Iowa DNR's Twitter Iowa DNR's Flicker Iowa DNR's YouTube Iowa DNR's Pinterest Iowa DNR's Facebook | Iowa Outdoors Magazine | News | Contact Us

Site Search  search button

Iowa Outdoors News

Iowa Outdoors News Packet

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.
  • If you would like to receive Iowa Outdoors news by e-mail each Tuesday,
    please send a blank e-mail to

  • For current information on fishing conditions for your lake or area, check out our current Iowa Fishing Report found within our online fishing information.

These are the most recent stories published within the Iowa Outdoors news packet:

State Preserves Advisory Board Meets October 18
Posted: 10/09/2012

The State Preserves Advisory Board of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9 a.m., Oct. 18, at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, 4500 Sioux River Road, in Sioux City.

Board members will tour Gitchie Manitou State Preserve, in Lyon County, on Oct. 17, meeting at 12 p.m., at the southeast entrance to the preserve on Adams Avenue, followed by a trip to Spirit Knoll, in Plymouth County, at 3:30 p.m.

The meeting and field trip are open to the public.

Members of the State Preserves Advisory Board are Lynn Alex, Inger Lamb, Wayne Phipps, Thomas Putnam, Kirk Larsen and Leesa McNeil. The Deputy Director of the DNR is Bruce Trautman.

The following is the October 18 agenda.

Approve Agenda

  • Approval of Minutes of July 2012 Meeting
  • Gitchie Manitou State Preserve
  • Spirit Knoll
  • Lamson Woods State Preserve
  • General Discussion
  • Next Meeting

A more detailed agenda is available on the Iowa DNR’s website

For more information, contact Daryl Howell at 515-281-8524.