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DNR 'fishes' to determine health of waterway

DNR 'fishes' to determine health of waterway

PORTAGE | Representatives of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources went fishing in and around the Burns Waterway this week.

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Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

PORTAGE | The latest in a series of Indiana Department of Natural Resources posters celebrates both the Grand and Little Calumet rivers.

October 20, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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DNR 'fishes to determine health of waterway

DNR 'fishes to determine health of waterway

Lake trout, a rainbow steelhead trout and a gizzard shad on ice in a cooler after being brought in through electrofishing in the Burds Ditch.

October 20, 2014 4:48 pm
DNR 'fishes' to determine health of waterway

DNR 'fishes' to determine health of waterway

Ben Rhoda, a deckhand for the DNR holds a northern pike that he and colleagues captured while electrofishing in the Burns Ditch near the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk. Every couple of months, DNR representatives visit waterways in Northwest Indiana to monitor the fish living there using el…

October 20, 2014 4:48 pm
DNR 'fishes' to determine health of waterway

DNR 'fishes' to determine health of waterway

Ben Rhoda, a deckhand for the DNR holds a Northern Pike that he and colleagues captured while electrofishing in the Burns Ditch near the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk. Every couple of months, DNR representatives visit waterways in Northwest Indiana to monitor the fish living there using el…

October 20, 2014 4:49 pm
DNR 'fishes' to determine health of waterway

DNR 'fishes' to determine health of waterway

Randy Brindza, of the DNR, navigates a small boat rigged with electrofishing gear as he and other DNR representatives work to monitor the fish living in the Burns Ditch waterway. Every couple of months they visit waterways in Northwest Indiana using electrofishing method to stun the fish so …

October 20, 2014 4:47 pm
DNR 'fishes' to determine health of waterway

DNR 'fishes' to determine health of waterway

Every couple of months, DNR representative visit waterways in Northwest Indiana to monitor the fish living there using electrofishing where they send electricity into the water while trolling in a boat stunning the fish so they can be captured, weighed, measured and checked for DNR tags. Ele…

October 20, 2014 4:47 pm
Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

The DNR unveiled the latest poster in its series of the Ecosystems of the Indiana Dunes Coastal Region - Rivers, created by artist Barb Spies Labus, of Whiting, on Monday at the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk. The poster is the fifth in a planned series of 10.

October 20, 2014 4:13 pm
Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

Mike Molnar, program manager with the DNR Lake Michigan Coastal Program, speaks Monday during an unveiling of the latest poster in a series of the Ecosystems of the Indiana Dunes Coastal Region - Rivers at the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk.

October 20, 2014 4:13 pm
Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

The DNR Monday unveiled the latest poster in their series of the Ecosystems of the Indiana Dunes Coastal Region - Rivers. Shown are Brian Breidert, Lake Michigan Fisheries biologist, DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife, from left; Mike Molnar, program manager, DNR Lake Michigan Coastal Progr…

October 20, 2014 4:12 pm
Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

The DNR Monday unveiled the latest poster in their series of the Ecosystems of the Indiana Dunes Coastal Region - Rivers. Shown are Brian Breidert, Lake Michigan Fisheries biologist, DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife, from left; Mike Molnar, program manager, DNR Lake Michigan Coastal Progr…

October 20, 2014 4:12 pm
Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

John Bacone, director, DNR Division of Nature Preserves, speaks Monday at the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk during an unveiling of the latest poster in their series of the Ecosystems of the Indiana Dunes Coastal Region - Rivers. The poster was created by artist Barb Spies Labus, of Whiting…

October 20, 2014 4:12 pm
Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

Brian Breidert, Lake Michigan Fisheries biologist, DNR division of Fish & Wildllife, speaks Monday as the DNR unveils the latest poster in its series of the Ecosystems of the Indiana Dunes Coastal Region - Rivers, created by artist Barb Spies Labus, of Whiting.

October 20, 2014 4:12 pm

EPA offers tips during SepticSmart Week

Property owners in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties can learn about proper septic system maintenance and why it’s important during SepticSmart Week, Sept. 22-26.

September 22, 2014 12:00 am
Great Lakes program inspires rare bipartisanship

Great Lakes program inspires rare bipartisanship

Young brown trout fly out of a tube and into the water at the Port of Indiana in April 2012. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources released 70,000 young brown trout into the water to increase fishing opportunities on Lake Michigan.

September 15, 2013 12:12 pm
Local pair catch exotic catfish at Portage Lakefront Park

Local pair catch exotic catfish at Portage Lakefront Park

PORTAGE | A pair of local fishermen reeled in a surprise during a recent trip to Portage Lakefront Park.

June 30, 2013 12:00 am

Stone Lake boat race idea discussed

LAPORTE | About 150 people turned out for a public hearing Tuesday sponsored by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources on plans for a boat race in LaPorte.

March 26, 2013 9:00 pm

DNR planning controlled burn at Hoosier Prairie Nature Preserve

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources expects to have a controlled burn at the Hoosier Prairie Nature Preserve.

November 07, 2012 9:30 pm
State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

Lisa Wolff and her children, Casey and Cole, of Crestwood, Ill., look at the Dunes Creek at the Indiana Dunes State Park on Wednesday. Officials held a ceremony marking the completion of the Dunes Creek daylighting project at the state park.

June 13, 2012 3:48 pm
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