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 state s avian specialists. And Dan Wardell discovers the inner-workings of Iowa State University’s traveling Insect Zoo. [26 minutes]
We join amateur astronomers at one of Iowa’s darkest locations for the Iowa Star Party, as they share their... 07:02
It was once a mineral oasis, where Julien Dubuque settled more than 200 years ago. Now, the scenic Mines of Spain area... 03:47
See how injured eagles, falcons and other birds are rescued and taken under the caring wing of rehabilitators at... 06:26
Full Program: Look into the sky with amateur astronomers and astrophotographers at the Iowa Star Party, visit a classroom where... 28:43
Dan Wardell shows us how a fun, hands-on learning experience with cockroaches, millipedes, tarantulas and other... 04:28
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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]
- Thu, March 13, 6:30 PM on IPTV
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]
These episodes of Iowa Outdoors aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.