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Outside view of the DNR building at 6200 park ave

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources [DNR]

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 in Iowa and ensure a legacy for future generations.

Iowa DNR Customer Service

Monday through Friday
8am - 4:30pm CST 
Or Submit an Online Inquiry.


Report a Spill
For environmental spills, please call the 24hr emergency number: 515-725-8694.

Field a Field Office
Field Services and compliance includes six field offices throughout the state of Iowa.

Turn in Poachers
Call 800-532-2020 or visit the Turn in Poachers website. Use only to report fish and game crimes.

Website Issues
Submit Online Inquiry

Press & Media Contacts

Press/Media - PIO
DNR Public Information Office
(media inquiries only)

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