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Public invited to field day highlighting forest management

Public invited to field day highlighting forest management

  • 4/23/2024 11:34:00 AM
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FAYETTE, Iowa - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Iowa State University Extension will be showcasing various forestry practices at Volga River State Recreation Area as part of a public field day, on May 21
Ice fishing shelters must be removed by Feb. 20

Ice fishing shelters must be removed by Feb. 20

  • 2/6/2024 12:04:00 PM
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DES MOINES – Ice fishing shelters, left unattended, must be removed from state-owned lands and waters, including parking lots and boat ramps by Feb. 20.
Stay safe on the ice this winter

Stay safe on the ice this winter

  • 1/16/2024 3:10:00 PM
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With cold weather finally arriving in Iowa and freezing over lakes and ponds, ice fishing activity has begun at certain northern lakes.
Stay safe as Iowa lakes freeze over

Stay safe as Iowa lakes freeze over

  • 12/12/2023 11:59:00 AM
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The recent blast of arctic air is growing ice on lakes and ponds across the northern two-thirds of Iowa. Anglers are ready to get out for the popular early ice fishing season.
Discounted trees available at distribution events this fall

Discounted trees available at distribution events this fall

  • 9/19/2023 1:58:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), through a partnership with the USDA Forest Service, is offering a mixture of hardwoods, low-growing ornamental and evergreen tree species for $25 each. 
New veterans hunting, fishing licenses available April 12

New veterans hunting, fishing licenses available April 12

  • 4/12/2023 1:24:00 PM
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The new Armed Forces Hunting and Fishing licenses are now available to residents of Iowa who served in the armed forces of the United States on federal active duty. The new annual fishing license, or hunting and fishing combo license, is $5, with a $2 processing fee.
Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning, Iowa River Wildlife Unit

Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning, Iowa River Wildlife Unit

  • 3/30/2023 1:45:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be conducting prescribed burns this spring on wildlife areas managed by the Iowa DNR’s Iowa River Wildlife Unit, and by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in Cedar, Linn, Johnson, Benton, Iowa, Tama, and Mahaska counties.
Ice-out channel catfish are biting

Ice-out channel catfish are biting

  • 3/14/2023 2:22:00 PM
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Channel catfish move close to shore and are eager to bite in many lakes and the large reservoirs across Iowa just after the ice is gone. The bite starts sooner in southern Iowa impoundments since they lose ice a week or two before northwest Iowa natural lakes.
Discounted trees available at distribution events this spring

Discounted trees available at distribution events this spring

  • 3/14/2023 1:36:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), through a partnership with Alliant Energy and the USDA Forest Service, is offering a mixture of hardwoods, low-growing ornamental and evergreen tree species for $25 each.
Stay safe on the ice this winter

Stay safe on the ice this winter

  • 12/20/2022 11:53:00 AM
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With cold weather finally arriving in Iowa and freezing over lakes and ponds, ice fishing activity has begun at certain northern lakes. As a note of caution, the Iowa Department of Natural Resource (DNR) reminds all anglers - especially those in central and southern Iowa - to stay patient and allow that ice thickness to grow before heading to their favorite ice fishing spot.
Stay safe as Iowa lakes freeze over

Stay safe as Iowa lakes freeze over

  • 12/6/2022 9:10:00 PM
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The recent blast of arctic air is growing ice on lakes and ponds across the northern two-thirds of Iowa. Anglers are ready to get out for the popular early ice fishing season.
Iowa DNR hiring seasonal water patrol officers

Iowa DNR hiring seasonal water patrol officers

  • 10/11/2022 12:09:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking applicants to fill the position of seasonal water patrol officer at several lakes and rivers across the state.
Discounted trees available at distribution events this spring

Discounted trees available at distribution events this spring

  • 4/19/2022 12:10:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), through a partnership with Alliant Energy and the USDA Forest Service, is offering a mixture of hardwoods, low-growing ornamental and evergreen tree species for $25 each.
Ice-out channel catfish are biting

Ice-out channel catfish are biting

  • 3/15/2022 2:26:00 PM
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Channel catfish move close to shore and are eager to bite in many lakes and the large reservoirs across Iowa just after the ice is gone. The bite starts sooner in southern Iowa impoundments since they lose ice a week or two before northeast Iowa natural lakes.
Stay safe as Iowa lakes freeze over

Stay safe as Iowa lakes freeze over

  • 1/4/2022 12:48:00 PM
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The recent blast of arctic air is growing ice on lakes and ponds over much of Iowa. Anglers are ready to get out for the popular early ice fishing season
2022 hunting, fishing license on sale Dec. 15; duck, goose and dove hunters now required to register with HIP

2022 hunting, fishing license on sale Dec. 15; duck, goose and dove hunters now required to register with HIP

  • 12/8/2021 2:20:00 PM
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Resident hunting, fishing and other licenses for 2022 are available beginning Dec. 15. The menu of license options includes the popular Outdoor Combo annual resident hunting/fishing/habitat combo license for $55; the Angler’s Special three-year fishing license for $62; and the Hunter’s Special three-year hunting license with habitat included for $101.
Final Public Notice - FEMA Public Assistance, Trout Run Creek

Final Public Notice - FEMA Public Assistance, Trout Run Creek

  • 6/18/2021 9:54:00 AM
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FINAL PUBLIC NOTICE The Fisheries Bureau of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program funding through Iowa’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (IHSEMD) as a subrecipient.
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