Comprehensive Wildlife Reports

Trends in Iowa Wildlife Populations and Harvest
Also known as the Logbook, this document is complied annually by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Bureau. Publication for the preceding calendar year usually occurs in September. Information includes: White-tailed Deer, Wild Turkeys, Furbearers, Waterfowl, Upland Wildlife, Peregrine Falcon, Osprey, Sandhill Crane, Bald Eagle, River Otter, Bobcat, Mountain Lion, Black Bear, Gray Wolf, Trumpeter Swan, Greater Prairie Chicken, Bowhunter Observation Survey and the Ruffed Grouse Survey.

Multiple Species Inventory and Monitoring Program, 2011 Report

The purpose of the Multiple Species Inventory and Monitoring Program (MSIM) is to learn about wildlife community composition, and what species are in Iowa. Lists of properties surveyed each year, species at each property, and physical and biological attributes of sample sites are reported.

MSIM, 2010 Report 

MSIM, 2008 and 2009 Report

Iowa Invasive Species Risk Assessment, 2011

Invasion risk by non-native species under impending risk of climate change is modelled. Species include the round goby benthic fish; the New Zealand aquatic mudsnail; the red swamp crayfish; Asian rock pool mosquito (known to carry West Nile virus and La Crosse virus); and the parrot-feather freshwater herb.