Search for a News Release
DNR News Releases
Archive by category: REAPReturn
RSS
REAP assemblies scheduled in 18 communities

REAP assemblies scheduled in 18 communities

  • 9/12/2017 2:01:00 PM
  • View Count 731
Iowa’s Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) assemblies will begin next month, giving all Iowans an opportunity to discuss what their vision is for Iowa’s outdoor recreation, soil and water enhancement, historical resources and land management and more.
Spreading monarch-saving seed balls

Spreading monarch-saving seed balls

  • 9/6/2017 8:30:00 AM
  • View Count 8177
Milkweed Matters began in 2014 when group founder Kelly Guilbeau began throwing loose milkweed seeds along the RAGBRAI route. The following year, seed ball dispersal began with 2,000 thrown during the ride in collaboration with another organization; Monarchs in Eastern Iowa. Last year the number of seed balls jumped to 58,459—made at 79 different events statewide by 3,406 people. 
Six Iowa state parks to host University of Iowa wildlife camps

Six Iowa state parks to host University of Iowa wildlife camps

  • 3/7/2017 12:11:00 PM
  • View Count 5531
This summer, six Iowa state parks will host University of Iowa Wildlife Camps for families living near the parks. The popular conservation education day camp program will be offered at Maquoketa Caves, Mines of Spain, George Wyth, Springbrook, Viking Lake and Ledges state parks.
Special $10 offer for Iowa Outdoors magazine

Special $10 offer for Iowa Outdoors magazine

  • 11/29/2016 11:39:00 AM
  • View Count 1334
Do you know someone who loves the outdoors? Give the gift that lasts all year long. Iowa Outdoors is an award-winning magazine filled with beautiful photography, compelling articles and expert tips about hunting, fishing, nature destinations, hiking, camping, outdoor cooking and much more! 
REAP public private cost share grants approved

REAP public private cost share grants approved

  • 10/18/2016 11:27:00 AM
  • View Count 1029
The Natural Resource Commission for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources approved two Resource Enhancement and Protection Public Private Cost-share grant requests from the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation at its October meeting. The projects were awarded more than $510,000.
REAP county conservation grants approved

REAP county conservation grants approved

  • 10/18/2016 11:26:00 AM
  • View Count 1127
The Natural Resource Commission of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources approved eight Resource Enhancement and Protection grants to County Conservation Boards during its October meeting. The grants totaled $1.29 million. There were 17 applications for the grants.
REAP city parks and open spaces grants approved

REAP city parks and open spaces grants approved

  • 10/18/2016 11:23:00 AM
  • View Count 1184
The Natural Resource Commission of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources approved Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) grants to 22 cities for use in parks and open spaces during its October meeting.  The projects were awarded nearly $2.4 million.  There were 53 applications for the grants.
Iowa DNR: 30 Years, 30 Natural Resource Successes

Iowa DNR: 30 Years, 30 Natural Resource Successes

  • 6/21/2016 10:23:00 AM
  • View Count 1740
DES MOINES — July 1 marks the 30th anniversary of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, established by the State Legislature when several state agencies consolidated in 1986. To help commemorate the 30th anniversary, the DNR is highlighting 30 success stories for Iowa’s natural resources during the last three decades.
Natural Resource Commission to Meet February 11 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to Meet February 11 in Des Moines

  • 2/4/2016 9:12:00 AM
  • View Count 1600
DES MOINES – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9:30 a.m., on Feb. 11, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, in Des Moines. The meeting is open to the public.
Natural Resource Commission to Meet January 20 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to Meet January 20 in Des Moines

  • 1/15/2016 5:34:00 AM
  • View Count 1758
Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 1 p.m., Jan. 20, in the second floor north conference room, Wallace State Office Building, in Des Moines.
Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Commissions Will Meet Jointly January 20

Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Commissions Will Meet Jointly January 20

  • 1/15/2016 5:29:00 AM
  • View Count 1605
DES MOINES – The Environmental Protection Commission and the Natural Resources Commission, both of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, will meet jointly Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 10 a.m. at the Wallace Building second floor north conference room at 502 E. Ninth St. in Des Moines. Each commission will present its annual report followed by reports of mutual interest from DNR staff.
Give the Gift that Lasts All Year: Iowa Outdoors Magazine

Give the Gift that Lasts All Year: Iowa Outdoors Magazine

  • 12/8/2015 7:07:00 AM
  • View Count 2811
Take advantage of a special 30 percent off the regular subscription price, and give Iowa Outdoors Magazine to your friends or family this holiday season! Six issues (one-year) are just $10 and will include the 2017 calendar.
DNR Unveils New Face to Website

DNR Unveils New Face to Website

  • 11/3/2015 8:01:00 AM
  • View Count 1737
Visitors to www.iowadnr.gov will notice a new “look and feel” to the DNR website, offering friendlier navigation and more prominent access to the information visitors want most. The DNR introduced the updated site in late October and has received positive feedback from people visiting the website.
 REAP County Conservation Grants Approved

REAP County Conservation Grants Approved

  • 10/15/2015 9:34:00 AM
  • View Count 1711
The Natural Resource Commission of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources approved four Resource Enhancement and Protection grants to County Conservation Boards during its October meeting. The grants totaled $1.285 million.
 REAP Public Private Cost Share Grants Approved

REAP Public Private Cost Share Grants Approved

  • 10/15/2015 9:30:00 AM
  • View Count 1463
The Natural Resource Commission for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources approved three Resource Enhancement and Protection Public Private Cost-share grant requests from the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation at its October meeting. The projects were awarded more than $440,000.
REAP City Parks and Open Spaces Grants Approved

REAP City Parks and Open Spaces Grants Approved

  • 10/15/2015 6:06:00 AM
  • View Count 1671
The Natural Resource Commission of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources approved Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) grants to 24 cities for use in parks and open spaces during its October meeting. The projects were awarded nearly $2.4 million.
Local REAP Meetings Begin September 29

Local REAP Meetings Begin September 29

  • 9/1/2015 10:38:00 AM
  • View Count 1392
Iowa’s Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) assemblies begin this fall, giving all Iowans an opportunity to discuss what their vision is for Iowa’s outdoor recreation, soil and water enhancement, historical resources and land management and more.