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February 10, 2014

Game bird habitat development funds available

Private landowners looking to improve wildlife habitat on their property may qualify for financial assistance through the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife, particularly if they want to benefit bobwhite quail and ring-neck pheasants.

Bobwhite quail and ring-neck pheasant are prized game birds. However, populations of both have suffered from permanent habitat loss or lack of maintenance on existing habitat.

The DNR Fish & Wildlife’s Private Lands Unit works with landowners to restore such habitat. A district wildlife biologist will meet with the landowner, inspect the property and prepare a management plan. The biologist also will discuss financial assistance programs through DNR Fish & Wildlife to help offset the cost of habitat restoration or maintenance. Qualified landowners are reimbursed in the amount agreed to by the DNR Fish & Wildlife. Enhanced cost-share assistance is available to landowners in any of the Division’s quail or pheasant priority areas.

To determine if your land is in a quail or pheasant priority area, see dnr.IN.gov/fishwild/2352.htm. For more information on quail or pheasant priority areas, or for information on developing wildlife habitat on your property, contact your local district wildlife biologist. A directory for district wildlife biologists is at dnr.IN.gov/fishwild/2716.htm.

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    April 17, 2014

  • Relay for Life seeking volunteers The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in Cass County to organize and recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, seek refreshments and prizes, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the

    April 15, 2014

  • BMV hours, egg hunt, cemetery cleanup, Walmart grants BMV branches closed for Good Friday INDIANAPOLIS -- BMV license branches will be closed on Friday in observance of Good Friday, an Indiana state holiday, Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles Don Snemis announced last week. All license

    April 13, 2014

  • No Headline Provided Evening of fun will help Debbie Ross There will be a benefit for Debbie Ross from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Moose Lodge. There will be live music from Stephan Ross and Jason McKeever. More than 50 prizes will be raffled off including jewelry, Taste

    April 11, 2014

  • Celebrating the Arts set for Saturday in Winamac The arts are alive and well in Winamac, and Psi Iota Xi is on a mission to prove it. The sorority's annual Celebrating the Arts event will be a showcase for the talents of the community, said Leeann Wright, sorority member and event chairwoman. "This

    April 10, 2014

  • Student artwork, Dine for Downtown and more Check out students' artwork this week The Logansport Art Association is currently hosting the "High School Show" in the gallery at 424 Front St. There will be public receptions from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday and noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the galler

    April 9, 2014

  • Recycling events in the works in Cass County The Cass County Solid Waste Management District will host an R-Day event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Pioneer Elementary School in Royal Center. Event organizers say they will accept recyclables such as metal and tin cans, No. 1 and 2 plastic bot

    April 9, 2014

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    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Community happenings: Easter celebrations, food pantry, Earth Day Fulton egg hunt, eye screening slated FULTON -- The Fulton-Liberty Lions Club annual hunt will be at 2 p.m. April 19 at the Fulton-Liberty Township Park on the east side of town, for children up through age 12. Parents are asked to leave the plasti

    April 7, 2014

  • Community happenings: Concert, FFA banquet, chicken dinner Concert to feature indie pop folk Lifegate Church is partnering with Morgan Barger to bring Rob Visher to Logansport. The family-friendly night will begin at 7:30 p.m. April 19 at the church, with indie pop folk music. Admission is $5 at the door and

    April 6, 2014

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