This full time job includes providing leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating extension programming statewide related to wildlife management, with special emphasis on harvested wildlife.
The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is one of three Indiana zoos working with Purdue University to study and raise hellbenders in captivity until they are ready to be released into the wild in an effort to grow their native population. This new video explains more about the zoo's outreach process with the hellbenders, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the hellbenders themselves.
Purdue FNR and Purdue Cooperative Extension Service - Vermillion County are presenting a series of Wildlife Management for the Private Landowner classes in Clinton, Indiana every Thursday from March 31st to May 19th.
Hellbender Hustle
Come to the 13th consecutive Hellbender Hustle 5K Run/Walk at the O'Bannon Woods State Park in Corydon, Indiana to learn more about hellbenders and how they are faring in the nearby Blue River. The race is part road, part trail, and fun for the whole family.