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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 »
Water quality and Iowa's trout population (#403)

Water quality and Iowa's trout population (#403)

posted on July 3, 2014 at 3:51 PM

Iowa's trout population is a valuable resource. See how farmers and government are working together to improve water quality in Iowa's streams to help maintain healthy trout populations and fishing conditions. 07:15 Read More »
17-year cicadas swarm parts of Iowa (#403)

17-year cicadas swarm parts of Iowa (#403)

posted on July 3, 2014 at 3:47 PM

Brood III of the periodical cicadas emerged in Iowa in 2014 after 17 years underground. The long-living insects fascinate entomologists but sometimes annoy others, as thousands of singing male cicadas in a single tree create a loud, constant... 04:40 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#403) (#403)

Iowa Outdoors (#403) (#403)

posted on July 3, 2014 at 10:52 AM

Full Program: Discover how farmers and government are working together to benefit trout populations and water quality, learn about the 17-year cicadas, see how the DNR has reintroduced Trumpeter swans to Iowa, and go canoeing on the Upper Iowa River. 28:46 Read More »
Peregrine falcons return to river cliffs (#402)

Peregrine falcons return to river cliffs (#402)

posted on June 5, 2014 at 5:15 PM

Peregrine falcons prospered for centuries on the Mississippi River cliffs in northeast Iowa before disappearing and almost becoming extinct in the mid-1900s. After years of work by conservationists, the falcons inhabit the river cliffs once again. 06:10 Read More »
Reiman Gardens at Iowa State University (#402)

Reiman Gardens at Iowa State University (#402)

posted on June 5, 2014 at 5:08 PM

Reiman Gardens in Ames is part of Iowa State's mission to educate students in horticulture. In addition to extensive garden areas, the popular butterfly wing displays as many as 800 live butterflies at a time. And this year's theme connects outer... 06:59 Read More »
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