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Natural Resource Commission to meet Oct. 12 in Des Moines

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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9:30 a.m., Oct. 12, in the Wallace State Office Building, fourth floor conference room, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.

The meeting is open to the public.

Members of the NRC are Kim Francisco, Dennis Schemmel, Margo Underwood, Marcus Branstad, Phyllis Reimer, Tom Prickett and Laura Hommel.  The director of the DNR is Chuck Gipp.

Any person attending the public meeting and has special requirements such as those related to mobility or hearing impairments should contact the DNR or ADA Coordinator at 515-725-8200, Relay Iowa TTY Service 800-735-7942, or, and advise of specific needs.

The following is the agenda for the Oct. 12 meeting.

  • Approve Agenda
  • Consent Agenda*
  • *Timber Sale Contract with Grau Logs and Lumber, Inc., for Yellow River State Forest – Paint Creek
  • Approve Minutes of Sept. 14 Meeting
  • Northeast Iowa Forestry Advisory Committee
  • Director’s Remarks
  • Division Administrator’s Remarks
  • *Timber Sale Contract with Grau Logs and Lumber, Inc., for Yellow River State Forest – Paint Creek
  • Chapter 44, Special Events and Fireworks and Chapter 81, Fishing Regulations – Final Rule
  • Contract with Iowa State University - MISM
  • REAP City Parks and Open Spaces Grants September 2017 – Fiscal Year 2018
  • REAP County Grants – September 2017 – Fiscal Year 2018
  • REAP Private Public Cost-share Grants – September 2017 – Fiscal Year 2018
  • Public Land Acquisition Projects
  • Volga Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Clayton County – Fuhrman
  • Big Wall Lake WMA, Wright County – Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF)
  • Gilbertson WMA, Fayette County - INHF
  • Silver Lake WMA, Palo Alto County – INHF
  • Militia Hollow WMA, Fremont County – Tilts
  • Union Grove State Park, Tama County - Bauch
  • Small Construction Projects
  • Contract with the Jasper County Conservation Board
  • Construction Projects
  • Mariposa Recreation Area – Jasper County
  • Lake Darling State Park, Pedestrian Bridge Abutments – Washington County
  • Waubonsie State Park, Roadway Stabilization – Fremont County
  • Hickory Grove Lake, Watershed Best Management Practices – Story County
  • General Discussion
  • 2018 NRC Meetings and Tour Calendar
  • NRC Annual Report
  • Next Meeting, Nov. 9, in Des Moines

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