The premiere episode of Iowa Outdoors brings viewers to frozen farm silos in northeast Iowa for a one-of-a-kind ice climbing experience, record-breaking ice fishing on Spirit Lake, pheasant restoration efforts across Iowa, and the beauty of fall migration at DeSoto Bend National Wildlife Refuge. Every edition of Iowa Outdoors will also offer how-to outdoor cooking recipes and nature photography tips from Iowa’s top wildlife shutterbugs. [28 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Near Cedar Falls, a band of flatland mountaineers have found a unique solution to our sometimes vertically-challenged... 06:29
Chef Jon Benedict shares a recipe for a pheasant casserole that will stick to your ribs and warm you up on a cold... 03:16
The work of wildlife photographer Don Poggensee has appeared in over 70 magazines and newspapers around the world.... 04:06
With dwindling pheasant populations in Iowa, some hunters may turn to a new law allowing the release of pen-reared... 05:37
Lakeside communities in Iowa can't afford to go into hibernation during Iowa's long cold winters. On Spirit Lake,... 04:09
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Series Description: Iowa Outdoors is a series focusing on outdoor recreation, environmental issues, conservation initiatives, and Iowa’s outdoor natural resources.
Iowa Outdoors is a partnership between Iowa Public Television and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The six half-hour programs will be broadcast in high-definition on Iowa Public Television. The Iowa DNR annually publishes six issues of Iowa Outdoors magazine. Please visit www.iowadnr.gov for subscription information and visit www.iptv.org to find streaming video of Iowa Outdoors.
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We explore paddle-in campsites in central Iowa, explain the restoration of Nahant Marsh, and showcase a photo project between an iPhone and a bur oak tree -- 365 days in the making. [27 minutes]
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From the lens of one wildlife photographer to the handlebar view from our state's biking enthusiasts, we explore springtime in Iowa. [27 minutes]
We profile wildfire training and nighttime photography in the Loess Hills, visit an innovative playscape in central Iowa’s Jester Park, and showcase summertime firefly photography. [28 minutes]
Iowa Outdoors ventures out after sunset to one of the best stargazing locations in Iowa. We explore the Mines of Spain along the Mississippi River and follow the raptor recovery efforts of our... [26 minutes]
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