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Video: Topics: Science & Nature: Animals

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  • Iowa Outdoors (#404) (#404)

    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... 28:44

  • Trumpeter swans (#403)

    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... 03:04

  • Iowa Outdoors (#403) (#403)

    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,... 28:46

  • Peregrine falcons return to river cliffs (#402)

    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... 06:10

  • Iowa Outdoors (#402) (#402)

    Full Program: Visit the bluffs along the Mississippi River in northeast Iowa, where once-endangered peregrine falcons now fly freely in their native habitat, and explore the beauty of Reiman Gardens, the 17-acre... 28:46

  • Tracking shovelnose sturgeon in Iowa waters (#401)

    Data on fish migrations for spawning and overall behavior are essential to keeping a healthy population for future generations. Iowa DNR officials are monitoring the movements of an interesting... 05:57

  • Iowa Outdoors (#401) (#401)

    Full Program: Join Iowa geocachers for a high-tech game of hide-and-seek. Explore the vast variety of plants and interesting displays inside the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Go along with Iowa DNR... 27:43

  • Iowa Outdoors (#306) (#306)

    Full Program: Explore Iowa from the powered handlebars of local snowmobilers, experience wildlife through the art of modern-day taxidermists, and follow the journey of outdoors photographer David Heusinkveld... 28:44

  • Amateur astronomers and the art of astrophotography (#305)

    We join amateur astronomers at one of Iowa’s darkest locations for the Iowa Star Party, as they share their interstellar hobby and stunning photos with each other and curious guests. 07:02

  • Mines of Spain (#305)

    It was once a mineral oasis, where Julien Dubuque settled more than 200 years ago. Now, the scenic Mines of Spain area along the Mississippi River is an outdoor recreation destination and a place... 03:47

  • Rehabilitating injured birds at SOAR (#305)

    See how injured eagles, falcons and other birds are rescued and taken under the caring wing of rehabilitators at Saving Our Avian Resources (SOAR), with the hope of releasing them back into the wild. 06:26

  • Iowa Outdoors (#305) (#305)

    Full Program: Look into the sky with amateur astronomers and astrophotographers at the Iowa Star Party, visit a classroom where kids are touching critters from Iowa State University’s Insect Zoo, explore the... 28:43

  • ISU's traveling Insect Zoo (#305)

    Dan Wardell shows us how a fun, hands-on learning experience with cockroaches, millipedes, tarantulas and other arthropods is helping teach Iowans the importance of those critters in our environment. 04:28

  • Decorah Eagle Update, Decorah, Iowa (#206)

    Iowa Outdoors has an update regarding the Decorah eagle known as D1 and her tremendous journey. 04:44

  • Nature Photographer Carl Kurtz (#206)

    Every fall naturalist, farmer and wildlife photographer Carl Kurtz harvests a field of dreams. 05:15

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