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Youth rescued from Iowa lake

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported March 23 that a Marion teen was pulled from Lake Darling after his kayak sank. Lake Darling is located in Washington County, in southeastern Iowa. Related: Safety urged in wake of Iowa drownings The incident happened Friday, March 19, 2021. Read more from the Iowa DNR: A 17-year-old […]

Four Iowans convicted in yearlong poachi...

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported the results of a yearlong investigation on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, that resulted in the convictions of four Iowans, involving numerous wildlife violations. Learn more from the DNR: A routine inspection of local taxidermy operations in Buchanan and Linn counties began a yearlong investigation into poaching activity and […]

Iowa DNR: No need to rescue Bambi

As cute and helpless as they might seem, wildlife officials say fawns that appear to be abandoned are actually exhibiting normal deer behavior and should be left alone. “The worst thing someone can do is to ‘rescue’ the fawn,” said Jim Coffey, forest wildlife research biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Related: Shot […]