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Peregrine falcons building on nesting successes

Peregrine falcons building on nesting successes

  • 5/9/2017 3:01:00 PM
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DES MOINES - Peregrine falcons have increased their presence in Iowa, with peregrine partners and volunteers now reporting 20 peregrine falcon territories in the state.
Iowa Raptors Take Center Stage

Iowa Raptors Take Center Stage

  • 6/7/2016 1:33:00 PM
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Iowa’s 24 active osprey nests will be a bustling with activity this week and next as young ospreys are beginning to hatch. The osprey nest at the Wells Fargo campus in West Des Moines has two young hatching today and can be viewed live online.
Osprey Nesting Underway

Osprey Nesting Underway

  • 4/12/2016 7:39:00 AM
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Iowa’s osprey population is inching higher with 22 known nesting attempts in 2015, including three new sites: near Colfax, Independence and the Wells Fargo West Des Moines Campus in West Des Moines.
Fire Helps Manage Iowa's Grasslands

Fire Helps Manage Iowa's Grasslands

  • 3/11/2016 10:18:00 AM
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The work to improve Iowa’s prairies takes center stage each spring when agencies and private landowners use fire to manage their grasslands and improve their value for wildlife.