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June is Invasive Species Awareness Month

June is Invasive Species Awareness Month

  • 5/24/2022 3:43:00 PM
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In an effort to increase awareness of invasive species and the impact they have on Iowa’s ecosystems and economy, Governor Kim Reynolds recently proclaimed June as Invasive Species Awareness Month in Iowa.
Smoky Air? Protect yourself from wildfires

Smoky Air? Protect yourself from wildfires

  • 4/28/2022 1:15:00 PM
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Air Quality Awareness Week May 2 – 6, 2022 DES MOINES—Healthy air is important for everyone. Breathing smoke, however, can be a risky prospect. 
DNR enforcement actions, published 2/3/2022

DNR enforcement actions, published 2/3/2022

  • 2/3/2022 2:04:00 PM
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DES MOINES – DNR staff work with individuals, businesses and communities to help them protect our natural resources by complying with state and federal laws.
DNR investigating boating accident on Lake Delhi

DNR investigating boating accident on Lake Delhi

  • 7/28/2020 12:31:00 PM
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DELAWARE COUNTY, Iowa – On Sunday, July 26, at approximately 7:30pm, DNR Conservation Officer Dakota Drish responded to a personal injury accident involving a water craft (PWC) on Lake Delhi.
Celebrate clean air and get outside

Celebrate clean air and get outside

  • 4/29/2019 12:43:00 PM
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Run. Hike or bike. Hunt for mushrooms. Photograph wildflowers. As temperatures warm and people head outdoors, they can usually count on good air quality. Iowans especially have something to celebrate. Over the last 25 years, Iowa industries have significantly reduced six major air pollutants while growing our economy.
Maquoketa River Water Trail dedicated this Saturday

Maquoketa River Water Trail dedicated this Saturday

  • 6/12/2018 11:44:00 AM
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The Maquoketa River Water Trail, in Delaware County, will be dedicated as Iowa’s newest official water trail during a public ceremony at noon on June 16, at the gazebo next to the whitewater park, in downtown Manchester.
Be air aware and celebrate improved air quality next week

Be air aware and celebrate improved air quality next week

  • 4/26/2018 12:09:00 PM
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As temperatures warm and people head outdoors, they can usually count on good air quality. In fact, Iowans especially have something to celebrate. Over the last 25 years, Iowa industries have significantly reduced six major air pollutants while growing our economy. 
Former flood prone farmland now a popular wildlife area

Former flood prone farmland now a popular wildlife area

  • 9/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
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COGGON, Iowa - Word is starting to spread across the hunting circles in east-central Iowa, about a new wildlife area surrounding Buffalo Creek, on the Linn, Buchanan and Delaware County line.
Upper Cedar River cleanup expedition set to launch in July

Upper Cedar River cleanup expedition set to launch in July

  • 6/8/2017 1:50:00 PM
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CHARLES CITY – Volunteers will have an opportunity this summer to spend their vacations cleaning up, learning about and exploring 55 miles of the upper Cedar River from the Iowa-Minnesota border to Nashua from July 10 to 14 as part of Project AWARE. Early registration ends June 16.
Celebrate improved air quality this week

Celebrate improved air quality this week

  • 5/3/2017 2:36:00 PM
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As temperatures warm and people head outdoors, they can usually count on good air quality. In fact, Iowans especially have something to celebrate. Over the last 25 years, Iowa industries have significantly reduced six major air pollutants while growing our economy.
Project Aware cleanup to tackle the Upper Cedar River

Project Aware cleanup to tackle the Upper Cedar River

  • 5/2/2017 12:14:00 PM
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CHARLES CITY – Volunteers will have an opportunity this summer to spend their vacations cleaning up, learning about and exploring 60 miles of the upper Cedar River from the Iowa-Minnesota border to Nashua from July 10 to 14.
Project AWARE cleanup to tackle the Upper Cedar River

Project AWARE cleanup to tackle the Upper Cedar River

  • 4/27/2017 12:52:00 PM
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CHARLES CITY – Volunteers will have an opportunity this summer to spend their vacations cleaning up, learning about and exploring 60 miles of the upper Cedar River from the Iowa-Minnesota border to Nashua from July 10 to 14. 
Lower Des Moines River Expedition Set to Launch in July

Lower Des Moines River Expedition Set to Launch in July

  • 6/9/2016 1:16:00 PM
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KEOSAUQUA – Volunteers will have an opportunity this summer to spend their vacations cleaning up, learning about and exploring 53 miles of the lower Des Moines River between Eldon and Farmington, from July 11 to 15 with Project AWARE. Early registration ends June 17.
Tank of Dilute Herbicide Recovered From Delaware County Stream

Tank of Dilute Herbicide Recovered From Delaware County Stream

  • 5/21/2016 8:57:00 PM
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MANCHESTER – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will continue to monitor a small tributary of Golden Branch northeast of Ryan in Delaware County after a tank with dilute herbicide fell into the stream Saturday morning.
DNR Asks Iowans to be Air Aware

DNR Asks Iowans to be Air Aware

  • 4/28/2016 8:38:00 AM
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DES MOINES — As temperatures warm and Iowans head outdoors, they can usually count on good air quality. In fact, Iowa’s air quality has significantly improved. Since 1990, sulfur dioxide emission have decreased by 60 percent and nitrogen oxides are down 43 percent, while the number of emission sources, the population and the number of industries have increased.
Project AWARE Cleanup to Take On Lower Des Moines River

Project AWARE Cleanup to Take On Lower Des Moines River

  • 3/29/2016 7:37:00 AM
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KEOSAUQUA – Volunteers will have an opportunity this summer to spend their vacations cleaning up, learning about and exploring 53 miles of the Lower Des Moines River between Eldon and Farmington from July 11 to 15.
Project AWARE Cleanup to Take on Lower Des Moines River

Project AWARE Cleanup to Take on Lower Des Moines River

  • 3/24/2016 7:11:00 AM
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KEOSAUQUA – Volunteers will have an opportunity this summer to spend their vacations cleaning up, learning about and exploring 53 miles of the Lower Des Moines River between Eldon and Farmington from July 11 to 15.