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Pike's Peak State Park, McGregor, Iowa
Nov 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
Nov 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
Nov 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
Nov 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
Nov 15, 2012 | 00:05:15

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

Iowa Outdoors (#205)
Sep 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
Sep 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
Sep 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
Sep 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.

Kenny Salwey, The Last River Rat
Sep 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...