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Iowa’s Scholastic Clay Target Program crowns collegiate skeet and sporting clays champions

Iowa’s Scholastic Clay Target Program crowns collegiate skeet and sporting clays champions

  • 11/16/2021 2:43:00 PM
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Iowa’s 4 yr Collegiate Scholastic Clay Target Teams competed this past weekend in a four discipline competition: American trap, skeet, sporting clays, and super sporting. William Penn Shotgun Sports won the sporting clays and skeet team championships, while the Wartburg Knights won the trap and super sporting team championships. 
Iowa’s Scholastic Clay Target Program hosts largest youth trap shooting championship in Iowa

Iowa’s Scholastic Clay Target Program hosts largest youth trap shooting championship in Iowa

  • 6/23/2021 7:03:00 AM
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Athletes from 113 teams across Iowa converged on the Iowa State Trapshooting Home Grounds north of Cedar Falls for the 2021 Scholastic Clay Target Program State Trap Shooting Championship held June 8-13. More than 2,600 athletes from 4th grade through high school competed in three different competitions; singles trap, doubles trap, and handicap trap.
Shooting sports athletes converge on Cedar Falls for Iowa’s largest trap shoot

Shooting sports athletes converge on Cedar Falls for Iowa’s largest trap shoot

  • 6/8/2021 1:37:00 PM
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More than 2,700 Iowa shooting sports athletes will participate in the 2021 Iowa Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) Trap Championships in American Singles, Doubles, and Handicap Trap. More than 700,000 targets will be shot by the athletes, ranging in age from grade school through high school.
Iowa’s top collegiate athletes in shooting to converge at championship competition

Iowa’s top collegiate athletes in shooting to converge at championship competition

  • 4/6/2021 12:38:00 PM
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Over the next two weeks, more than 150 athletes from 15 Iowa colleges and universities will participate in the 2021 Iowa Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) Collegiate Championships in Skeet, Sporting Clays and Trap. Many of these athletes have been shooting in the SCTP since middle school or high school and have been continued competing at the collegiate level.
Renovation planned for Pickerel Lake

Renovation planned for Pickerel Lake

  • 4/2/2021 2:42:00 PM
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Pickerel Lake, near Laurens on the Clay and Buena Vista county line, will undergo a water level management project to improve its water quality and provide quality habitat for fish and wildlife.
Elk Lake restoration to begin this fall

Elk Lake restoration to begin this fall

  • 10/27/2020 9:09:00 AM
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Elk Lake, near Ruthven in eastern Clay County, will undergo a restoration project to improve its water quality, eliminate a rough fish population and provide quality habitat for fish and wildlife.
DNR investigating a boating incident that injured two

DNR investigating a boating incident that injured two

  • 9/7/2020 7:27:00 PM
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CLAYTON COUNTY, Iowa – DNR Conservation Officers responded to a boating incident that left two people injured on around 4:30pm Saturday, September 5, 2020 on the Mississippi River in Clayton County.
Acoustic Monitoring Survey for Iowa's Nine Bat Species

Acoustic Monitoring Survey for Iowa's Nine Bat Species

  • 4/23/2019 8:45:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa State University are looking for volunteers interested in performing night time surveys for bats in Dubuque, Lucas, Jackson, Warren and Clayton counties
Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

  • 3/18/2019 8:31:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be conducting prescribed burns this spring on wildlife management areas managed by the Iowa DNR’s Prairie Lakes Wildlife Unit in Buena Vista, Clay, Emmet, Palo Alto and Kossuth counties.
Man dies in coyote hunting incident

Man dies in coyote hunting incident

  • 1/28/2019 10:53:00 AM
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CLAY COUNTY, Iowa -- On January 27, at approximately 11:15 a.m., Clay County Sheriff’s deputies, Iowa DNR conservation officers and local emergency personnel responded to a report of a hunting incident near County Highway B53 and 160th Ave. in Clay County. 
Spencer man injured in hunting incident

Spencer man injured in hunting incident

  • 10/16/2018 12:38:00 PM
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CLAY COUNTY, Iowa – On October 14, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources was notified of a single-person hunting incident on Barringer Slough in Clay County, Iowa.  
Iowa youth trapshooting championships Wednesday in Cedar Falls

Iowa youth trapshooting championships Wednesday in Cedar Falls

  • 6/6/2018 9:35:00 AM
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Cedar Falls – Iowa’s Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) state trapshooting championship event begins June 6 at the Iowa State Trapshooting Association home grounds just north of Cedar Falls.Middle school and elementary aged athletes will begin the competition on Wednesday with high school athletes competing Thursday through Sunday. More than 630,000 clay targets will be fired at during the five days of competition by more than 2,600 youth from 117 Iowa teams.This week’s...
Congratulations Maquoketa Caves State Park

Congratulations Maquoketa Caves State Park

  • 9/5/2017 1:02:00 PM
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USA Today recently revealed their 2017 Readers’ Choice for Best Iowa Attractions, and the winner is . . . Maquoketa Caves State Park!
12 Iowa deer test positive for chronic wasting disease from 2016-17 hunting seasons

12 Iowa deer test positive for chronic wasting disease from 2016-17 hunting seasons

  • 3/14/2017 11:44:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has closed the book on its 2016 chronic wasting disease monitoring effort that collected 4,879 tissue samples from wild deer with 12 samples testing positive for the disease. Test results are pending on deer from a handful of counties and on 86 deer tissue samples from the Clayton County special deer collection effort that ended on March 5.
Clayton County deer tests positive for chronic wasting disease

Clayton County deer tests positive for chronic wasting disease

  • 2/1/2017 8:25:00 AM
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A wild deer taken during the 2016 deer hunting season northwest of Elkader has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), which is the first CWD positive wild deer confirmed outside of Allamakee County.
Paddle Up To These Secluded Campsites

Paddle Up To These Secluded Campsites

  • 6/19/2015 11:02:00 AM
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The self-reliant can take advantage of several remote paddle-in primitive campsites, get surrounded by nature and leave other humans behind. The locations make for a Boundary Waters-like experience in Iowa.