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DNR reschedules hunting seasons public meetings in Algona and Sac City

  • 2/26/2019 2:04:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has rescheduled its Algona and Sac City meetings on recently completed hunting seasons and possible changes to hunting rules and regulations that were postponed because the winter storm.  

The Algona meeting will be on March 5, at 7 p.m., at Waters Edge Nature Center, 1010 250th Street, near Algona.

The Sac City meeting will be on March 7, at 7 p.m., at the Sac County Conservation Center at Hagge Park, 2970 280th Street, near Sac City.

“We want people to come out, listen to the hunting seasons reviews, ask questions and hear directly from our staff,” said Todd Bishop, chief of the Iowa DNR’s Wildlife Bureau. “Part of the meeting will be devoted to discussing potential rule changes and collecting feedback as we work through the rules process.”

The meetings are open to the public. Comments collected from these public meetings will be considered along with other related comments received by the Iowa DNR prior to proposing changes to hunting rules and regulations. Proposed rules will be presented to the Natural Resource Commission during a regular public meeting for consideration and additional public comment.

These meetings replace the one night listening session held in late winter over the past 15 years.


Updated meeting location, date and time

  • Council Bluffs, Feb. 26, 7 p.m., Fish and Game Club, 531 Commanche Street
  • Okoboji, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m., Dickinson County Nature Center, 22785 Nature Center Road
  • Des Moines, Feb. 26, 7 p.m., Des Moines Izaak Walton League, 4343 George Flagg Pkwy
  • Jefferson, Feb. 27, 7 p.m., The Jefferson Depot, 509 East Lincoln Way
  • Iowa City, Feb. 27, 7 p.m., ISU Extension Office, 3109 Old Hwy. 218 South
  • Dubuque, Feb. 27, 7 p.m., Swiss Valley Nature Center
  • DeWitt, Feb. 28, 7 p.m., DeWitt Community Center, 512 10th Street
  • Salix, Feb. 28, 7 p.m., Lakeport Gun Club, 3089 Calhoun Avenue
  • Algona, March 5, 7 p.m., Waters Edge Nature Center, 1010 250th Street
  • Sac City, March 7, 7 p.m., Sac County Conservation Center at Hagge Park, 2970 280th Street
  • Toledo, March 7, 7 p.m., Tama County Nature Center, Otter Creek Lake Park, 2283 Park Road
  • Decorah, March 7, 7 p.m., Decorah City Hall, 400 Clairborne Drive


Any person attending the public meeting and has special requirements, such as those related to mobility or hearing impairments, should contact the Iowa DNR or ADA Coordinator at 515-725-8200, Relay Iowa TTY Service 800-735-7942, or, and advise of specific needs.