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Iowa Outdoors | Season 5 Preview (#408)

Iowa Outdoors | Season 5 Preview (#408)

posted on December 17, 2014 at 2:36 PM

A sneak peek at a few of the stories you'll see in Season 5. 01:50 Read More »
Color the Wind Kite Festival (#408)

Color the Wind Kite Festival (#408)

posted on December 17, 2014 at 2:28 PM

This annual festival draws kite aficionados and spectators to Clear Lake every February for the splash of color and floating spectacle in the sky. It’s an event that thrives on wind, snow and ice. 07:22 Read More »
Northern pike winter research (#408)

Northern pike winter research (#408)

posted on December 17, 2014 at 2:25 PM

Fish researchers with the Iowa DNR use a hovercraft to navigate the frozen backwaters of the Upper Mississippi River, collecting valuable habitat and movement data on radio-tagged northern pike. 04:58 Read More »
Ice scuba diving (#408)

Ice scuba diving (#408)

posted on December 17, 2014 at 2:21 PM

We jump into a frozen lake to explore the dangerous adventure of scuba diving…underneath the ice. There are few locations in Iowa to dive below the ice line and even fewer ice scuba divers. 08:13 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#408) (#408)

Iowa Outdoors (#408) (#408)

posted on December 11, 2014 at 4:35 PM

Full Program: On this winter edition of Iowa Outdoors...Go under the ice on an Iowa lake with some adventurous scuba divers. Learn how DNR researchers are gathering valuable information about northern pike through the ice on the Upper Mississippi. And see the... 26:59 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#407) (#407)

Iowa Outdoors (#407) (#407)

posted on November 7, 2014 at 4:39 PM

Full Program: On this autumn edition of Iowa Outdoors...explore the Middle River water trail among the covered bridges of Madison County, learn about the turkey vulture and its role in our wildlife ecosystem, go rock climbing at one of Iowa's best and most... 28:46 Read More »
Turkey vultures (#407)

Turkey vultures (#407)

posted on November 7, 2014 at 2:12 PM

Not many people like or admire turkey vultures. But we may take for granted the role of turkey vultures in our wildlife ecosystem. 07:22 Read More »
Rock climbing (#407)

Rock climbing (#407)

posted on November 7, 2014 at 2:11 PM

You may not think of Iowa as a rock climbing destination, but there are several great places in Iowa to climb and a growing community of climbers working to expand opportunities. 06:26 Read More »
Middle River water trail (#407)

Middle River water trail (#407)

posted on November 7, 2014 at 2:10 PM

Explore how an Iowa DNR water trail project is rejuvenating a paddling adventure underneath some of the landmark covered bridges of Madison County. 04:51 Read More »
Mississippi River aerial photographry (#407)

Mississippi River aerial photographry (#407)

posted on November 7, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Photographer Bob Hurt captures the vivid beauty of the Upper Mississippi River Valley from a plane hundreds of feet above the watery wilderness. 04:40 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#406) (#406)

Iowa Outdoors (#406) (#406)

posted on October 2, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Full Program: In this edition we look back at some of our favorite adventures. Throughout our first four seasons, we've shown you some adventurous ways to explore our state. We’ll reintroduce you to a trio of kiteboarding Iowans, soar through the treetops on the... 28:46 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#405) (#405)

Iowa Outdoors (#405) (#405)

posted on September 8, 2014 at 3:07 PM

Full Program: From scuba diving Okoboji to the high dynamic landscapes of the Loess Hills, we venture back into the archives for our best photographic journeys. 28:45 Read More »
Fish tanks at the DNR Building (#404)

Fish tanks at the DNR Building (#404)

posted on August 6, 2014 at 5:27 PM

Each year, Iowa Department of Natural Resources staff members pull off the complicated, but carefully coordinated job of moving a variety of water species from Iowa's lakes and rivers to large fish tanks on display to the public at the Iowa State... 03:17 Read More »
Fly tying at the Fair (#404)

Fly tying at the Fair (#404)

posted on August 6, 2014 at 5:26 PM

A newer competition at the Iowa State Fair lures in anglers to test their fly tying ability and creativity. 03:12 Read More »
Master Gardeners' serene oasis on the Fairgrounds (#404)

Master Gardeners' serene oasis on the Fairgrounds (#404)

posted on August 6, 2014 at 5:26 PM

Master Gardeners maintain several gardens in Polk County, including the colorful and educational collection of plants and flowers in the Discovery Garden on the Iowa State Fairgrounds. The garden provides fairgoers a quiet resting place and a... 05:53 Read More »
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