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Iowa Outdoors Episode (#506)
October 1, 2015 | 29 min

On this episode of Iowa Outdoors...meet two Iowans who have embraced barefoot running, travel to Ashton Observatory to stargaze, explore miles of new mountain biking trails and take a night paddle under a full moon.

Night paddle
October 1, 2015 | 6 min

Row out onto Brushy Creek Lake with a group of paddlers under the night sky to take in a unique view of a full moon.

Ashton Observatory
October 1, 2015 | 5 min

We travel to Jasper County, where astronomers hold dark sky at a premium, and stargazers can catch a glimpse of the wonders of space.

Barefoot running
October 1, 2015 | 8 min

Ditch your shoes, and meet two Iowans who have embraced the trend of barefoot running.

Mountain biking
October 1, 2015 | 7 min

Explore Whiterock Conservancy, where mountain bikers are getting an adrenaline rush on miles of new trails designed and built for them to enjoy.

Iowa Outdoors Episode (#505)
September 3, 2015 | 27 mins

In this special photography edition of Iowa Outdoors, discover how Iowa's wildlife and natural environments have inspired the lives of different photographers across our state.

Iowan Hobbyist Drone Videographers
August 6, 2015 | 7 mins

Outdoor adventurers have taken to the sky with small drones to film the state from a vantage point few Iowans can reach.

Devonian Fossil Gorge
August 6, 2015 | 4 mins

An overlook of eastern Iowa’s prehistoric treasure, the Devonian Fossil Gorge near the Coralville Dam.

National Junior High School Rodeo Finals
August 6, 2015 | 5 mins

For one week in June, the state fairgrounds we’re the focal point of the rodeo world for up-and-coming cowboys and cowgirls.

Searching Iowa Waterways for Invasive Mussels
August 6, 2015 | 8 mins

Researchers search the Iowa river for invasive mussel species plaguing the state’s waterways.