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DNR reopening Banner and Olofson shooting ranges

DNR reopening Banner and Olofson shooting ranges

  • 8/19/2020 7:11:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will begin a phased in reopening of the Banner and Olofson shooting ranges with new social distancing protocols customers will need to follow.
Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

  • 2/11/2020 2:06:00 PM
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Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

  • 11/5/2019 3:29:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Fish Iowa! angler education program has partnered with the Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation’s (RBFF) Vamos A Pescar™ program to provide funding to local 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations to support local efforts to educate and engage families in high-density Hispanic communities through programs, classes and fishing activities. Minimum grant request is $5,000 with a 1:1 cash match required.
Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

  • 4/9/2019 12:06:00 PM
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Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

  • 12/27/2018 8:17:00 AM
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Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
Upcoming hunter education classes

Upcoming hunter education classes

  • 10/30/2018 1:36:00 PM
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Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
New Training Workshop Focuses on Bottom Line for Industrial Stormwater

New Training Workshop Focuses on Bottom Line for Industrial Stormwater

  • 10/25/2018 8:19:00 AM
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Industrial and commercial facilities with "stormwater discharge associated with industrial activity" are required to obtain NPDES permits, known as General Permits #1 and #3.  A new training opportunity has been developed to help those facilities understand their permitting requirements, develop pollution prevention plans, and implement best management practices with the goal of staying in compliance.
Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

  • 8/28/2018 11:35:00 AM
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Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

  • 5/1/2018 2:33:00 PM
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Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

  • 2/20/2018 11:59:00 AM
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Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

  • 9/12/2017 4:07:00 PM
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Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

  • 7/3/2017 11:18:00 AM
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Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
Outdoor education workshops scheduled

Outdoor education workshops scheduled

  • 5/16/2017 12:16:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is sponsoring workshops for K –12 educators on Iowa’s outdoors this summer. 
Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

  • 5/9/2017 3:02:00 PM
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Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
Boater education is goal of national effort March 19-25

Boater education is goal of national effort March 19-25

  • 3/14/2017 11:36:00 AM
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A national campaign is encouraging boaters to enroll in a boater education course before the kickoff to the boating season. Many boater education courses are offering discounts or other incentives during the week of March 19-25, to students who enroll or complete a boating safety education course. 
Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

  • 2/28/2017 12:46:00 PM
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Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

  • 1/17/2017 1:10:00 PM
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Hunter Education classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
Hunter education classes filling quickly

Hunter education classes filling quickly

  • 11/8/2016 1:43:00 PM
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Hunters who need to satisfy the hunter education requirement need to act quickly – a few seats for the classroom courses are still available in November, but students will need to travel to participate.
Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

  • 9/29/2016 9:02:00 AM
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he Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Fish Iowa! angler education program has partnered with the Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation’s (RBFF) Vamos A Pescar program to provide grants to local 501(c)(3) organizations to support  local efforts to educate and engage families in high-density Hispanic communities through programs, classes and fishing activities.
Iowan Selected as National Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor of the Year

Iowan Selected as National Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor of the Year

  • 5/31/2016 1:03:00 PM
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Rick Cerwick flashes back to the days when he started hunting, rolling down the Webster County gravel roads in the ‘63 Ford Galaxy 500 with mom and dad up front and he and his brothers and sisters in back competing to see who could spot the most rooster pheasants and who could retrieve them when dad shot one.
Space Available in Upcoming Hunter Education Classes

Space Available in Upcoming Hunter Education Classes

  • 5/3/2016 1:23:00 PM
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Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
Hunter Education Classes

Hunter Education Classes

  • 10/20/2015 8:13:00 AM
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Hunters who need to satisfy the hunter education requirement can search for and sign up for a course online.
Prepping Your Boat for Summer: Four Tips

Prepping Your Boat for Summer: Four Tips

  • 5/15/2015 10:03:00 AM
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As many Iowa boaters get ready to take to the water for the first time this year this coming weekend, be sure to brush up on these basic boating safety and maintenance tips.