Indiana Pheasant Habitat Incentive Program

The Indiana Division of Fish and Wildlife has designated priority areas to focus on pheasant habitat management. A professional wildlife biologist will provide each eligible landowner with a habitat management plan for their property. The pheasant habitat development program will then provide up to 90% of the cost of the recommended practices. Additionally, landowners willing to enroll their land in federal land retirement programs will be eligible for a onetime signing incentive.

Priority Area Descriptions and Area POC Biologists:

Priority Area # 1
All of Newton, Jasper, and Benton Counties
Prairie Twp in Warren County

Bob Porch
Willow Slough FWA
2042 S. 500 W.
Morocco, IN 47963
Phone: 219-285-2704

Priority Area # 2a & 2b
Tippecanoe County N of Hwy 52 & W of I-65
Tippecanoe County S of Wabash & SR 26 & W of I-65
Montgomery County N of I-74
Fountain County N of I-74 & E of Hwy 41

Dean Zimmerman
Prophetstown State Park
4112 State Road 225 East
West Lafayette, IN, 47906
Phone: 765-567-2152

Priority Area # 3
All of Fulton County

Tom Hewitt
1124 N Mexico Rd
Peru, IN 46970
Phone: 765-473-9324

Priority Area # 4
Fairfield Twp in Dekalb County
Wayne Twp in Noble County
Milford Twp in LaGrange County
Salem Twp in Steuben County

Al Van Hoey
Pigeon River FWA
8310 E. 300 N. Box 71
Mongo, IN 46771
Phone: 260-367-2186

Priority Area # 5
California Twp in Starke County

Mike Schoof
Kankakee FWA
P.O. Box 77
4320 West Toto Rd.
North Judson, IN 46366
Phone: 574-896-3522

Priority Area # 6a & 6b
Porter County S of SR 8
Marshall County E of US 31 & S of US 30

Linda Byer
Kankakee FWA
P.O. Box 77
4320 West Toto Rd.
North Judson, IN 46366
Phone: 574-896-3572

Priority Area # 7
Washington & Perry Twp’s in Clinton County

Rick Peercy
Fort Harrison State Park
5753 Glenn Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46216
Phone: 317-591-0904

Priority Area # 8
Washington, Union, Lincoln, & Johnson Twp’s in LaPorte Co.

Ron Lorman
Kingsbury FWA
5344 South Hupp Rd.
Laporte, IN 46350
Phone: 219-393-3612

Contact Indiana Pheasant Habitat Incentive Program

Indiana Division of Fish and Wildlife
402 W. Washington Street, Room W273
Indianapolis, Indiana  46204-2781
Phone: (317) 232-4080


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