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2015 DNR Sale Set for May 9, 2015 - Click for List
DES MOINES – The Iowa DNR will hold the 2015 spring auction on May 9, at Pioneer Livestock Pavilion on the Iowa State Fairgrounds, in Des Moines. Doors will open at 6:30 a.m., and the auction will begin at 8 a.m.




DNR Wildlife Rules: ICN Public Meeting, Mar 25, 2015, 6 -9 PM
(List of ICN sites for the Mar 25th listening session)
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has rescheduled a public meeting over the Iowa Communications Network for March 25 from 6 to 9 p.m., to listen to the public’s thoughts on the hunting and trapping regulations for this fall.




Check out the Iowa DNR's Hunting Atlas, an interactive map showing all public hunting lands.



Iowa's Occasional Wildlife Visitors

Populations of large mammals, once native to Iowa, have been gone from the Iowa landscape for 80 to 100 years. Learn more regarding wolves, bears, mountain lions and moose.

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