Learn to Hunt
Report Your Harvest
Current Fishing Report
Taking Kids Fishing
Iowa's natural resources plates include the state bird and flower, pheasant, eagle, buck and a Brook trout. Support conservation in Iowa by buying a natural resource plate for your vehicle.
Natural Resource Plates
Experience Iowa's natural beauty and all the fun our state parks offer. Make your online reservation for state park cabins, camping sites, shelters and lodges.
Support conservation in Iowa by buying a natural resource plate for your vehicle.
Natural Resource Plates
Iowa DNR Customer Service
Mon - Fri, 8:00am - 4:30pm CST
Submit Online Inquiry
Information / Records Requests
Contact Information by County
AFTON - The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission will meet April 17 at Three Mile Lake Lodge about two miles north of Afton.
Preceding the business meeting, commissioners and the public may tour several sites in Union County which highlight small communities successes and challenges. Attendees must pre-register for the April 16 tours by contacting Jerah Sheets at Jerah.Sheets@dnr.iowa.gov or calling 515-313-8909 by April 12.
On April 17, an overview of state rulemaking will begin at 8:30 before the business meeting starts at 10 a.m. The meeting is open to the public with an opportunity for public comment after the monthly reports.
At the top of the agenda, commissioners will receive an update on the new electronic manure management plan application. Also on the agenda, DNR will ask commissioners to approve two contracts and amendments to wastewater discharge permits.
At 11 a.m. commissioners will hear Buena Vista County’s demand for a hearing on a construction permit application for two swine finishing confinement buildings.
The complete agenda follows:
Approval of Agenda
Approval of the Minutes
Update for the new Electronic Manure Management (eMMP) System www.iowadnr.gov/emmp
Adopted and Filed – Amendments to Chapter 64 to include NPDES General Permits 8 and 9
Contract - Beaver Creek WMA Planning Grant
Solid Waste Alternatives Program – Contract Recommendation
Demand for Hearing – Buena Vista County
Items for Next Month’s Meeting
The complete agenda and item briefs are available on the DNR website.
Commissioners include: Ralph Lents, Menlo, chair; Joe Riding, Altoona, vice chair; Nancy Couser, Nevada; Mary Boote, Des Moines; Howard Hill, Cambridge; Harold Hommes, Windsor Heights; Barbara Hovland, Mason City; Rebecca Guinn, Bettendorf; and Bob Sinclair, Sigourney. Chuck Gipp is the director of the DNR.