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Iowa Outdoors

Produced in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa Outdoors highlights outdoor recreation, environmental issues, conservation initiatives, and Iowa's outdoor natural resources.


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  • Iowa Outdoors (#503) (#503)

    Full Program: Venture north to Okoboji's antique boat festival and explore the Iowa DNR's efforts to rehabilitate lakes across our state. 26:44

  • Iowa Outdoors (#502) (#502)

    Full Program: On this early summertime edition of Iowa Outdoors...Fly down a zip line at Langwood Challenge Course in Louisa County...See the intricate craftsmanship of bamboo fly fishing rods from a man whose... 27:51

  • Iowa Outdoors Springtime Edition (#501)

    Full Program: On this episode of Iowa Outdoors, we travel alongside an elite team of storm chasers, spend the night outdoors for a military-style workout regimen, and enjoy springtime wildflowers through the... 27:44

  • Iowa Outdoors (#408) (#408)

    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... 26:59

  • Iowa Outdoors (#407) (#407)

    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,... 28:46

  • Iowa Outdoors (#406) (#406)

    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... 28:46

  • Iowa Outdoors (#405) (#405)

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Iowa Outdoors (#304) (#304)

    Full Program: We profile wildfire training and nighttime photography in the Loess Hills, visit an innovative playscape in central Iowa’s Jester Park, and showcase summertime firefly photography. 28:44

  • Iowa Outdoors (#303) (#303)

    Full Program: We explore paddle-in campsites in central Iowa, explain the restoration of Nahant Marsh, and showcase a photo project between an iPhone and a bur oak tree -- 365 days in the making. 28:45

  • Iowa Outdoors (#302) (#302)

    Full Program: From the lens of one wildlife photographer to the handlebar view from our state's biking enthusiasts, we explore springtime in Iowa.

  • Iowa Outdoors (#301) (#301)

    Full Program: We strap in for the fastest ice-bound experience you’ll have all year on the frozen tundra of Clear Lake. We descend below the lake's surface to discover how the Iowa DNR is building the backbone...

  • Iowa Outdoors (#206) (#206)

    Full Program: It could be said that this edition of Iowa Outdoors is for the birds. We spend some time with a club that is on the lookout for young people who have and interest in bird watching. We get a... 27:45

  • Iowa Outdoors (#205) (#205)

    Full Program: In this episode, we go sailing on Lake Okoboji, find out why nearly three quarters of a million people visit Big Creek State Park each year, learn how the drought affected water quality and... 28:45

  • Iowa Outdoors (#204) (#204)

    Full Program: This episode examines an invasive species that could have a serious impact on Iowa's waterways, shares a view of the state's landscape as seen by photographer and author Larry Stone and tours... 28:46

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