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Iowa Outdoors (#408)
Dec 11, 2014 | 00:26:59

On this winter edition of Iowa Outdoors...Go under the ice on an Iowa lake with some adventurous scuba divers. Learn how DNR researchers are gathering...

Ice scuba diving
Dec 11, 2014 | 00:08:13

We jump into a frozen lake to explore the dangerous adventure of scuba diving…underneath the ice. There are few locations in Iowa to dive below the ic...

Northern pike winter research
Dec 11, 2014 | 00:04:58

Fish researchers with the Iowa DNR use a hovercraft to navigate the frozen backwaters of the Upper Mississippi River, collecting valuable habitat and ...

Color the Wind Kite Festival
Dec 11, 2014 | 00:07:22

This annual festival draws kite aficionados and spectators to Clear Lake every February for the splash of color and floating spectacle in the sky. It’...

Mississippi River aerial photographry
Nov 6, 2014 | 00:04:40

Photographer Bob Hurt captures the vivid beauty of the Upper Mississippi River Valley from a plane hundreds of feet above the watery wilderness.

Iowa Outdoors (#407)
Nov 6, 2014 | 00:28:46

On this autumn edition of Iowa Outdoors...explore the Middle River water trail among the covered bridges of Madison County, learn about the turkey vul...

Turkey vultures

Not many people like or admire turkey vultures. But we may take for granted the role of turkey vultures in our wildlife ecosystem.

Rock climbing
Nov 6, 2014 | 00:06:26

You may not think of Iowa as a rock climbing destination, but there are several great places in Iowa to climb and a growing community of climbers work...

Middle River water trail
Nov 6, 2014 | 00:04:51

Explore how an Iowa DNR water trail project is rejuvenating a paddling adventure underneath some of the landmark covered bridges of Madison County.

Iowa Outdoors (#406)
Oct 2, 2014 | 00:28:46

In this edition we look back at some of our favorite adventures. Throughout our first four seasons, we've shown you some adventurous ways to explore o...