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Turkey legs needed for disease surveillance project

Turkey legs needed for disease surveillance project

  • 3/17/2020 12:14:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in conjunction with Iowa State University is monitoring the wild turkey population for the presence of Lymphoproliferative Disease (LPDV), and is asking for hunters who harvest a bird this spring to provide one lower leg to be tested.
Hunting near collapsed grain bins is not allowed

Hunting near collapsed grain bins is not allowed

  • 9/5/2019 8:43:00 AM
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Waterfowl hunters take note – hunting near grain bins in western and southwestern Iowa that collapsed from the spring flood is considered hunting over bait and is against the law.
Two Waterloo men charged with illegally killing antlered deer

Two Waterloo men charged with illegally killing antlered deer

  • 8/14/2018 12:47:00 PM
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WATERLOO – On Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 1:26 a.m., Iowa Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Bureau was contacted by the Waterloo Police Department after they conducted a traffic stop of two males who had illegally killed two antlered deer that were still in velvet.
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.
Jefferson man pleads guilty to poaching trophy buck

Jefferson man pleads guilty to poaching trophy buck

  • 3/14/2017 11:42:00 AM
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Brett Cranston, 41, of Jefferson, pleaded guilty on March 9 to three charges related to illegally taking a deer during the first shotgun deer season in Greene County.
Three central Iowa men charged in ginseng theft case

Three central Iowa men charged in ginseng theft case

  • 9/8/2016 12:52:00 PM
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Three central Iowa men were charged with theft for allegedly harvesting ginseng roots on state managed lands along the Des Moines River valley over the Labor Day Weekend. It is illegal to harvest ginseng from all state-owned and state-managed land, and most county conservation board owned land.
Iowa Landowner Sentenced for Leasing Land Used in Illegal Guided Deer Hunts

Iowa Landowner Sentenced for Leasing Land Used in Illegal Guided Deer Hunts

  • 10/27/2015 8:38:00 AM
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DES MOINES - On October 21, 2015, Steven C. Miller, 63, of Russell, Iowa, was sentenced by Chief United States District Judge John A. Jarvey to four years of probation for his role in leasing land that was used in illegal guided deer hunts in Iowa, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt.