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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on January 10, 2023, requires all state agencies to identify which administrative rule chapters will be retained or rescinded.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on January 10, 2023, requires all state agencies to identify which administrative rule chapters will be retained or rescinded.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.
Iowans encouraged to report wild turkey sightings in July and August

Iowans encouraged to report wild turkey sightings in July and August

  • 6/25/2024 11:46:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is looking for help with its annual wild turkey production survey. During the months of July and August wild turkey sightings are recorded to estimate this year’s nesting rates and nest success.
Help stop aquatic hitchhikers this Fourth of July

Help stop aquatic hitchhikers this Fourth of July

  • 6/25/2024 11:44:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds all boaters and anglers to check for unwanted hitchhikers on their boats and equipment this Fourth of July to help protect Iowa lakes and streams.
DNR to host Western Iowa deer population meetings in July

DNR to host Western Iowa deer population meetings in July

  • 6/25/2024 11:41:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting eight meetings in Western Iowa to discuss the status of the region’s deer herd as population levels have fallen in recent years. The meetings are open to the public.
Stay sober and alert on the water this July 4th weekend

Stay sober and alert on the water this July 4th weekend

  • 6/25/2024 11:36:00 AM
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DES MOINES - State, federal and local law enforcement agencies encourage all boaters to avoid alcohol and drugs this busy holiday weekend to ensure everyone’s safety on Iowa waters.
DNR shares tips for a safe Fourth of July holiday weekend

DNR shares tips for a safe Fourth of July holiday weekend

  • 6/25/2024 11:33:00 AM
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DES MOINES, Iowa – As the Fourth of July holiday weekend quickly approaches the forecast predicts very warm weather which will draw thousands of people to state parks, beaches, lakes and rivers.
Changes to note ahead of Iowa's hunting seasons

Changes to note ahead of Iowa's hunting seasons

  • 6/24/2024 4:08:00 PM
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Hunters will notice a few regulation changes for the upcoming 2024-2025 hunting seasons. These changes could impact deer hunters, waterfowl hunters and furharvesters.
DNR enforcement actions, published 06/20/2024

DNR enforcement actions, published 06/20/2024

  • 6/20/2024 12:00:00 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.
Wastewater released near Carter Lake

Wastewater released near Carter Lake

  • 6/17/2024 4:35:00 PM
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On Friday, June 14th, the Iowa DNR Field Office in Atlantic received a complaint alleging sewage flowing on the ground at Lakeside Estates Trailer Home Park in Carter Lake
DNR enforcement actions, published 06/13/2024

DNR enforcement actions, published 06/13/2024

  • 6/13/2024 11:03:00 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.
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