STORIES

Taxidermy Gives Creatures New Life

Iowans young and old use the art of taxidermy to create trophy memories of deer, birds, fish and other animals. It’s a career, hobby and passion that ...

Gardening the Outdoors
Dec 16, 2013 | 00:05:36

Iowans explore an educational tool connecting students with the earth…from garden gate to their dinner plate.

David Heusinkveld: Tragedy & Recovery
Dec 16, 2013 | 00:09:58

The life-changing story of David Heusinkveld as he travels through the Amana Colonies on a photographic journey of tragedy and recovery.

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...

ISU's traveling Insect Zoo
Oct 25, 2013 | 00:04:28

Dan Wardell shows us how a fun, hands-on learning experience with cockroaches, millipedes, tarantulas and other arthropods is helping teach Iowans the...

Iowa Outdoors (#305)
Oct 25, 2013 | 00:28:43

Look into the sky with amateur astronomers and astrophotographers at the Iowa Star Party, visit a classroom where kids are touching critters from Iowa...

Amateur astronomers and the art of astrophotography
Oct 25, 2013 | 00:07:02

We join amateur astronomers at one of Iowa’s darkest locations for the Iowa Star Party, as they share their interstellar hobby and stunning photos wit...

Mines of Spain
Oct 25, 2013 | 00:03:47

It was once a mineral oasis, where Julien Dubuque settled more than 200 years ago. Now, the scenic Mines of Spain area along the Mississippi River is ...

Rehabilitating injured birds at SOAR

See how injured eagles, falcons and other birds are rescued and taken under the caring wing of rehabilitators at Saving Our Avian Resources (SOAR), wi...

Iowa Outdoors (#304)
Aug 11, 2013 | 00:28:44

We profile wildfire training and nighttime photography in the Loess Hills, visit an innovative playscape in central Iowa’s Jester Park, and showcase s...