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Iowa Department of Natural Resources

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for conserving and enhancing Iowa’s natural resources.


The DNR manages fish and wildlife programs, ensures the health of Iowa’s forests and prairies, and provides recreational opportunities in Iowa’s state parks. Just as importantly, the DNR carries out state and federal laws that protect air, land and water through technical assistance, permitting and compliance programs. The DNR also encourages the enjoyment and stewardship of natural resources among Iowans through outreach and education.

The DNR's mission:

To conserve and enhance our natural resources in cooperation with individuals and organizations to improve the quality of life for Iowans and ensure a legacy for future generations.

Iowa DNR Table of Organization
Iowa DNR Brochure: Get to Know Us
Economic Value of Iowa's Natural Resources


Chuck Gipp, Director
  Bruce Trautman, Deputy Director

Iowa DNR Director
Chuck Gipp
 

Iowa DNR Deputy Director
Bruce Trautman

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Press/Media Contacts:
Conservation & Recreation
Mick Klemesrud
515-281-8653
Mick.Klemesrud@dnr.iowa.gov
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Karen Grimes
515-281-5135
Karen.Grimes@dnr.iowa.gov
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Kevin Baskins
515-281-8395
Kevin.Baskins@dnr.iowa.gov
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- Chuck Gipp, Director
- Bruce Trautman, Deputy Director

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