate their well water, but state officials say they do not expect any issues.
The Department of Natural Resources auctioned off timber rights for several state forest areas Thursday.
Wildlife biologists banded 44 peregrine falcon chicks this year, compared to 38 last year.
State environmental officials began testing water in state parks and recreation areas Monday for high algae levels.
The Indiana Tree Project planted 10,000 in Morgan Monroe State Park on Tuesday
Numerous fish hatcheries all over the country are facing a similar fate: decommissioning due to budgetary constraints.
Purdue University researchers have shown Asian carp may be able to spread outside areas where they were concentrated in the past.
Poaching has increased 6.5 percent in the past year, according to Department of Natural Resources statistics.
The Department of Natural Resources is removing its conservation officers from offices around the state and moving them all to a central dispatch location.