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Natural Resource Commission to Meet January 20 in Des Moines

Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 1 p.m., Jan. 20, in the second floor north conference room, Wallace State Office Building, in Des Moines.

Members of the NRC are Kim Francisco, Dennis Schemmel, Margo Underwood, Conrad Clement, Dr. Sally Prickett, Marcus Branstad and Phyllis Reimer.  The Director of the DNR is Chuck Gipp.

The following is the agenda for the January 20 meeting.

  •        Approve Agenda
  •        Consent Agenda*
  •        Contract with East West Fisheries
  •        Amendment with Bachman Aero, Inc.
  •        Approve Minutes of Dec. 10 Meeting
  •        Director’s Remarks
  •        REAP Conservation Education Program Grants Fiscal Year 16
  •        *Contact with East West Fisheries
  •        *Contract Amendment 2 with Bachman Aero, Inc.
  •        Chapter 15, General License Requirements, Final Rule
  •        Contract Amendment 3 with Quinn Evans Architects
  •        Cooperative Agreement with Conservation Corps
  •        Public Land Acquisition Projects
  •        Big Marsh Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Butler County – Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF)
  •        Wapello Bottoms WMA, Louisa County – INHF
  •        Brights Lake WMA, Worth County – Brunsvold
  •        West Fork WMA, Butler County – INHF
  •        Twelve Mile Lake WMA, Emmet County – INHF
  •        Wanamaker WMA, Fremont County – INHF
  •        Gabrielson WMA, Hancock County – Olson Trust
  •        Small Construction Projects
  •        Construction Projects
  •        Shower Building Replacement, Green Valley State Park, Union County
  •        Cabin Bathroom Renovations, Backbone State Park, Delaware County
  •        Residence Renovation, Rathbun Hatchery, Appanoose County
  •        Donations
  •        Notice of Intended Actions, Chapter 91 - Waterfowl and Coot Hunting Seasons
  •        Division Administrator’s Remarks
  •         General Discussion
  •         Next Meeting, Feb. 11, in Des Moines

For a complete agenda, go to