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Natural Resource Commission to Meet February 11 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., on Feb. 11, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, in Des Moines. The meeting is open to the public.

Members of the NRC are Kim Francisco, Dennis Schemmel, Margo Underwood, Conrad Clement, Dr. Sally Prickett, Marcus Branstad and Phyllis Reimer. The Director of the DNR is Chuck Gipp.

The following is the agenda for the Feb. 11 meeting.

  • Approve Agenda
  • Consent Agenda*
    • Contract with Habitat Forever, LLC
    • Contract with FDC Enterprises Inc.
  • Approve Minutes of Jan. 20 Meeting
  • Director’s Remarks
  • Brushy Creek Trails Advisory Board Appointments
  • Contact with Freedom Creek Prairie, LLC
  • *Contract with Habitat Forever, LLC
  • *Contract with FDC Enterprises Inc.
  • Contract with Iowa State University - Multiple Species Inventory and Monitoring along Missouri River
  • Chapter 23 – Wildlife Habitat Promotion with Local Entities Program Grant Recommendations
  • Chapter 35 – Fish Habitat Promotion for County Conservation Board Grant Recommendations
  • Contract with Johnson County Conservation Board – F.W. Kent Park Lake
  • Contract with Jasper County Conservation Board – Mariposa Lake Engineering Services
  • Public Land Acquisition Projects
    • Sedan Bottoms Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Appanoose County – Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF)
    • Sedan Bottoms WMA, Appanoose County – INHF
    • Sedan Bottoms WMA, Appanoose County – INHF
    • North Raccoon River WMA, Green County – INHF
    • Springbrook WMA, Guthrie County – INHF
    • Sac City Wetland Complex WMA, Sac County - INHF
    • Iverson Bottoms WMA, Allamakee County - INHF
  • Small Construction Projects
  • Construction Projects
    • Geode State Park, Sediment Basins – Henry County
    • Mines of Spain State Recreation Area, Roadway Repair – Dubuque County
  • Division Administrator’s Remarks
  • General Discussion
    • Honey Creek Resort State Park Update
    • Next Meeting, March 10, in Des Moines

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