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Comments sought on deer hunting rules

Statement issued Wednesday:

The Natural Resources Commission will conduct two public hearings on proposed changes to deer hunting rules next month. The components of the proposed deer rules changes include modifications to the season structure, bag limits, hunting equipment, and licensing requirements.

The proposed rule language and fact sheet can be found at: Individuals can provide comments at one of the public hearings scheduled as follows:

Monday, July 25

Spring Mill Inn

Spring Mill State Park

3333 St. Rd. 60 East

Mitchell, IN 47446

6 p.m. (EDT)

Tuesday, July 26

Community Building

Miami County Fairgrounds

1029 W. 200 N.

Peru, IN 46970

6 p.m. (EDT)

Submit comments regarding these proposed changes to the NRC at by clicking on "Comment on Proposed Rule" next to the “Deer Amendments.” The deadline for submitting comments is Wednesday, July 27.

Comments can also be mailed to:

Natural Resources Commission

Indiana Government Center North

100 North Senate Ave., Room N501

Indianapolis, IN 46204

All comments sent to the NRC regarding these proposed rule changes will be provided to its members and DNR staff, and will be publicly disclosed and searchable on the Internet and in a paper docket as part of the final report.

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