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Iowa angler wins grand prize in Midwest Walleye Challenge

Iowa angler wins grand prize in Midwest Walleye Challenge

  • 7/23/2024 11:46:00 AM
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BOONE - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) partnered for a third year with MyCatch by Angler’s Atlas to conduct a statewide walleye fishing challenge March 30 through June 30.
Iowa’s 2024 pheasant nesting outlook

Iowa’s 2024 pheasant nesting outlook

  • 7/23/2024 11:43:00 AM
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Iowa’s pheasant population typically shows increases following mild winters with springs that are dryer and warmer than normal. While last winter was average to below average snowfall, spring was wetter than normal, with May coming in as the eighth wettest in 152 years of records.
Heritage Hills management is topic of Aug. 27 public meeting

Heritage Hills management is topic of Aug. 27 public meeting

  • 7/22/2024 2:34:00 PM
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MEDORA, Iowa - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is holding an open house on Aug. 27, from 5-8 p.m., at the outside shelter located at the Hickory Hills Park, near Medora, to discuss the habitat management, recreation use, forest plans, wildlife populations and other topics of interest for the 704-acre Heritage Hills Wildlife Management Area, in Warren County.
DNR seeks public input on administrative rule revisions to the chapter on special nonresident deer and turkey licenses to promote natural resources

DNR seeks public input on administrative rule revisions to the chapter on special nonresident deer and turkey licenses to promote natural resources

  • 7/18/2024 2:41:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking informal comments on administrative rules for special nonresident deer and turkey licenses. Executive Order 10 (EO10), signed by Governor Reynolds on January 10, 2023, requires all state agencies to identify which administrative rule chapters will be retained or rescinded. The EO10 process includes public engagement with the opportunity for meaningful input.
DNR enforcement actions, published 07/18/2024

DNR enforcement actions, published 07/18/2024

  • 7/18/2024 12:01:00 PM
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DNR staff work with individuals, businesses and communities to help them protect our natural resources by complying with state and federal laws.
Learn to Hunt program opens registration for waterfowl course

Learn to Hunt program opens registration for waterfowl course

  • 7/16/2024 12:20:00 PM
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DES MOINES - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering a program to teach skills needed to hunt, field dress and cook waterfowl to women who have little to no waterfowl hunting experience.
Fishing regulations to be relaxed at McKinley Lake in Creston

Fishing regulations to be relaxed at McKinley Lake in Creston

  • 7/16/2024 12:16:00 PM
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CRESTON - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is relaxing the fishing regulations at McKinley Lake in Creston. The city of Creston will begin to drain the lake in August as part of a lake restoration project.
Habitat diversity draws bird watchers, hunters to Copeland Bend

Habitat diversity draws bird watchers, hunters to Copeland Bend

  • 7/16/2024 12:14:00 PM
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Forty miles south of Council Bluffs on the Missouri River is the 3,500-plus-acre Copeland Bend Wildlife Area, an expansive mix of grasslands and high-quality wetlands constructed after the extensive flooding in 2011, when the big river was closed to boating, and levees up and down the Big Muddy were breached.
DNR enforcement actions, published 07/11/2024

DNR enforcement actions, published 07/11/2024

  • 7/11/2024 2:08:00 PM
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DNR staff work with individuals, businesses and communities to help them protect our natural resources by complying with state and federal laws.
Mobile Education Exhibit returns, available for reservations

Mobile Education Exhibit returns, available for reservations

  • 7/11/2024 2:05:00 PM
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After a brief hiatus, the Iowa DNR is excited to announce the return of our Mobile Education Exhibit - an incredible way to learn about how your everyday activities impact the environment and what you can do to reduce your impact through changes to consumption and management of energy, food, water and waste.
DNR seeks public input on wildlife administrative rule revisions

DNR seeks public input on wildlife administrative rule revisions

  • 7/10/2024 2:45:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking informal comments on administrative rules for Iowa wildlife and related programs. Executive Order 10 (EO10), signed by Governor Reynolds on January 10, 2023, requires all state agencies to identify which administrative rule chapters will be retained or rescinded. The EO10 process includes public engagement with the opportunity for input.
DNR seeks public input on administrative rule revisions for driving in meandered streams

DNR seeks public input on administrative rule revisions for driving in meandered streams

  • 7/10/2024 12:32:00 PM
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The DNR is seeking informal comments on administrative rules for driving in meandered streams. Executive Order 10 (EO10), signed by the Governor on January 10, 2023, requires all state agencies to identify which administrative rule chapters will be retained or rescinded. The EO10 process includes public engagement with the opportunity for meaningful input.
DNR seeks public input on state park administrative rule revisions

DNR seeks public input on state park administrative rule revisions

  • 7/9/2024 12:01:00 PM
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The DNR is seeking informal comments on administrative rules for Iowa state parks and related programs. Executive Order 10 (EO10), signed by the Governor on January 10, 2023, requires all state agencies to identify which administrative rule chapters will be retained or rescinded. The EO10 process includes public engagement with the opportunity for meaningful input.
Sand Creek Wildlife Area is a birder, hunters paradise

Sand Creek Wildlife Area is a birder, hunters paradise

  • 7/2/2024 12:34:00 PM
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Tucked in to the rolling hills of southern Iowa’s Decatur County is Sand Creek Wildlife Area, a 3,700-acre destination for deer hunters and bird watchers. Here, cell service disappears and nature’s sounds take over – this isn’t a white noise machine – it’s the real thing.
DNR enforcement actions, published 06/27/2024

DNR enforcement actions, published 06/27/2024

  • 6/27/2024 11:34:00 AM
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DNR staff work with individuals, businesses and communities to help them protect our natural resources by complying with state and federal laws.
DNR seeks public input on state park administrative rule revisions

DNR seeks public input on state park administrative rule revisions

  • 6/25/2024 12:15:00 PM
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The DNR is seeking informal comments on administrative rules for Iowa state parks and related programs. Executive Order 10 (EO10), signed by Governor Reynolds on January 10, 2023, requires all state agencies to identify which administrative rule chapters will be retained or rescinded. The EO10 process includes public engagement with the opportunity for meaningful input.
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