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Pike's Peak State Park, McGregor, Iowa
November 16, 2012 | 00:02:37

With its breathtaking view of the Mississippi River Valley Pike's Peak State Park could be one of the most photographed places in Iowa.

Pheasants Forever, Iowa
November 16, 2012 | 00:03:15

The Iowa DNR and Pheasants Forever are working together to make sure upland game birds have a place in the Iowa environment by increasing and improvin...

Young Birders, Pike's Peak State Park, Iowa
November 16, 2012 | 00:02:45

Iowa's Young Birders is one of nineteen bird watching clubs within Iowa but the only one specifically for young people.

Power Gliders, Madison County, Iowa
November 16, 2012 | 00:05:21

It's a bird… It's a plane… No, it's Jason Jasnos, who shares a birds eye view of the Iowa landscape.

Nature Photographer Carl Kurtz
November 15, 2012 | 00:05:15

Every fall naturalist, farmer and wildlife photographer Carl Kurtz harvests a field of dreams.

Kenny Salwey, The Last River Rat
September 20, 2012 | 00:08:46

Known as the "Last River Rat" Kenny Salwey spent a large part of his life on the backwaters of the Mississippi River. Today he shares life lessons wi...

Iowa Outdoors (#205)
September 20, 2012 | 29 min

In this episode, we go sailing on Lake Okoboji, find out why nearly three quarters of a million people visit Big Creek State Park each year, learn how...

Lake Okoboji Yacht Club, Iowa
September 20, 2012 | 00:05:38

Over the past three decades, sailing participation has decreased dramatically. But a youth program on Lake Okoboji hopes to create a new generation o...

Big Creek State Park, Polk County, Iowa
September 20, 2012 | 00:04:33

Big Creek State Park main lake is the 5th most visited body of water in Iowa. While Big Creek Lake offers a wide variety of aquatic activities, it is...

Blue Green Algae
September 20, 2012 | 00:05:17

The 2012 drought wreaked havoc on agriculture in the Midwest but it's also hit our state's water quality in some dramatic ways.