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Nominate conservation leaders in your community for the 2021 Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award

Nominate conservation leaders in your community for the 2021 Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award

  • 3/11/2021 3:04:00 PM
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DES MOINES – Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and Department of Natural Resources Director Kayla Lyon invite Iowans to nominate individuals or families in their communities for the 2021 Farm Environmental Leader Award. Nominations will be accepted until Monday, May 3, 2021, to be considered for the 2021 awards ceremony held at the Iowa State Fair.
Iowa fisheries biologist selected for Award of Merit

Iowa fisheries biologist selected for Award of Merit

  • 6/16/2020 1:32:00 PM
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Iowa fisheries biologist Ben Wallace recently received the American Fisheries Society’s Fisheries Management Section Award of Merit for his efforts in community based watershed management and lake restoration projects.
DNR Park Ranger honored by Iowa OHV Association

DNR Park Ranger honored by Iowa OHV Association

  • 1/30/2018 1:55:00 PM
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DNR Park Ranger Christopher (C.J.) Hughes was given a Special Recognition Award by the Iowa Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Association for his education efforts. He received the award at the association’s annual meeting in Williamsburg on Jan. 21.
Iowa DNR Legal Services Bureau Chief inducted into national class

Iowa DNR Legal Services Bureau Chief inducted into national class

  • 10/30/2017 1:15:00 PM
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DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Legal Services Bureau Chief Edmund J. Tormey was inducted into the 2017 Class of The American College of Environmental Lawyers last week at the College’s annual meeting in Charleston, SC.
Local fishing club pays it forward

Local fishing club pays it forward

  • 5/16/2017 12:15:00 PM
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A central Iowa fishing club is the 2017 recipient of the Brass Bluegill award from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fish Iowa! program.
Governor's Environmental Excellence Award Winners Announced

Governor's Environmental Excellence Award Winners Announced

  • 7/28/2016 11:43:00 AM
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DES MOINES — Governor Terry E. Branstad will recognize 22 Iowa organizations, businesses and communities at the Iowa Environmental Excellence awards ceremony Aug 2. The awards are the premier environmental honors in Iowa. 
Governor's awards honor environmental leaders

Governor's awards honor environmental leaders

  • 7/7/2016 1:17:00 PM
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DES MOINES — Forty-three Iowa organizations, businesses and communities were nominated for consideration to receive an Governor’s Iowa Environmental Excellence Award from Gov. Terry E. Branstad and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The awards are Iowa’s premier environmental honors.
Iowan Selected as National Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor of the Year

Iowan Selected as National Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor of the Year

  • 5/31/2016 1:03:00 PM
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Rick Cerwick flashes back to the days when he started hunting, rolling down the Webster County gravel roads in the ‘63 Ford Galaxy 500 with mom and dad up front and he and his brothers and sisters in back competing to see who could spot the most rooster pheasants and who could retrieve them when dad shot one.