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The mission of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources is to protect, enhance, preserve, and wisely use natural, cultural, and recreational resources for the benefit of Indiana’s citizens through professional leadership, management, and education.

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Purdue University’s Department of Forestry and Natural Resources prepares the next generation of professionals to discover new knowledge, engage key stakeholders in the sciences which includes management and sustainable use of natural resources. Our world-class expertise in forestry, wildlife, fisheries & aquatic sciences, natural resources social science, and interdisciplinary ecology is helping solve some of the most important natural resource problems around the globe.