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Video: Topics: Science & Nature: Environment

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  • Fish tanks at the DNR Building (#404)

    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... 03:17

  • Fly tying at the Fair (#404)

    A newer competition at the Iowa State Fair lures in anglers to test their fly tying ability and creativity. 03:12

  • Outdoors photographers compete at Iowa State Fair (#404)

    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

  • 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

  • Paddling Iowa's rivers (#403)

    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

  • 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

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

    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... 07:15

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

    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... 04:40

  • 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

  • Reiman Gardens at Iowa State University (#402)

    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... 06:59

  • Emerald ash borer invades Iowa (#402)

    The emerald ash borer is spreading across the state of Iowa, feeding on ash trees and killing them as a result. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and various municipalities are trying to... 04:02

  • Water quality successes (#402)

    Farmers in Iowa are planting the seeds and adopting conservation practices that lead to cleaner water. Small communities recognize many different paths to clean water, but the key is implementing... 06:32

  • 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

  • Jim Frink: Fungi photographer (#401)

    Jim Frink has an eye for something many people wouldn't give a second look. He's spent decades searching for, and photographing, the stunning colors, shapes, sizes and textures of hundreds of... 06:14

  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (#401)

    Explore some of the exotic plants and interesting displays inside the recognizable domed conservatory, as construction continues on a series of new outdoor gardens at the Greater Des Moines... 03:45

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