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Iowa DNR

Iowa hunters harvest 11,700 spring turkeys, down 100 from last year

Turkey hunters reported harvesting 11,700 Iowa birds this spring, which is 100 birds fewer than were harvested in 2017. Iowa’s spring turkey seasons began April 7 with the youth season and ended on May 20. Hunters purchased nearly 50,000 spring turkey tags. Hunters can help the DNR with its annual population estimates by reporting all

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Iowa Monarch Conservation Strategy: upward of nearly a million acres for monarch habitat by 2038

The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium has set a goal of acres devoted to monarch butterfly habitat in the state by 2038. “The consortium has worked collaboratively with diverse stakeholders to develop a comprehensive plan to expand habitat on our agricultural land, urban areas, roadsides, and other public land. We appreciate the many partners that have

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Thousands of fish dead after winter kill in three eastern Iowa lakes

SOLON, Iowa — The Iowa DNR received reports of dead fish in Terry Trueblood Lake in Iowa City, and Mohawk Park Lake and Cedar Lake in Cedar Rapids, on Feb. 27. DNR fisheries staff found about 1,000 dead bluegill, 1,500 channel catfish, 225 carp, 100 largemouth bass, 400 trout, 150 wipers (hybrid striped bass) and

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Iowa winter stocking effort puts trout in fisheries that wouldn’t support them during warmer months

Starting Jan. 13, the Iowa DNR will release trout in seven locations this winter in areas that would not support them during warmer months, the DNR said in a news release. The popular winter urban trout stocking program is supported by the sales of the trout fee. Anglers need a valid fishing license and pay the trout

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