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Iowa Outdoors (#203)
May 6, 2012 | 28 min

On this episode of Iowa Outdoors we explore the newly re-opened Maquoketa Caves State Park. We go airborne at Rathbun Lake with a trio of kiteboardin...

Kiteboarding, Rathbun Lake, Iowa
May 6, 2012 | 00:06:06

We grab some big air at Lake Rathbun with a group of kiteboarders.

May 6, 2012 | 00:05:20

Project AWARE, which stands for A Watershed Awareness River Expedition, involves hundreds of volunteers who spend their vacations working as aquatic g...

Nature Photographer Cindy Skeie
May 6, 2012 | 00:06:04

Explore some of natures small wonders through the macro photography of Cindy Skeie.

Maquoketa Caves State Park, Jackson County, Iowa
May 6, 2012 | 00:04:56

On this episode of Iowa Outdoors we explore the newly re-opened Maquoketa Caves State Park.

Zipline Adventure, Dubuque, Iowa
Mar 30, 2012 | 00:06:23

Soar high above the ground in Dubuque on Iowa's first large-scale zipline.

Iowa Outdoors (#202)
Mar 30, 2012 | 28 min

Fly through the treetops on Iowa's first zipline course, explore life aquatic at the Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, find morel mush...

Hunting for Morel Mushrooms

Go on a treasure hunt for a prized Iowa woodland delicacy known as the morel mushroom.

Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium, Dubuque, Iowa
Mar 30, 2012 | 00:05:19

Dive into life aquatic at Dubuque's Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium.

Nature Photographer Ty Smedes

Readers of the magazine Iowa Outdoors are familiar with the photography of Ty Smedes.  Ty is a regular contributor to the Department of Natural Resources publication and his pictures along with art