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Iowa DNR 11h
Come join us at the Walnut Woods lodge as we discuss the park's history, current projects and activities, and its future! Nov. 15 6:30-7:30
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Iowa DNR 13h
Now THAT's an ! Nice catch from the Mississippi, Craig!
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Iowa DNR 14h
Opportunity: Park Manager, Land, Waters, and Engineering Bureau, Central point of contact on various realty and engineering services Closes 11/13
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Iowa DNR Nov 11
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Iowa DNR Nov 11
In 1940, no one expected the giant that dropped temps from the 60s to the single digits in just hours, with arctic winds and snow trapping hunters who were following the incredible number of ducks flying through the state. Read more:
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Iowa DNR Nov 10
Like many prey animals, have eyes on the sides of their heads rather than facing forward. Because of this, ducks must control each eye independently in order to perceive depth, or how far away objects are! 📷: Eric Williamson
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Iowa DNR Nov 9
How's your pheasant season coming? . . . Image: three hunters and dog holding pheasants
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Iowa DNR Nov 9
Good and white bite on the Des Moines River below the Red Rock spillway
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Iowa DNR Nov 9
Mmm, plankton...did you know Iowa like this one in the Turkey River filter their lunch from the water as it passes by, holding onto the streambed with a muscular "foot?" More cool things about mussels:
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Iowa DNR Nov 9
Thanks for sharing!
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Iowa DNR Nov 8
Anglers doing well with jigs & plastics for on the (Nashua-La Porte City)
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Iowa DNR Nov 8
Blaze orange only gives you away to other hunters (that's a good thing). Here's why it doesn't tip off animals to your presence:
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Iowa DNR Nov 8
are speed demons when it comes to digging. With short, powerful legs and long claws, a badger can dig a hole faster than a person with a shovel can. In fact, they can sometimes throw dirt 4 to 5 feet in the air as they dig! 📷: Amie Davidson
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Iowa DNR Nov 8
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Iowa DNR Nov 7
If this only had an odometer...we tagged it in Clinton in 2008, and it was recently captured in Point Douglas, Minn. - 291 miles away! In 10 years it grew about 16.5 inches and gained 42.5 pounds! Photos:
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Iowa DNR Nov 7
Move over, cream of mushroom stew. phried rice is here! :
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Iowa DNR Nov 7
Public meeting to discuss Silver Lake improvement plan:
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Iowa DNR Nov 6
Take a break from all the donkeys and elephants - we can all agree on the . (No, not buffalo - bison.) Meet America's national :
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Iowa DNR Nov 6
that use their tails to communicate with other squirrels, distract predators, and for balance when navigating tree branches? 📷: Jerry Nordstrum More cool things about squirrels:
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Iowa DNR Nov 6
Community stocking: Heritage Pond, , Nov. 9, noon
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