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Iowa’s 47th spring turkey season is one for the records

Iowa’s 47th spring turkey season is one for the records

  • 5/19/2020 1:25:00 PM
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Iowa hunters reported harvesting more than 14,600 turkeys during the spring season, which is the highest spring turkey harvest since mandatory harvest reporting began in 2007. The previous high was 12,173 in 2016.
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.