Rushville Republican


February 4, 2014

NRC approves alcohol at Indiana Dunes Pavilion


—approved amendments to the non-rule policy listing Indiana’s animals, insects and plants extirpated, endangered, threatened or rare.

—gave final adoption to several DNR property rules, including allowing the release of a pet or service animal from its leash in areas authorized by the DNR (such as the new dog park at Fort Harrison State Park), and clarifying if a person using a trail on a DNR property may leave the trail if participating in an activity authorized by a DNR license.

—approved process to update NRC records-retention schedules.

More details on the items listed may be viewed on the meeting agenda at

Owl Prowl Opportunity

Whoooo doesn’t love hearing owls’ calls break the silence of night? Join the Upper Wabash Interpretive Services’ staff for an owling adventure on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Salamonie Interpretive Center. The evening will kick off with hot dogs at 4 p.m. and at 5 p.m., participants will meet live owls at the Salamonie Raptor Center. As darkness descends, participants will take to the woods to listen for owls calling.

Participants should dress for the weather. Organizers are asking participants not to bring flashlights. The cost is $3 per person. Advance registration is required by calling (260) 468-2127.

The Upper Wabash Interpretive Services ( is at 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews, 46702.

Hunter Safety Class

The West Side Sportsman’s Club will offer the Indiana Hunter Safety Course to the public. There is no charge for the course. The course is a minimum 10 hours which covers topics dealing with hunter responsibility, firearms safety, water safety, tree stand safety issues, ATV laws, archery and muzzleloader hunting, handguns, and wildlife management.

The dates for the course will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8 and Sunday, Feb. 9. Attendance each day is required for certification. The course will meet the requirements for hunters born after Dec.31, 1986 who need a certification before they can purchase a hunting license.

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