A state Natural Resources Commission public hearing is set for Tuesday in Portage on changing regulations to permit alcohol sales.
A state park near Lafayette that emphasizes Native American history has unveiled a monument that honors the 14 tribes that lived there.
Reducing the parks' deer populations helps maintain habitat for other animals and state-endangered plants.
The theme of this year's conference is "America's State Parks: Celebrating our Sacred Inheritance."
The Indiana Dunes State Park will host the sand sculpture contest on Saturday, July 9.
The program provides 240 park entrance passes, one for every library in Indiana. Hoosiers with a library card can check-out a free pass just like a book.
Snowy owls travel as far south as central Indiana as part of their annual migration.
Events are planned throughout 2016 to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Indiana State Parks.
Indiana Department of Natural Resources officials say heavy rains earlier this year have caused them to miss out on a significant amount of money.
Department of Natural Resources spokesman Phil Bloom says the park hunts have successfully brought back some ecological balance to the parks.