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Harmon Lake Wildlife Area ready for a busy fall

Harmon Lake Wildlife Area ready for a busy fall

  • 10/3/2023 12:38:00 PM
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Standing at the gravel boat ramp on the middle pool of Harmon Lake, among a dense stand of bur-reed full of seeds, four noisy trumpeter swans appeared over the trees then banked west at the sight of unwelcomed visitors.
Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning, Clear Lake Wildlife Unit

Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning, Clear Lake Wildlife Unit

  • 3/20/2023 3:52:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be conducting prescribed burns this spring on wildlife management areas managed by the Iowa DNR’s Clear Lake Wildlife Unit in Cerro Gordo, Hancock, Franklin, Winnebago, Worth and Wright counties.
Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

  • 3/2/2021 11:02:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be conducting prescribed burns this spring on wildlife management areas managed by the Iowa DNR’s Clear Lake Wildlife Unit in Cerro Gordo, Franklin, Hancock, Winnebago, Worth, and Wright counties.
Mason City wastewater discharge ends

Mason City wastewater discharge ends

  • 6/19/2018 2:47:00 PM
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MASON CITY, Iowa – Mason City officials report they stopped discharging wastewater to the Winnebago River at 8 p.m. June 18.
DNR investigating wastewater discharge in Mason City

DNR investigating wastewater discharge in Mason City

  • 6/17/2018 12:31:00 PM
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MASON CITY, Iowa - A sewer line collapse in the 300 block of South Rhode Island Ave. is causing the City of Mason City to pump untreated wastewater into the Winnebago River.  
4 Before-You–Go Tips for Kayak Camping (and 7 Destinations)

4 Before-You–Go Tips for Kayak Camping (and 7 Destinations)

  • 7/29/2015 8:30:00 AM
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Kayaking is a great way to explore the state and get some exercise, but if you intend to stay the night at a paddle-in only campsite, you have to pack thoughtfully. Check out the advice below, approved by DNR paddling expert and instructor Todd Robertson, to help you start camping comfortably with your kayak. And remember, always check water levels before you go.
6 Water Trails to Explore This Spring

6 Water Trails to Explore This Spring

  • 4/30/2015 10:36:00 AM
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If you’re looking to blaze a new trail this spring, consider hitting the water for something different. Iowa boasts a number of water trails, which offer a unique perspective on Iowa in spring.