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Conservation news about fish, wildlife, parks and forestry and other related topics including the Natural Resource Commission (NRC) agenda and minutes. Iowa Outdoors news is published every Tuesday and will posted on our website as both news releases as well as below for archival purposes.
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These are the most recent stories published within the Iowa Outdoors news packet:

Indianola Woman Wins Healthy and Happy Outdoors August Prize Drawing
Posted: 09/10/2013

Theresa Finken, of Indianola, won the Healthy and Happy Outdoors (H2O) August prize package of a camping coupon book good for seven nights camping in an Iowa state park, and camping apparel.

September’s prize is a fishing package that includes two fishing poles, a tackle box and lures.  All outdoor activities logged September 1-30 will be automatically entered for the fishing package prize drawing.

Healthy and Happy Outdoors is a campaign to connect Iowans with outdoor resources as a way to reduce stress and improve health. Iowans can go online to www.iowadnr.gov/h2o and find over 30 types of outdoor activities at more than 1,600 parks and recreation areas across the state. 

Participants who register for H2O and log activities will automatically be entered for prize drawings. Each activity logged counts as an entry. H2O will continue awarding monthly prizes through the year. Complete rules and promotional details are available on the H2O web page.





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