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Natural Resource Commission to meet Nov. 9 in Des Moines

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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 8:30 a.m., Nov. 9, 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 Nov. 9 meeting.

  • Approve Agenda
  • Consent Agenda*
    *Timber Sale Contract with Ben Bruggeman, Pikes Peak State Park
  • Approve Minutes of Oct. 12 Meeting
  • Director’s Remarks
  • Division Administrator’s Remarks
  • 2018 NRC Calendar
  • Donations
  • Water Recreation Access Cost-share Grant Fiscal Year 2018
  • *Timber Sale Contract with Ben Bruggeman for Pikes Peak State Park
  • Contract with City of Lake Park
  • Public Land Acquisition Projects
    Oxford Junction Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Jones County – Eastern Iowa Conservation Foundation, Ltd.
    Myre Slough WMA, Winnebago County – Halvorsen Trust
    Oxford Junction WMA, Jones County – Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF)
    Hogsback Waterfowl Production Area, Winnebago County – INHF
    Lansing WMA, Allamakee County – INHF
    Good Neighbors Marsh WMA, Winnebago County - Wirth
  • Construction Project, Richard’s Marsh, Dike Renovation – Warren County
  • General Discussion 
    Friends of Luster Heights Correspondence
    NRC Annual Report

Next Meeting, Dec. 14, in Des Moines For a complete agenda, go to