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Emerald ash borer invades Iowa
Jun 5, 2014 | 00:04:02

The emerald ash borer is spreading across the state of Iowa, feeding on ash trees and killing them as a result. The Iowa Department of Natural Resourc...

Water quality successes
Jun 5, 2014 | 00:06:32

Farmers in Iowa are planting the seeds and adopting conservation practices that lead to cleaner water. Small communities recognize many different path...

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
May 1, 2014 | 00:03:45

Explore some of the exotic plants and interesting displays inside the recognizable domed conservatory, as construction continues on a series of new ou...

Jim Frink: Fungi photographer
May 1, 2014 | 00:06:14

Jim Frink has an eye for something many people wouldn't give a second look. He's spent decades searching for, and photographing, the stunning colors, ...

Tracking shovelnose sturgeon in Iowa waters
May 1, 2014 | 00:05:57

Data on fish migrations for spawning and overall behavior are essential to keeping a healthy population for future generations. Iowa DNR officials are...

Geocachers hunt for hidden treasures
May 1, 2014 | 00:06:58

In just the last decade, a high-tech, outdoor activity called geocaching has grown in popularity in Iowa. It's easy for anyone to get started, and it'...

Iowa Outdoors (#401)
May 1, 2014 | 00:27:43

Join Iowa geocachers for a high-tech game of hide-and-seek. Explore the vast variety of plants and interesting displays inside the Greater Des Moines ...

Iowa Outdoors | Season 4 Preview

On this episode of Iowa Outdoors, go hunting for hidden treasures with geocachers, learn why the DNR is researching shovelnose sturgeon in eastern Iow...

Iowa Outdoors (#306)
Dec 16, 2013 | 00:28:44

Explore Iowa from the powered handlebars of local snowmobilers, experience wildlife through the art of modern-day taxidermists, and follow the journey...

The Season for Snowmobiles

Snow is a welcome sight for those who enjoy the family friendly wintertime activity of snowmobile riding. Conquering the cold landscape of Iowa has th...