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Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Nature Preserves > Heritage Data Center > How to Request Heritage Data Request Data

The Indiana Natural Heritage Data Center maintains the most comprehensive and up-to-date information about federal and state endangered, threatened, and rare species, high quality natural communities, and significant natural areas in Indiana.

Requests for this information is assessed a fee based on the time needed to complete the request. This charge is $42 per one half hour, one half hour minimum. Most requests take one half hour or less to complete. An invoice for the amount due will be included with the completed request response. This fee is waived for non-profit organizations, other governmental agencies, and educational research projects.

To request this information, please send a letter containing the following:

  1. A description of what information is needed;
  2. A description and a copy of a map of the area of interest;
  3. A brief description of the project.

Send the letter, e-mail or fax to:

Attn: Ronald Hellmich
rhellmich@dnr.IN.gov
Division of Nature Preserves
Indiana Dept. of Natural Resources
402 W. Washington St., RM W267
Indianapolis, IN  46204
Fax: (317) 233-0133

Please allow two weeks for return of the requested information.