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To promote the conservation, sound management, and sustainable use of Indiana's wildlife and wildlife habitat through education, advocacy, and action.


Keeping It Wild

Get your helping of wildlife tips and facts. We describe different ways to attract wildlife to your yard, experience wildlife in your daily lives, and include short bios for different species of Indiana wildlife. Learn about everything from our state bird to the Hellbender Salamander and the reintroduction of the river otter.

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Indiana's Black Bear

Have you heard about Indiana's newest black bear? It is thought to be hibernating in Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge. Learn more about these creatures and what we can do to keep them safe, as well as ourselves!

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Spooky, Scary Animals

Can you tell fact from fiction when it comes to owls, bats, & snakes? Find a workshop near you this month and test your "spooky" animal knowledge.

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Wild About Water

Water is a resource that we share with native wildlife, not to mention domestic animals and livestock. Our water usage impacts them and vice versa. As Water Quality Month, August is a great time to reflect on the role water plays in our lives and the lives of our wildlife neighbors.

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ICAN Nature Play Day

As a part of ICAN's Nature Play Days, IWF is hosting a wildlife scavenger hunt on June 13th, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Bring your family and join the IWF team as we unwind with a hike along a little-known treasure in the heart of Indianapolis, the White River Urban Wilderness trail. 

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