Outdoors

Grinnell Glacier ignites memories of Iowa’s past

Editor's note: John Lawrence Hanson, Ed.D., of Marion teaches U.S. history with an emphasis on environmental issues at Linn-Mar High School and sits o ...

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Iowa boating safety risks: Watch out on the water

Boating enthusiasts in Iowa can breathe a sigh of relief that the worst time of the year for debacles on lakes and rivers has passed, but those who st ...

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An unclear path for outdoor recreation in Iowa

ELKADER - A 15-foot tall wall of limestone topped by a tree canopy looms on the opposite bank of the Turkey River as one by one 27 kayaks dip into the ...

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A walk in Montana to remember Iowa’s past

Editor's note: John Lawrence Hanson, Ed.D., of Marion teaches U.S. history with an emphasis on environmental issues at Linn-Mar High School and sits o ...

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A long ‘short’ walk in the outdoors

Editor's note: John Lawrence Hanson, Ed.D., of Marion teaches U.S. history with an emphasis on environmental issues at Linn-Mar High School and sits o ...

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Trout reintroduced to Iowa river headwaters

Scott Conway says he can't wait to catch one of the native trout stocked earlier this year in the nameless spring-fed stream that flows through his Wi ...

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Buchanan County wetland to remain dry

The wetland at Koutny Pond/Hoffman Woods east of Brandon is dry and will remain so for up to a year, the Buchanan County Conservation Department has a ...

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A fishing dilemma

LANSING - The age-old angler's quandary - whether it's better to leave biting fish in search of others or exploit them until your arms ache - confront ...

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Sights and sounds from a ‘cave dweller’

Editor's note: John Lawrence Hanson, Ed.D., of Marion teaches U.S. history with an emphasis on environmental issues at Linn-Mar High School and sits o ...

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A fishing seminar for the new and old

Veteran angler and tournament competitor Brian Stoll will conduct fishing seminars - one for beginners, one for advanced anglers - next month at Kirkw ...

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Forum explores relationship between karst, livestock operations and water quality

DECORAH - Though it provides little solace for northeast Iowans worried about the impact of livestock confinements in areas of karst topography, atten ...

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Karst can aid rivers as well as streams

DECORAH - I had a revelation Tuesday during a presentation at Luther College by Department of Natural Resources Northeast Iowa Fisheries Supervisor Mi ...

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Butterfly raised in Cedar Rapids makes it to Mexico

Monarch butterfly enthusiasts say it's a thrill to have one of their tags recovered at the imperiled insect's wintering grounds in Mexico.#x201c;We ar ...

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Cedar Rapids fisherman wins $20,000 prize

A Cedar Rapids man who learned to fish through the Bass Federation youth program won $20,000 last week in a big-time tournament on the Mississippi Riv ...

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Enjoying nature on the run

Editor's note: John Lawrence Hanson, Ed.D., of Marion teaches U.S. history with an emphasis on environmental issues at Linn-Mar High School.By John Ha ...

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