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Episode 709 of Iowa Outdoors
July 18, 2017 | 29 min

Experience trap shooting,  journey along the Mississippi River from LeClaire to Dubuque and back again on Iowa’s Twilight Cruise, and meet a photographer who returned to the art to capture the Cedar River Valley.

Photographer Rich Herrmann
July 18, 2017 | 8 min

After some time away from photography, Rich Herrmann rediscovered his passion for taking photos after being gifted a digital camera. Now rarely a weekend goes by where Rich isn’t hiking around eastern Iowa looking to capture a unique moment.

Mississippi Twilight Cruise
July 18, 2017 | 8 min

A riverboat ride along the Mississippi River is an old-fashioned journey of wildlife and beautiful river views, and a trip back in time for any Iowan looking for a vintage adventure.

Shooting sports
July 18, 2017 | 8 min

A unique combination of skill and precision for gun owners, trap shooting is a popular outdoor activity in Iowa.

 

Dancehall Cave Trail
July 18, 2017 | 2 min

Take a virtual hike through one of Iowa’s most dazzling spectacles; Dance Hall Cave in Maquoketa State Park.

Iowa Outdoors episode 707
July 12, 2017 | 29 min

Catch a rare glimpse of the Iowa prairie as the first settlers may have seen it, discover how goats are cleaning up the environment and meet an Instragram icon in Iowan Bryan Conley.

Rochester Prairie Cemetery
July 12, 2017 | 3 min

Iowa’s prairie environments are relatively rare considering our state’s agricultural practices, but one eastern Iowa cemetery has combined solemn remembrance with ecological history.

 

Photographer Bryan Conley
July 12, 2017 | 7 min

Musician-turned- photographer Bryan Conley fell in love with photographing the Iowa landscape. His affection has led to photography journeys beyond Iowa’s borders and a substantial Instagram audience.

 

Fort Dodge Regional Trail
July 12, 2017 | 2 min

A virtual bike ride through the Fort Dodge Regional Trail system.

Four-mile creek clean up
July 12, 2017 | 5 min

Join the Iowa Rivers Revival and the Iowa Environmental Council's Service Squad as they do their part to cleanup Iowa's waterways through the Adopt A Stream program.