The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported today than a Granville man died after being shot during a coyote hunt in northwest Iowa. Coyote hunting is legal year-round in Iowa. Read more about today’s announcement from the DNR: CLAY COUNTY, Iowa — On January 27, at approximately 11:15 a.m., Clay County Sheriff’s deputies, Iowa DNR […]
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An update on two shootings that took place this winter in Iowa: The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported today that tests on two large canines concluded that the animals were wolves, an endangered species at both the state and federal level. Related: Animal DNA being tested Despite their endangered status, no charges will be […]
It took almost a full year, but three Iowans are now facing charges after tips from the public led to their arrest in connection with hunting violations. Learn about previous hunting cases from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and read on for more from the DNR about the latest case: The Iowa Department of […]
By Cindy Hadish/Homegrown Iowan Iowa’s top asbestos official stands by his observations of the asbestos removal at Washington High School, even as the Cedar Rapids School District tries to raise questions about the report. Tom Wuehr said when he visited the school this summer in response to a complaint about asbestos removal during school renovations, […]
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is trying to identify an animal shot by a hunter in northwest Iowa. A coyote hunter shot the animal in Osceola County on Sunday, the DNR reported on Dec. 8, 2015. Read more about the report from the DNR: A large canine shot Sunday morning by a coyote hunter […]
Apparently, Iowa doesn’t roll out the welcome mat for elk. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported today that a bull elk was shot Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, at the request of the DNR after it encountered a farmer in west-central Iowa.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has found a fish thought to be long-gone in the state. State and national scientists are working to positively identify the fish, believed to be a longear sunfish, the DNR reported. If proven to be the species, this would be the first time in more than 80 years that […]
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is reporting today that a large male mountain lion was shot and killed in western Iowa. Mountain lions have no legal wildlife protection in Iowa; the same as black bears.
As new, large-scale hog confinement facilities are debated in Linn County, comes news from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources on one of the potential side effects of this type of operation. Of note, the corporation involved in the manure spill, Maschhoff LLC, cites on its website the company’s environmental philosophy: “Our environmental team is […]
I won’t get into the politics of the federal government shut-down, but there’s no doubt that the measure – or lack of one – has left many people confused. That extends to which entities are affected by the shut-down. I saw a TV news report that listed Honey Creek as one of the parks that […]