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Forestry practices topic of six field days

Forestry practices topic of six field days

  • 10/1/2019 3:05:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa State University Forestry Extension are partnering to host field days across Iowa in October to showcase practices to improve timber stands, forest health, cost share programs available to woodland owners, battling invasive species, timber market updates and more.
Iowa DNR endorses Healthy Heart Month

Iowa DNR endorses Healthy Heart Month

  • 2/22/2018 12:30:00 PM
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Healthy air quality plays a major part in preventing heart disease according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
7 unexpected health benefits of nature

7 unexpected health benefits of nature

  • 9/23/2016 2:30:00 PM
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As most Americans have heard, we need to get out more. Intuitively, it makes sense that time spent out in nature is good for us, and helps us ward off obvious health issues like obesity. But researchers have found much more than that. Whether you’re 5, 25, 50 or 95, think about these quirky benefits of nature today—they just might motivate you to spend some more minutes in the great outdoors.