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The Return of the Prairie Chicken, Kellerton Grasslands, Iowa
Apr 7, 2011 | 00:05:08

A growing restoration project is bringing back the sights and sounds of Iowa’s long-lost native bird: The Prairie Chicken

Iowa Outdoors (#103)
Apr 7, 2011 | 00:29 min

Go 100 feet underground into Coldwater Cave in northeast Iowa to explore Iowa’s longest and most spectacular cave. Witness the population rebound of p...

Iowa Outdoors April 2011 Preview
Mar 31, 2011 | 00:00:36

Explore Iowa's longest and most spectacular cave, witness the population rebound of prairie chickens in southern Iowa, visit Wapsipinicon State Park, ...

Aerial Deer Surveys, Iowa
Feb 24, 2011 | 00:05:01

Ever wondered how the Iowa DNR estimates the state's deer population? Iowa Outdoors joins a pair of wildlife experts for a mathematical exercise in h...

Dog Sledding, Great Western Trail, Warren County, Iowa
Feb 24, 2011 | 00:03:56

Amanda Mullen takes a dash down the Great Western trail with a pack of Siberian Huskies.

Cold Water Kayaking, Des Moines River, Iowa
Feb 24, 2011 | 00:05:10

Paddle with hard-core winter kayakers for a mix of exercise and eagle viewing on the Des Moines River.

Neil Rettig, Wildlife Cinematographer
Feb 24, 2011 | 00:07:40

Emmy-award winning nature cinematographer Neil Rettig shares his passion for the outdoors.

Iowa Outdoors | More Winter Activities (#102)
Feb 24, 2011 | 28 min

Go cold water kayaking, study Iowa's deer population, try out dogsledding and spend time with wildlife photographer Neil Rettig. Check out Chef Jon Be...

Venison Stew & Jalapeno Corn Bread, with Chef Jon Benedict
Feb 24, 2011 | 00:03:18

Chef Jon Benedict shares a delicious recipe for an under-appreciated wild game. Check out his version of venison stew.