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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 »
Archery and bowfishing (#404)

Archery and bowfishing (#404)

posted on August 6, 2014 at 5:25 PM

The State Fair provides an opportunity for people of all ages to try the skill sport of archery. Some Iowans are taking that skill to the water for the unique sport of bowfishing. 06:37 Read More »
Outdoors photographers compete at Iowa State Fair (#404)

Outdoors photographers compete at Iowa State Fair (#404)

posted on August 6, 2014 at 5:25 PM

Outdoors photographers enter their favorite and best images of the year in the annual Iowa State Fair Photography Salon. It's one of the largest photography competitions of its type in the country. 05:49 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#404) (#404)

Iowa Outdoors (#404) (#404)

posted on August 6, 2014 at 3:01 PM

Full Program: On this edition of Iowa Outdoors, a State Fair special showcasing archery, the DNR's fly tying competition, master gardening at the fairgrounds, and the impressive work of outdoor shutter bugs at the annual photography salon. Visit our FAIR Site! 28:44 Read More »
Paddling Iowa's rivers (#403)

Paddling Iowa's rivers (#403)

posted on July 3, 2014 at 3:58 PM

Come along as we explore some of Iowa's 1800 miles of river, including the scenic bluffs of the Upper Iowa River, with an Iowan who literally wrote the book on Paddling Iowa. 09:09 Read More »
Trumpeter swans (#403)

Trumpeter swans (#403)

posted on July 3, 2014 at 3:53 PM

Almost 20 years after the Iowa DNR began efforts to reintroduce the Trumpeter swan population in Iowa, the program is succeeding. It's providing economic benefits, as well as important lessons about the environment. 03:04 Read More »
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