STORIES

Loess Hills Prescribed Fire
Aug 11, 2013 | 00:04:44

A group of firefighters from across the nation venture to the hilly topography of western Iowa for intensive prairie fire training.

Jester Park's Nature Playscape
Aug 11, 2013 | 00:06:36

Dan Wardell visits with Polk County Conservation’s Lewis Major about Jester Park’s cutting-edge playscape for outdoor nature education.

Jeff Grewe: Arborist Photographer
Aug 11, 2013 | 00:07:01

Journey along the western rim of Iowa with Jeff Grewe as he melds a love of nature with a chainsaw and a DSLR.

Iowa Outdoors (#303)
Jun 22, 2013 | 00:28:45

We explore paddle-in campsites in central Iowa, explain the restoration of Nahant Marsh, and showcase a photo project between an iPhone and a bur oak ...

Lacey-Keosauqua State Park
Jun 22, 2013 | 00:01:49

A southeastern Iowa park getaway named after its Native American heritage and a pioneer in environmental preservation.

Paddle-in Campsites: Lake Red Rock
Jun 22, 2013 | 00:06:32

Conservation groups in central Iowa have teamed up together for a unique kayak adventure with a catch. You not only paddle in yourself but also all of...

Nahant Marsh Comeback
Jun 22, 2013 | 00:07:08

How a toxic wetland in eastern Iowa became an environmental rallying point for an eastern Iowa community and a safe haven for wildlife.

Mark Hirsch and THAT TREE
Jun 22, 2013 | 00:09:16

A lone bur oak may have forever changed the professional and personal life of one photographer in northeastern Iowa. In 2012, Mark Hirsch began a 365...

Iowa Outdoors (#302)

From the lens of one wildlife photographer to the handlebar view from our state's biking enthusiasts, we explore springtime in Iowa.

Nature Photographers Bob and Linda Scarth (302)
Apr 19, 2013 | 00:06:15

For over 50 years Bob and Linda Scarth have been taking beautiful pictures together of the Iowa environment