Iowa Outdoor Expo
November 5, 2015 | 5 min

We try our hands at many of the outdoor activities Iowa has to offer at the Department of Natural Resources' annual Iowa Outdoor Expo.

Raptor Banding
November 5, 2015 | 7 min

Conservationists at the Hitchcock Nature Center in western Iowa catalog a variety of migrating birds each fall and tag them for easy identification.

Hitchcock Nature Center
November 5, 2015 | 4 min

Experience some of the history and natural wonders of the Hitchcock Nature Center in the rolling Loess Hills of Pottawattamie County.

Rowing in Iowa
November 5, 2015 | 8 min

We take you to the Head of the Des Moines Regatta and show you how Iowa rowing clubs are helping teach and promote the sport.

Iowa Outdoors (#507)
November 5, 2015 | 29 min

On this episode of Iowa Outdoors...get on the water with Iowa rowers and see how you can try the sport, explore Hitchcock Nature Center in the Loess Hills, learn about banding hawks and other migratory birds and see many of the hands-on activities at the DNR's Iowa Outdoor Expo.

Iowa Outdoors Episode (#506)
October 1, 2015 | 29 min

On this episode of Iowa two Iowans who have embraced barefoot running, travel to Ashton Observatory to stargaze, explore miles of new mountain biking trails and take a night paddle under a full moon.

Night paddle
October 1, 2015 | 6 min

Row out onto Brushy Creek Lake with a group of paddlers under the night sky to take in a unique view of a full moon.

Ashton Observatory
October 1, 2015 | 5 min

We travel to Jasper County, where astronomers hold dark sky at a premium, and stargazers can catch a glimpse of the wonders of space.

Barefoot running
October 1, 2015 | 8 min

Ditch your shoes, and meet two Iowans who have embraced the trend of barefoot running.

Mountain biking
October 1, 2015 | 7 min

Explore Whiterock Conservancy, where mountain bikers are getting an adrenaline rush on miles of new trails designed and built for them to enjoy.